Harry Dean (1885 - 1980)

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Harry Dean
1885 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Harry Dean was born on February 10, 1885. He died in September 1980 at 95 years old. We know that Harry Dean had been residing in Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County, California.

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Harry Dean died in September 1980 at 95 years of age. He was born on February 10, 1885. We have no information about Harry's surviving family. We know that Harry Dean had been residing in Morro Bay, San Luis Obispo County, California.
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1885 - 1980 World Events

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In 1885, in the year that Harry Dean was born, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1906, he was 21 years old when abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

In 1912, he was 27 years old when the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

In 1943, at the age of 58 years old, Harry was alive when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1980, in the year of Harry Dean's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Harry Edward Dean
around 1899 - Feb 20, 1918
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Apr 6, 1925 - Feb 10, 2006
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Hazel Dean
Feb 5, 1900 - July 1982
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Phyllis E Dean
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Millie O Dean
Nov 8, 1922 - Sep 6, 2004
Olympia, WA
Thomas Dean
Jun 15, 1913 - January 1981
Wapato, Washington
Robert J Dean
Jun 24, 1910 - Mar 15, 1996
McCleary, WA
John Dean
Jul 4, 1901 - April 1985
Spokane, Washington
Gilbert Lynn Dean
Jan 9, 1926 - Dec 13, 2004
Grants Pass, OR
Sidney C Dean
Dec 23, 1895 - Jan 20, 1995
Phoenix, AZ
Orlan Douglas Dean
Feb 24, 1924 - Jan 15, 2010
Puyallup, Washington
Lillie A Dean
Oct 19, 1900 - Dec 2, 1992
Defuniak Springs, FL
Roy Dean
Jan 31, 1889 - January 1979
Spokane, Washington
Dewey Dean
Jul 6, 1900 - Jun 15, 1967
Wapato, WA
Douglas Dean
Apr 22, 1909 - October 1970
Tacoma, Washington
Daren H Dean
Nov 11, 1925 - Jan 8, 2009
Vancouver, WA
Brooks R Dean
Jan 12, 1927 - Dec 30, 1998
Seattle, WA
Frederick G Dean
Jun 25, 1929 - Sep 20, 1995
Tacoma, WA
Edna Dean
Jun 22, 1929 - January 1980
Marion Dean
Dec 12, 1894 - June 1982
Seattle, Washington
Russell H Dean
Dec 13, 1891 - Apr 9, 1972

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Betty Preston Brown
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Harold Foulkes
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Seattle, Washington
Grace C Crow
May 7, 1922 - Feb 11, 1997
Redding, CA
Sarah F Strong
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Howard Gunderson
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Seattle, Washington
Elizabeth R Stadler
May 11, 1883 - Jul 15, 1968
Moses Lake, WA
Lewis Oldham
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Fred Kligle
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Mary E Bellows
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