Harry G Jockers (1930 - 1992)

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Harry G Jockers
1930 - 1992
October 28, 1930
September 1992
Last Known Residence
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada 89116
Harry G Jockers of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada was born on October 28, 1930, and died at age 61 years old in September 1992.
Updated: October 3, 2011

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Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada 89116
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Harry Jockers passed away at age 61 years old in September 1992. Harry G Jockers of Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada was born on October 28, 1930.

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Harry G Jockers lived 16 years shorter than the average Jockers family member when he died at the age of 61.
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In 1930, in the year that Harry G Jockers was born, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1967, Harry was 37 years old when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1976, Harry was 46 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1987, Harry was 57 years old when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1992, in the year of Harry G Jockers's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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