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Harry Gardner (1892 - 1972)

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Harry Gardner
1892 - 1972
Born
February 5, 1892
Death
July 1972
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Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15218
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Harry Gardner was born on February 5, 1892. He died in July 1972 at 80 years of age. We know that Harry Gardner had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15218.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Harry Gardner passed away in July 1972 at 80 years old. He was born on February 5, 1892. We are unaware of information about Harry's family. We know that Harry Gardner had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15218.
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In 1892, in the year that Harry Gardner was born, on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

In 1901, by the time he was merely 9 years old, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1947, at the age of 55 years old, Harry was alive when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1966, by the time he was 74 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1972, in the year of Harry Gardner's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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