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Harry W Jr McLaughlin (born 1924)

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Harry W Jr McLaughlin
1924
Born
c. 1924
Last Known Residence
Allegheny County, Pennsylvania United States
Summary
Harry W Jr Mclaughlin of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania United States was born c. 1924. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Harry W Jr McLaughlin.
Updated: September 24, 2013
Biography ID: 154914404

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Harry W Jr McLaughlin
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Harry W Jr Mclaughlin
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Allegheny County, Pennsylvania United States
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c. 1924
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White, Citizen

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4 Years Of High School

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Military serial#: 33678521 Enlisted: April 15, 1943 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania Military branch: No Branch Assignment Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
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The average age of a Mclaughlin family member is 72.
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1924 World Events

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In 1924, in the year that Harry W Jr McLaughlin was born, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1934, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1951, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1975, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1998, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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