Harvey Shank (1891 - 1963)

Harvey Shank
1891 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
Harvey Shank was born on November 19, 1891. He died in April 1963 at age 71. We know that Harvey Shank had been residing in Idaho.

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Harvey Shank passed away in April 1963 at age 71. He was born on November 19, 1891. We are unaware of information about Harvey's immediate family. We know that Harvey Shank had been residing in Idaho.
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In 1891, in the year that Harvey Shank was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1920, at the age of 29 years old, Harvey was alive when Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

In 1938, Harvey was 47 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1941, Harvey was 50 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1963, in the year of Harvey Shank's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

Other Biographies

Other Harvey Shanks

around 1914 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1915 - Unknown
around 1906 - Unknown
around 1923 - Unknown
Feb 6, 1919 - Jun 9, 1987
Jan 26, 1906 - Apr 24, 1991
Jan 28, 1911 - October 1986

Other Shanks

Sep 20, 1911 - Mar 7, 2000
Nov 28, 1897 - Jan 30, 1992
Jan 24, 1916 - Jun 4, 1994
May 15, 1915 - February 1979
Mar 27, 1938 - Jan 15, 1993
Mar 28, 1936 - May 28, 2006
Jul 22, 1889 - August 1980
Oct 25, 1887 - June 1976
Jul 4, 1914 - February 1987
May 20, 1913 - August 1971
Jul 24, 1915 - Oct 24, 1991
Dec 29, 1919 - August 1994
Oct 10, 1893 - May 1967
Mar 31, 1906 - Jul 7, 1990
Nov 29, 1886 - February 1964
Sep 26, 1916 - May 22, 1997
Oct 10, 1913 - Nov 24, 2002
Jul 11, 1944 - May 1, 2000
Dec 12, 1904 - March 1975
Sep 24, 1899 - May 1966

Other Bios

Aug 13, 1898 - October 1953
Jun 30, 1913 - Aug 29, 2002
Oct 16, 1888 - October 1984
Feb 16, 1883 - June 1972
Jun 12, 1898 - Dec 19, 1987
Mar 18, 1896 - February 1985
Feb 14, 1892 - November 1968
Dec 27, 1897 - January 1974
May 21, 1900 - April 1972
Mar 2, 1894 - March 1966
Apr 13, 1910 - March 1985
Apr 7, 1882 - December 1969
May 1, 1894 - April 1973
Mar 15, 1912 - Jan 29, 1988
Aug 17, 1912 - April 1985
Jan 29, 1914 - Feb 14, 1990
Feb 20, 1886 - June 1982
May 24, 1908 - Jan 16, 1989
Jan 28, 1900 - July 1980
Oct 5, 1876 - October 1969
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