Herbert Brown (1906 - 1983)

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Herbert Brown
1906 - 1983
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April 17, 1906
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February 1983
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El Paso, El Paso County, Texas 79924
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Herbert Brown was born on April 17, 1906. He died in February 1983 at 76 years old. We know that Herbert Brown had been residing in El Paso, El Paso County, Texas 79924.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Herbert Brown passed away in February 1983 at age 76. He was born on April 17, 1906. We are unaware of information about Herbert's immediate family. We know that Herbert Brown had been residing in El Paso, El Paso County, Texas 79924.

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In 1906, in the year that Herbert Brown was born, 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 1913, at the age of merely 7 years old, Herbert was alive when the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1956, by the time he was 50 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1972, he was 66 years old when on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1983, in the year of Herbert Brown's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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