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Herbert C Eldridge (1909 - 1993)

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Herbert C Eldridge
1909 - 1993
Born
January 1, 1909
Death
August 31, 1993
Last Known Residence
Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia 25801
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Herbert C Eldridge of Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia was born on January 1, 1909, and died at age 84 years old on August 31, 1993.
Updated: November 1, 2011
Biography ID: 39246957

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Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia 25801
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August 31, 1993
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Herbert Eldridge passed away at age 84 years old on August 31, 1993. Herbert C Eldridge of Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia was born on January 1, 1909.

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Herbert C Eldridge lived 13 years longer than the average Eldridge family member when he died at the age of 84.
The average age of an Eldridge family member is 71.
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1909 - 1993 World Events

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In 1909, in the year that Herbert C Eldridge was born, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1939, when he was 30 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1975, by the time he was 66 years old, 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 1982, by the time he was 73 years old, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

In 1993, in the year of Herbert C Eldridge's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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