Herbert Pfortmiller (1909 - 1973)

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Herbert Pfortmiller
1909 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Herbert Pfortmiller was born on February 15, 1909. He died in July 1973 at 64 years old. We know that Herbert Pfortmiller had been residing in Gorham, Russell County, Kansas 67640.


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Herbert Pfortmiller died in July 1973 at 64 years old. He was born on February 15, 1909. We are unaware of information about Herbert's family or relationships. We know that Herbert Pfortmiller had been residing in Gorham, Russell County, Kansas 67640.
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In 1909, in the year that Herbert Pfortmiller was born, explorer Robert Peary, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, claimed to have been the first to have reached the geographic North Pole. His claim has been disputed for over a century - some say that he ended up 60 miles from the North Pole. Peary was the only navigator on his team and he didn't submit his records for public review.

In 1919, he was only 10 years old when in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

In 1925, when he was 16 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1944, he was 35 years old when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1973, in the year of Herbert Pfortmiller's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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Arnold Pfortmiller
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