Herbert W Alvarez (1920 - 2008)

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Herbert W Alvarez
1920 - 2008
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January 27, 1920
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February 25, 2008
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Palatka, Putnam County, Florida 32177
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Herbert W Alvarez was born on January 27, 1920. He died on February 25, 2008 at 88 years of age. We know that Herbert W Alvarez had been residing in Palatka, Putnam County, Florida 32177.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Herbert W Alvarez passed away on February 25, 2008 at 88 years of age. He was born on January 27, 1920. We are unaware of information about Herbert's family or relationships. We know that Herbert W Alvarez had been residing in Palatka, Putnam County, Florida 32177.

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In 1920, in the year that Herbert W Alvarez was born, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1936, he was 16 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1959, by the time he was 39 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1964, Herbert was 44 years old when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1991, Herbert was 71 years old when on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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