Hoke Lewis (1902 - 1971)

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Hoke Lewis
1902 - 1971
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May 8, 1902
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May 1971
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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33134
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Hoke Lewis was born on May 8, 1902. Hoke died in May 1971 at 68 years old. We know that Hoke Lewis had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33134.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Hoke Lewis passed away in May 1971 at 68 years of age. Hoke was born on May 8, 1902. We are unaware of information about Hoke's family. We know that Hoke Lewis had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33134.

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In 1902, in the year that Hoke Lewis was born, the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1920, at the age of 18 years old, Hoke 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 1956, this person was 54 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1965, when this person was 63 years old, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1971, in the year of Hoke Lewis's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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