Howard Delap (1882 - 1965)

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Howard Delap
1882 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Howard Delap was born on April 7, 1882. He died in December 1965 at 83 years of age. We know that Howard Delap had been residing in Wisconsin.


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Howard Delap passed away in December 1965 at 83 years old. He was born on April 7, 1882. We have no information about Howard's family. We know that Howard Delap had been residing in Wisconsin.
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In 1882, in the year that Howard Delap was born, on March 22nd, the Edmunds Act - passed by Congress - made polygamy a felony. The Act also banned "bigamous" relationships and "unlawful cohabitation", making it illegal for polygamists and those who simply lived together without marrying to vote, be on a jury, or hold a public office.

In 1894, when he was just 12 years old, large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1929, he was 47 years old when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1942, at the age of 60 years old, Howard was alive when on November 28th at 10:15p, a nightclub in Boston, the Cocoanut Grove, caught fire. The origins of the fire are unknown but it killed 492 people - the deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history. Hundreds more were injured. The disaster was so shocking that it replaced World War II in the headlines and lead to reforms in safety standards and codes.

In 1965, in the year of Howard Delap's passing, 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.

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Ida Delap
Mar 5, 1900 - September 1980
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Donald W Delap
Jun 27, 1929 - Nov 26, 1997
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Aug 18, 1914 - May 9, 1998
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Richard D Delap
Apr 26, 1937 - Nov 7, 2001
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Dec 4, 1923 - January 1994
La Crosse, WI
Frances Delap
Apr 23, 1908 - October 1979
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Oct 31, 1895 - February 1975
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Lester Delap
Feb 1, 1911 - November 1969
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Jan 8, 1923 - Apr 7, 1997
Redgranite, WI
Elmer Delap
Jun 30, 1895 - October 1968
Tulare, California
Rundell Delap
Mar 18, 1893 - June 1973
Columbus, Wisconsin
Alida C Delap
Jul 19, 1904 - July 1993
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Warren Delap
Sep 10, 1903 - October 1978
Rhinelander, Wisconsin

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