Howard H Alexander (1909 - 1991)

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Jasper, Jasper County, Texas

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Elsie Alexander

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Sarah E. Alexander Armstrong

Sarah E. Alexander Armstrong

Sarah E. Alexander Armstrong

Sarah E. Alexander Armstrong

Boyer Alexander

Boyer Alexander

Gamble Alexander

Gamble Alexander

Lenora May Alexander - Rushville Indiana

Lenora May Alexander - Rushville Indiana

Thomas Alexander - Albany New York

Thomas Alexander - Albany New York

William Alexander Family Rushville Indiana 1886

William Alexander Family Rushville Indiana 1886

Boyer Alexander

Boyer Alexander

Boyer and Alexander family

Boyer and Alexander family

Melba Alexander

Melba Alexander

Ruby Alexander

Ruby Alexander

Janet Denise Alexander gravesite

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Naomi I. Studler - Alexander Elsie Alexander Sarah E. Alexander Armstrong Sarah E. Alexander Armstrong

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1909 - In the year that Howard H Alexander was born, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

1915 - By the time he was only 6 years old, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

1961 - Howard was 52 years old when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

1962 - When he was 53 years old, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

1991 - In the year of Howard H Alexander's passing, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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Howard H Alexander died on February 8, 1991 at age 81. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on August 30, 1909. We have no information about Howard's family or relationships. We know that Howard H Alexander had been residing in Jasper, Jasper County, Texas.

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