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Ira Chiles (1908 - 1985)

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Ira Chiles
1908 - 1985
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November 19, 1908
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July 1985
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Waco, McLennan County, Texas 76708
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Ira Chiles was born on November 19, 1908. He died in July 1985 at age 76. We know that Ira Chiles had been residing in Waco, McLennan County, Texas 76708.
Updated: November 8, 2011
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Ira Chiles died in July 1985 at 76 years old. He was born on November 19, 1908. We are unaware of information about Ira's surviving family. We know that Ira Chiles had been residing in Waco, McLennan County, Texas 76708.
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In 1908, in the year that Ira Chiles was born, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1923, Ira was only 15 years old when on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1950, Ira was 42 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1972, at the age of 64 years old, Ira was alive when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1985, in the year of Ira Chiles's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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