Ira L Needham (1922 - 1998)

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Ira L Needham
1922 - 1998
updated February 06, 2019
Ira L Needham was born on August 20, 1922. He died on September 26, 1998 at 76 years of age. We know that Ira L Needham had been residing in Mishawaka, St Joseph County, Indiana 46544.


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Ira L Needham passed away on September 26, 1998 at age 76. He was born on August 20, 1922. We are unaware of information about Ira's family. We know that Ira L Needham had been residing in Mishawaka, St Joseph County, Indiana 46544.
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In 1922, in the year that Ira L Needham was born, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1933, by the time he was merely 11 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1942, when he was 20 years old, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1974, Ira was 52 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1998, in the year of Ira L Needham's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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Feb 17, 1923 - May 5, 2001
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Nora Needham
Nov 26, 1887 - July 1980
Clarence Needham
Jul 15, 1896 - Sep 10, 1989
Chester Needham
Nov 11, 1899 - May 13, 1991
Justine I Needham
Feb 19, 1910 - Feb 24, 1994
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Hugh J Needham
May 10, 1910 - Jan 22, 1997
New Albany, IN
Mary Needham
May 12, 1902 - October 1974
New Albany, Indiana
Pearl Needham
Apr 15, 1897 - July 1970
Terre Haute, Indiana
Lora Needham
Jun 26, 1900 - January 1982
Cynthiana, Indiana
Mary E Needham
Oct 16, 1930 - Apr 1, 1997
Noblesville, IN
Arthur L Needham
Mar 26, 1932 - Dec 7, 2006
Terre Haute, IN
Ronald W Needham
Jan 16, 1940 - Oct 10, 2004
Logansport, IN
Carrie Needham
Jul 13, 1901 - October 1983
Lebanon, Indiana
George Needham
Sep 16, 1912 - July 1981
Nashville, Indiana
Devona Needham
May 14, 1918 - November 1988
Green Valley, AZ
Eva Needham
Apr 18, 1885 - February 1971
Milan, Indiana
Wayne T Needham
Jul 10, 1916 - May 8, 1996
Kokomo, IN
Samuel J Needham
Nov 7, 1915 - Oct 26, 2001
Terre Haute, IN

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