Joanna F Lorka (1908 - 1994)

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Joanna F Lorka
1908 - 1994
December 10, 1908
April 8, 1994
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Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14212
Joanna F Lorka was born on December 10, 1908. She died on April 8, 1994 at 85 years old. We know that Joanna F Lorka had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14212.
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Joanna F Lorka passed away on April 8, 1994 at 85 years old. She was born on December 10, 1908. We are unaware of information about Joanna's surviving family. We know that Joanna F Lorka had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14212.

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In 1908, in the year that Joanna F Lorka was born, President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1923, she 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 1947, at the age of 39 years old, Joanna was alive when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1968, by the time she was 60 years old, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1994, in the year of Joanna F Lorka's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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