Joe E Salas (1919 - 1994)

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Florida National Cemetery
Section 126 Site 144,
6502 Sw. 102nd Ave., Bushnell, Fl

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Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1919 - In the year that Joe E Salas was born, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

1972 - By the time he was 53 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

1979 - He was 60 years old when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

1987 - Joe was 68 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

1994 - In the year of Joe E Salas'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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Joe E Salas died on August 22, 1994 at 74 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Florida National Cemetery Section 126 Site 144, Bushnell, Fl. He was born on December 19, 1919. There is no information about Joe's immediate family. We know that Joe E Salas had been residing in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.

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