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Joe Schuren (1887 - 1966)

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Joe Schuren
1887 - 1966
Born
September 29, 1887
Death
October 1966
Last Known Residence
Walworth, Walworth County, Wisconsin 53184
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Joe Schuren of Walworth, Walworth County, Wisconsin was born on September 29, 1887, and died at age 79 years old in October 1966.
Updated: November 4, 2011
Biography ID: 54797012

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Joe Schuren passed away at age 79 years old in October 1966. Joe Schuren of Walworth, Walworth County, Wisconsin was born on September 29, 1887.

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Joe Schuren lived 7 years longer than the average Schuren family member when he died at the age of 79.
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1887 - 1966 World Events

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In 1887, in the year that Joe Schuren was born, on July 1st, the assembly for the supports of the Eiffel Tower began . A wrought iron lattice tower, it was designed and built by Gustave Eiffel - who also contributed to the building of the Statue of Liberty. There are 18,000 pieces in the Eiffel Tower - which had to be built separately and then assembled in place - with rivets - to complete the Tower.

In 1906, he was 19 years old when author Upton Sinclair exposed the public-health threat of the meat-packing industry in his book The Jungle. While his intent was to show the lives of exploited lives of immigrants in Chicago and other industrialized cities, most people were horrified by how the meat that ended up on their tables was handled. There was such an outcry that legislation was passed to regulate meat packing. Sinclair said " "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach."

In 1944, at the age of 57 years old, Joe was alive when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1951, he was 64 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1966, in the year of Joe Schuren's passing, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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