Joe Tomlinson (1920 - 1980)

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Joe Tomlinson
1920 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Joe Tomlinson was born on August 6, 1920. He died in January 1980 at 59 years old. We know that Joe Tomlinson had been residing in Albany, Albany County, New York.


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Joe Tomlinson died in January 1980 at 59 years old. He was born on August 6, 1920. We have no information about Joe's family. We know that Joe Tomlinson had been residing in Albany, Albany County, New York.
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In 1920, in the year that Joe Tomlinson was born, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1946, at the age of 26 years old, Joe was alive when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1958, by the time he was 38 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1962, by the time he was 42 years old, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1980, in the year of Joe Tomlinson's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Jan 19, 1921 - Feb 3, 2006
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May 21, 1921 - November 1975
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Apr 26, 1927 - Apr 16, 1990
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Aug 9, 1956 - June 1987
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Jan 3, 1917 - February 1994
Sarasota, FL
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Jan 2, 1922 - Jul 21, 1999
Delray Beach, FL
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