Joel Falana (1890 - 1965)

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Joel Falana
1890 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Joel Falana was born on March 9, 1890. He died in June 1965 at 75 years old. We know that Joel Falana had been residing in Florida.

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Joel Falana died in June 1965 at 75 years old. He was born on March 9, 1890. We are unaware of information about Joel's family. We know that Joel Falana had been residing in Florida.
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In 1890, in the year that Joel Falana was born, on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1907, at the age of 17 years old, Joel was alive when the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1929, he was 39 years old when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1957, he was 67 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1965, in the year of Joel Falana's passing, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

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Eva B Falana
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Jessie L Falana
May 19, 1916 - Feb 6, 2008
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Lawrence L Falana
Aug 31, 1937 - Dec 26, 1992
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Charles L Falana
Nov 7, 1936 - Sep 11, 2006
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Herbert Falana
Aug 1, 1893 - March 1986
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Ralph Falana
Jul 17, 1897 - June 1970
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Virginia S Falana
Jul 16, 1909 - Mar 3, 1995
Lakeland, FL
Frankie M Falana
Sep 16, 1932 - Oct 29, 2006
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Martha Falana
Oct 26, 1901 - October 1981
Staten Island, New York
Roger Falana
Apr 6, 1903 - October 1966
Fannie Falana
Dec 12, 1892 - January 1979
Florida
Lula Falana
May 25, 1896 - February 1976
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Calhoun Falana
Nov 13, 1893 - December 1974
Florida
Gertrude A Falana
Sep 29, 1936 - Jun 19, 2011
Thonotosassa, FL
Gertrude Falana
Oct 20, 1914 - October 1985
Jacksonville, Florida
Larry L Falana
Aug 24, 1946 - Sep 7, 2004
Jacksonville, FL
Alexander Falana
Feb 11, 1906 - October 1975
West Palm Beach, Florida
Nathan Falana
Jul 5, 1903 - September 1968
Saint Petersburg, Florida
James Falana
Jan 8, 1910 - December 1983
Macclenny, Florida
Andrew James Falana Jr
Nov 14, 1924 - Sep 10, 2004
Jacksonville, FL

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