Johannes Devries (1889 - 1971)

Johannes Devries
1889 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Johannes Devries was born on September 8, 1889. He died in March 1971 at 81 years old. We know that Johannes Devries had been residing in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan 49504.


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Johannes Devries died in March 1971 at age 81. He was born on September 8, 1889. There is no information about Johannes's surviving family. We know that Johannes Devries had been residing in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan 49504.
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In 1889, in the year that Johannes Devries was born, on March 4th, Benjamin Harrison became the 23rd President of the United States. His grandfather, William Henry Harrison, was the 9th President of the United States. His father, John Scott Harrison - son of William Henry - was in the U.S. House of Representatives.

In 1908, Johannes was 19 years old when Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

In 1947, at the age of 58 years old, Johannes was alive when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1956, when he was 67 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1971, in the year of Johannes Devries's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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