John Crenner (1916 - 1986)

John Crenner
1916 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
John Crenner was born on October 24, 1916. He died in July 1986 at age 69. We know that John Crenner had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15214.

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John Crenner passed away in July 1986 at 69 years old. He was born on October 24, 1916. There is no information about John's immediate family. We know that John Crenner had been residing in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania 15214.
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In 1916, in the year that John Crenner was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1947, at the age of 31 years old, John was alive when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1955, John was 39 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1975, he was 59 years old when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1986, in the year of John Crenner's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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