John E Delap (1921 - 1996)

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John E Delap
1921 - 1996
updated February 06, 2019
John E Delap was born on June 16, 1921. He died on November 11, 1996 at 75 years old. We know that John E Delap had been residing in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico 88005.


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Ft. Bliss National Cemetery Section O Site 1151, P.o. Box 6342 - 5200 Fred Wilson Avenue, in El Paso, Texas 79906



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Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico 88005


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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: LT COL
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea, Vietnam

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John E Delap passed away on November 11, 1996 at 75 years of age. He was buried in Ft. Bliss National Cemetery Section O Site 1151, El Paso, Texas. He was born on June 16, 1921. There is no information about John's immediate family. We know that John E Delap had been residing in Las Cruces, Dona Ana County, New Mexico 88005.
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1921 - 1996 World Events

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In 1921, in the year that John E Delap was born, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1948, by the time he was 27 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1957, at the age of 36 years old, John was alive 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 1988, he was 67 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1996, in the year of John E Delap's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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