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John J Martin (1917 - 2009)

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John J Martin
1917 - 2009
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January 11, 1917
Death
December 24, 2009
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Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97209
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John J Martin was born on January 11, 1917. He died on December 24, 2009 at 92 years old. We know that John J Martin had been residing in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97209.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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John J Martin passed away on December 24, 2009 at 92 years old. He was born on January 11, 1917. We are unaware of information about John's family or relationships. We know that John J Martin had been residing in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon 97209.
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In 1917, in the year that John J Martin was born, Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari was convicted and executed as a German spy. Since Mata Hari, born Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod, was a citizen of the Netherlands (which remained neutral in World War 1), she could travel freely in Europe. Her travels (and her romantic entanglements) raised suspicion and she was arrested by the French and found guilty. There is still controversy about her guilt although her name has become synonymous with a seductive female spy.

In 1924, at the age of only 7 years old, John was alive when on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1959, by the time he was 42 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1987, at the age of 70 years old, John was alive when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

In 1994, by the time he was 77 years old, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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