John Lear (1900 - 1977)

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John Lear
1900 - 1977
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June 12, 1900
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July 1977
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Riverview, Hillsborough County, Florida 33568
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John Lear was born on June 12, 1900. He died in July 1977 at 77 years old. We know that John Lear had been residing in Riverview, Hillsborough County, Florida 33568.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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John Lear passed away in July 1977 at 77 years of age. He was born on June 12, 1900. There is no information about John's immediate family. We know that John Lear had been residing in Riverview, Hillsborough County, Florida 33568.

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In 1900, in the year that John Lear was born, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1935, at the age of 35 years old, John was alive when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1941, he was 41 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1959, by the time he was 59 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1977, in the year of John Lear's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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