John Lear (1926 - 2007)

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John Lear
1926 - 2007
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January 11, 1926
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October 9, 2007
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Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania 17046
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John Lear was born on January 11, 1926. He died on October 9, 2007 at 81 years of age. We know that John Lear had been residing in Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania 17046.
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Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Section 12-A Site 373 Rr2, Box 484 - Indiantown Gap Road, in Annville, Pennsylvania 17003
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Branch of service: Us Navy
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Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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John Lear died on October 9, 2007 at 81 years old. He was buried in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Section 12-A Site 373, Annville, Pennsylvania. He was born on January 11, 1926. We have no information about John's family or relationships. We know that John Lear had been residing in Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania 17046.

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In 1926, in the year that John Lear was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1930, he was merely 4 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1969, by the time he was 43 years old, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1972, when he was 46 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1985, at the age of 59 years old, John was alive when on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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