John Schmidt (1886 - 1971)

John Schmidt
1886 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
John Schmidt was born on September 16, 1886. He died in December 1971 at 85 years old. We know that John Schmidt had been residing in Springbrook, Jackson County, Iowa 52075.
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John Schmidt died in December 1971 at 85 years old. He was born on September 16, 1886. There is no information about John's surviving family. We know that John Schmidt had been residing in Springbrook, Jackson County, Iowa 52075.
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In 1886, in the year that John Schmidt was born, on January 5th, Scottish novelist Robert Louis Stevenson's book the Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde was published. Immediately popular, the paperback book was sold for $1 in the U.S. - almost $25 today. Stevenson's stepson said that he wrote the first draft in under 3 days.

In 1897, John was just 11 years old when on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1906, John was 20 years old when English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

In 1966, by the time he was 80 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1971, in the year of John Schmidt's passing, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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1884 - 1886
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c. 1897 - Sep 29, 1916
c. 1925 - Jan 22, 1945
c. 1921 - Jan 15, 1945
c. 1926 - Unknown
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c. 1916 - Unknown
c. 1918 - Unknown
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c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1909 - Unknown
c. 1923 - Unknown
c. 1925 - Unknown

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Apr 9, 1894 - June 1969
Aug 21, 1915 - Jan 28, 1992
Oct 22, 1920 - Mar 29, 1999
May 24, 1887 - May 1971
Jun 6, 1909 - Aug 24, 1993
Jun 5, 1931 - Nov 25, 2008
Feb 28, 1937 - Mar 15, 1989
Oct 21, 1916 - Jul 16, 2000
Oct 11, 1919 - Aug 15, 1994
Mar 24, 1909 - Jun 3, 2001
Apr 9, 1902 - Jan 29, 1999
Jul 2, 1911 - Nov 24, 2001
Aug 18, 1913 - Jun 4, 2000
Feb 18, 1939 - Oct 26, 2008
May 8, 1886 - May 1964
Nov 13, 1919 - January 1969
Oct 26, 1910 - January 1982
Jul 7, 1895 - July 1968
Nov 1, 1891 - June 1969
Apr 17, 1901 - Nov 15, 1991

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May 2, 1892 - April 1973
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Jun 11, 1919 - Jul 12, 2006
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