John Stabenau (1889 - 1968)

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John Stabenau
1889 - 1968
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April 5, 1889
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January 1968
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16507
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John Stabenau was born on April 5, 1889. He died in January 1968 at 78 years of age. We know that John Stabenau had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16507.
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John Stabenau passed away in January 1968 at age 78. He was born on April 5, 1889. We are unaware of information about John's family or relationships. We know that John Stabenau had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16507.

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In 1889, in the year that John Stabenau was born, on March 4th, Benjamin Harrison became the 23rd President of the United States. His grandfather, William Henry Harrison, was the 9th President of the United States. His father, John Scott Harrison - son of William Henry - was in the U.S. House of Representatives.

In 1897, John was just 8 years old when on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

In 1902, by the time he was only 13 years old, the modern air conditioner was invented by Willis H. Carrier. The company that he worked for needed to find a way to control humidity and by solving this problem, Carrier created a system that could be used for cooling the rooms of a house. The Sun Belt thanks him!

In 1934, John was 45 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1968, in the year of John Stabenau's passing, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

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