John W Lear (1929 - 1998)

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John W Lear
1929 - 1998
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August 15, 1929
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March 14, 1998
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Quincy, Adams County, Illinois 62301
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John W Lear was born on August 15, 1929. He died on March 14, 1998 at 68 years of age. We know that John W Lear had been residing in Quincy, Adams County, Illinois 62301.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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John W Lear passed away on March 14, 1998 at 68 years old. He was born on August 15, 1929. We are unaware of information about John's family. We know that John W Lear had been residing in Quincy, Adams County, Illinois 62301.

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In 1929, in the year that John W Lear was born, American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

In 1946, when he was 17 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1953, by the time he was 24 years old, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1964, by the time he was 35 years old, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1998, in the year of John W Lear's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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