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Joseph Jay (1893 - 1975)

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Joseph Jay
1893 - 1975
Born
February 4, 1893
Death
September 1975
Last Known Residence
Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee 37411
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Joseph Jay of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee was born on February 4, 1893, and died at age 82 years old in September 1975.
Updated: October 6, 2011
Biography ID: 17334139

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Joseph Jay passed away at age 82 years old in September 1975. Joseph Jay of Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee was born on February 4, 1893.

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Joseph Jay lived 11 years longer than the average Jay family member when he died at the age of 82.
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1893 - 1975 World Events

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In 1893, in the year that Joseph Jay was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1901, by the time he was merely 8 years old, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1948, at the age of 55 years old, Joseph was alive when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1963, he was 70 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1975, in the year of Joseph Jay's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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