Lewis Deckman (1893 - 1979)

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Lewis Deckman
1893 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Lewis Deckman was born on November 22, 1893. He died in May 1979 at 85 years of age. We know that Lewis Deckman had been residing in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania 17113.


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Lewis Deckman passed away in May 1979 at 85 years old. He was born on November 22, 1893. We have no information about Lewis's family. We know that Lewis Deckman had been residing in Harrisburg, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania 17113.
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In 1893, in the year that Lewis Deckman was born, a songbook, called Song Stories for the Kindergarten, was published by sisters Patty and Mildred Hill. One of the songs included in the book was "Good Morning to All" - later the lyrics were changed and it became "Happy Birthday to You".

In 1909, he was 16 years old when the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1918, by the time he was 25 years old, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1934, he was 41 years old when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1979, in the year of Lewis Deckman's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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David H Deckman
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Inez Deckman
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Wooster, OH
Catherine M Deckman
Jan 24, 1909 - Jan 9, 1996
Williamsport, PA
C G Deckman
May 16, 1928 - May 23, 1989
Camp Hill, PA
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Aug 4, 1924 - Sep 20, 2010
Salem, OR
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Apr 17, 1886 - July 1968
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Sep 16, 1906 - Nov 20, 1989
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Ruby E Deckman
Aug 6, 1919 - May 2, 2007
Paradise, PA
Dalton Deckman
May 1, 1922 - February 1978
Violet Deckman
Aug 17, 1901 - February 1982
Denver, CO
William W Deckman
Feb 25, 1916 - Sep 10, 1996
Lancaster, PA
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Los Angeles, CA
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May 14, 1909 - December 1966

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