Lewis Joslin (1888 - 1984)

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Lewis Joslin
1888 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Lewis Joslin was born on October 20, 1888. He died in May 1984 at age 95. We know that Lewis Joslin had been residing in Vassar, Tuscola County, Michigan 48768.


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Lewis Joslin passed away in May 1984 at age 95. He was born on October 20, 1888. We have no information about Lewis's surviving family. We know that Lewis Joslin had been residing in Vassar, Tuscola County, Michigan 48768.
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In 1888, in the year that Lewis Joslin was born, on July 25th, a court stenographer from Salt Lake City - Frank Edward McGurrin - decisively beat the competition in a typing contest in Ohio. He was supposedly the only person who used touch typing and is believed to have invented the method. Touch typing is ubiquitous now - but Frank's win is what convinced everyone that the method was good!

In 1952, by the time he was 64 years old, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1967, when he was 79 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1977, when he was 89 years old, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1984, in the year of Lewis Joslin's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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Apr 21, 1913 - November 1986
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