Lewis Nicholson (1890 - 1975)

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Lewis Nicholson
1890 - 1975
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August 25, 1890
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December 1975
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Mount Washington, Bullitt County, Kentucky 40047
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Lewis Nicholson was born on August 25, 1890. He died in December 1975 at 85 years of age. We know that Lewis Nicholson had been residing in Mount Washington, Bullitt County, Kentucky 40047.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Lewis Nicholson passed away in December 1975 at 85 years old. He was born on August 25, 1890. We have no information about Lewis's family. We know that Lewis Nicholson had been residing in Mount Washington, Bullitt County, Kentucky 40047.

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In 1890, in the year that Lewis Nicholson was born, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1900, by the time he was merely 10 years old, the unemployment rate in the U.S. was 5.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. 31% of all workers were employed in the public service sector, 19% of women were employed (1 percent of all lawyers and 6 percent of physicians were women), 6% of the workforce were children, and 14% of the workforce was "non-white."

In 1940, at the age of 50 years old, Lewis was alive when on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1956, Lewis was 66 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1975, in the year of Lewis Nicholson'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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