Linden R Crawn (1923 - 2003)



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Newark, NJ


Milford, PA
Cause of death: Natural

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at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Section 38-A Site 538,
Annville, PA


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Milford, PA

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Father: Lester Rowe Crawn
Mother: Mathilda Edna (Schmidt) Crawn
Siblings: Adria Lorraine Edna (Crawn ) Reinhardt

Wife: Barbara Ann (Dvorak ) Crawn
Children with Barbara: Lynn Celeste Crawn, Richard Lester Crawn, and Sandra Leslie (Crawn) Curci

Wife: Helen (Steger) Crawn


West Side High School - Newark, NJ - 1937-41
Pace College - New York, NY - 1941- 1942
WW II Enlisted
Chillicothe Business College - MO - 1943
University of Idaho - Moscow, ID - 1943 cont.
Oregon State College - Corvallis, OR - 1943-44
Pace College - NY, NY - 1946-1948


Manager of Production Control
Lockheed Electronics
Watchung, NJ


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Branch of service: US Army Air Corp
Rank attained: CPL
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Roman Catholic - born Lutheran



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1923 - In the year that Linden R Crawn was born, on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

1928 - By the time he was merely 5 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

1931 - He was just 8 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1936 - By the time he was merely 13 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

1956 - Linden was 33 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.

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January 1970 - 1984 (divorce)
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Linden R Crawn, father to 3 children, died on September 23, 2003 in Milford, PA at 80 years old. His family lists the cause of death as: natural. He was buried in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Section 38-A Site 538, Annville, PA. He was born on January 19, 1923 in Newark, NJ. He was born to Lester Rowe Crawn and Mathilda Edna (Schmidt) Crawn, with sibling Adria. Linden married Barbara Dvorak in January 1970 and they later divorced in 1984. They gave birth to Lynn Celeste Crawn, Richard Lester Crawn, and Sandra Leslie (Crawn) Curci. He would also marry Helen Steger in 1950 and they later divorced in 1960.


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