Louis R Kern (1917 - 2004)

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Louis R Kern
1917 - 2004
updated February 06, 2019
Louis R Kern was born on August 14, 1917. He died on October 30, 2004 at age 87. We know that Louis R Kern had been residing in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16002.

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Louis R Kern passed away on October 30, 2004 at 87 years of age. He was born on August 14, 1917. We are unaware of information about Louis's immediate family. We know that Louis R Kern had been residing in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16002.
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In 1917, in the year that Louis R Kern was born, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1930, at the age of just 13 years old, Louis was alive when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1942, Louis was 25 years old when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1975, he was 58 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1988, he was 71 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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Arlene M Kern
Jun 23, 1915 - Oct 11, 2003
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Clarence Kern
Sep 17, 1903 - February 1985
Allentown, PA
Mary C Kern
Jul 11, 1920 - Mar 25, 2004
Pittsburgh, PA
Julius Kern
Jul 17, 1918 - Jan 6, 2004
Fairhope, PA
William Kern
Apr 5, 1920 - September 1976
Huntingdon, PA
William Kern
Jan 17, 1920 - Feb 25, 1997
Pittsburgh, PA
George Kern
Died: October 1963
Doris E Kern
Sep 3, 1920 - Aug 2, 2005
Harrisburg, PA
Ernest Kern
Sep 21, 1931 - December 1976
Riegelsville, PA
Eleanor Kern
Apr 8, 1931 - Nov 29, 2010
Jenkintown, PA
Rudolph Kern
Dec 14, 1878 - June 1964
Pennsylvania
Robert A Kern
May 19, 1932 - Nov 8, 1992
Mary S Kern
Jan 7, 1890 - May 15, 1995
Myerstown, PA
Ralph S Kern
Oct 31, 1930 - Aug 25, 2008
Jacksonville, FL
Emma Kern
Mar 21, 1904 - December 1982
Lehighton, PA
David Kern
Aug 21, 1877 - September 1963
Pennsylvania
Richard Kern
Sep 2, 1936 - September 1987
Martha L Kern
May 18, 1938 - Jul 22, 2009
Walnutport, PA
Arline L Kern
Jun 13, 1908 - Jul 3, 1992
Slatington, PA
D R Kern
Dec 8, 1947 - July 1995

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Aug 25, 1910 - May 23, 1988
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