Louis Spector (1886 - 1970)

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Louis Spector
1886 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Louis Spector was born on April 25, 1886. He died in January 1970 at 83 years old. We know that Louis Spector had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60625.


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Louis Spector passed away in January 1970 at age 83. He was born on April 25, 1886. There is no information about Louis's family. We know that Louis Spector had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60625.
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In 1886, in the year that Louis Spector was born, on May 4th, a general strike began in Chicago. Workers were striking for an 8 hour workday and in protest of the killing - by police - of several workers the day before. When an unknown person threw a dynamite bomb, the strike became violent. Seven policemen were killed as well as 4 civilians. It became known as the Haymarket Riot and eventually resulted in an 8 hourwork day as well as commemorations on May 1st for worker's rights.

In 1910, at the age of 24 years old, Louis was alive when the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

In 1943, when he was 57 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1950, by the time he was 64 years old, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1970, in the year of Louis Spector's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Overa A Spector
Jul 31, 1905 - Feb 6, 2001
Oakland, CA
Irving Spector
Mar 5, 1921 - Sep 2, 2008
Lake Worth, FL
Ruth K Spector
Jun 6, 1921 - May 18, 2002
Savannah, GA
Evelyn Spector
Aug 12, 1920 - Jan 20, 1999
Los Angeles, CA
Shirlee Spector
May 31, 1922 - January 1996
Chicago, IL
Morris Spector
Feb 4, 1883 - October 1968
Elgin, Illinois
Ruth L Spector
Mar 6, 1919 - Nov 19, 2001
Skokie, IL
Pearl Spector
Sep 6, 1904 - August 1984
Los Angeles, California
Gerald G Spector
Jun 11, 1930 - Sep 21, 2002
Sun City Center, FL
Barbara R Spector
Feb 2, 1930 - January 1995
Iowa City, IA
Lucille M Spector
Mar 19, 1930 - Jul 21, 2000
Northbrook, IL
Simon Spector
Jul 4, 1915 - Aug 29, 1996
Buffalo Grove, IL
Julius Spector
Aug 25, 1899 - March 1971
Chicago, Illinois
Harry Spector
May 15, 1914 - Nov 24, 1996
Miami, FL
Jack Spector
Aug 10, 1917 - May 14, 2011
Milwaukee, WI
Mary A Spector
Oct 3, 1909 - Jan 24, 2006
Lincolnwood, IL
Marcia K Spector
Aug 4, 1915 - Nov 13, 1999
Madison, WI
Darleen M Spector
Feb 6, 1926 - Aug 2, 2001
Saint Petersburg, FL
Marilyn G Spector
Apr 7, 1931 - Dec 12, 1993
Houston, TX
Myndal W Spector
Jan 28, 1912 - May 17, 1992
Chicago, IL

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