Martin Delaney (1897 - 1970)

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Martin Delaney
1897 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Martin Delaney was born on January 29, 1897. He died in December 1970 at 73 years old. We know that Martin Delaney had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98133.


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Martin Delaney passed away in December 1970 at 73 years old. He was born on January 29, 1897. We have no information about Martin's family. We know that Martin Delaney had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98133.
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In 1897, in the year that Martin Delaney was born, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

In 1900, he was merely 3 years old when artist Henri Matisse, born in 1869 in France, began the fauvist movement. Only lasting a few years in popularity (ending around 1904), fauvism was in many ways the beginning of modern art. Matisse was fond of bright, vibrant colors and used them in his paintings - contrary to the muted use of color previously. While the fauvist movement declined in popularity, Matisse did not and he went on to create many more works of art and even a museum for his work, 2 years before his death in 1954. (In French, les Fauves means "the wild beasts". Matisse and those who followed his example were called "beasts" because of the bold colors that they used in their artwork.)

In 1943, he was 46 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1951, Martin was 54 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1970, in the year of Martin Delaney'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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James Delaney
Aug 15, 1897 - May 1965
Lowell, Michigan
William A Delaney
Apr 16, 1924 - Sep 8, 2005
Olympia, WA
Marie Delaney
May 30, 1909 - December 1981
Spokane, Washington
Florence Delaney
Jun 19, 1900 - January 1966
Seattle, Washington
Mary A Delaney
Jan 20, 1932 - Feb 4, 2003
Cleveland, OH
J L Delaney
Jun 16, 1942 - Jun 15, 1988
Timothy A Delaney
Jan 18, 1942 - Nov 1, 2009
Port Townsend, WA
Henry Delaney
Jan 4, 1899 - March 1973
Spokane, Washington
Gladys C Delaney
Oct 29, 1903 - Nov 29, 1988
Tacoma, WA
Gary R Delaney
Apr 2, 1948 - Dec 8, 2008
Seattle, WA
Donald W Delaney
Aug 1, 1954 - May 27, 2007
Jeni L Delaney
Jul 20, 1964 - Jan 9, 2007
Ross Delaney
Sep 19, 1893 - December 1975
Vancouver, Washington
Claude Delaney
Dec 10 - January 1958
Walter Delaney
Apr 6, 1908 - November 1977
Jacksonville, Florida
Jack H Delaney
Jan 16, 1932 - Mar 31, 1992
L J Delaney
Jun 21, 1934 - December 1995
Patricia R Delaney
Dec 16, 1935 - Mar 22, 1992
Gary Theodore Delaney
Jan 22, 1940 - Sep 18, 2010
Aumsville, OR
Sharon L Delaney
Oct 19, 1940 - Sep 5, 2007
Walla Walla, WA

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