Marvin Henderson (1909 - 1987)

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Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington

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1909 - In the year that Marvin Henderson was born, explorer Robert Peary, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, claimed to have been the first to have reached the geographic North Pole. His claim has been disputed for over a century - some say that he ended up 60 miles from the North Pole. Peary was the only navigator on his team and he didn't submit his records for public review.

1936 - When he was 27 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".

1945 - He was 36 years old when on May 7th, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Jewell Ridge Coal Corp. v. United Mine Workers of America. The Court ruled that the underground travel time of coal miners was compensable work time under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

1962 - At the age of 53 years old, Marvin was alive when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

1987 - In the year of Marvin Henderson's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Marvin Henderson passed away in May 1987 at age 78. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on February 28, 1909. We have no information about Marvin's family or relationships. We know that Marvin Henderson had been residing in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington.

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