Michael E Beckes (1925 - 2011)

Michael E Beckes
1925 - 2011
updated February 06, 2019
Michael E Beckes was born on July 2, 1925. He died on February 2, 2011 at 85 years old. We know that Michael E Beckes had been residing in Girard, Trumbull County, Ohio 44420.


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Michael E Beckes died on February 2, 2011 at age 85. He was born on July 2, 1925. There is no information about Michael's surviving family. We know that Michael E Beckes had been residing in Girard, Trumbull County, Ohio 44420.
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In 1925, in the year that Michael E Beckes was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1942, at the age of 17 years old, Michael was alive when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1965, Michael was 40 years old when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1989, when he was 64 years old, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

In 1994, he was 69 years old when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Jun 19, 1916 - Dec 23, 2007
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Mar 2, 1902 - Mar 30, 1990
Mar 19, 1899 - December 1975
Aug 28, 1944 - Apr 5, 1998
Oct 27, 1885 - December 1968
Sep 10, 1909 - Jul 13, 1988
Jul 20, 1900 - Nov 26, 2002
Feb 18, 1893 - July 1973
May 28, 1911 - Feb 5, 2000
Oct 23, 1918 - Nov 13, 2003
Jan 14, 1923 - January 1981
Mar 15, 1909 - Aug 21, 1996
Feb 6, 1906 - June 1992
Oct 17, 1910 - Mar 27, 2003
Mar 13, 1943 - June 1991
Jun 29, 1902 - Feb 14, 1991
Apr 25, 1910 - Mar 3, 1998
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May 27, 1926 - March 1975
Jun 29, 1907 - February 1978
Feb 16, 1901 - July 1962
Apr 26, 1926 - Jun 5, 1989
Nov 8, 1926 - Oct 24, 2003
Sep 25, 1892 - December 1978
Dec 11, 1926 - September 1986
Jul 18, 1926 - Jan 9, 2004
Feb 22, 1926 - December 1978
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Jan 15, 1912 - Nov 16, 1988
Dec 17, 1896 - July 1973
Jul 9, 1893 - November 1972
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