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Mike Dobray (1886 - 1976)

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Mike Dobray
1886 - 1976
Born
November 15, 1886
Death
January 1976
Last Known Residence
Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida 33708
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Mike Dobray of Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida was born on November 15, 1886, and died at age 89 years old in January 1976.
Updated: November 8, 2011
Biography ID: 69593522

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Mike Dobray passed away at age 89 years old in January 1976. Mike Dobray of Saint Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida was born on November 15, 1886.

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Mike Dobray lived 17 years longer than the average Dobray family member when he died at the age of 89.
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1886 - 1976 World Events

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In 1886, in the year that Mike Dobray was born, on February 14th, the first train left Los Angeles for the East -by the way of the transcontinental railroad - with a cargo of oranges. Due to irrigation and the import of water, Los Angeles was the ideal place to grow oranges - which became a popular addition to Christmas stockings.

In 1909, at the age of 23 years old, Mike was alive when 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.

In 1952, when he was 66 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1963, when he was 77 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1976, in the year of Mike Dobray's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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