Morris Brown (1913 - 1987)

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Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida

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1913 - In the year that Morris Brown was born, Henry Ford installed the first moving assembly line for the mass production of an entire automobile. It had previously taken 12 hours to assemble a whole vehicle - now it took only two hours and 30 minutes! Inspired by the production lines at flour mills, breweries, canneries and industrial bakeries, along with the disassembly of animal carcasses in Chicago’s meat-packing plants, Ford created moving belts for parts and the assembly line was born.

1923 - At the age of only 10 years old, Morris was alive when the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

1944 - By the time he was 31 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

1966 - He was 53 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

1987 - In the year of Morris Brown'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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Morris Brown passed away in September 1987 at age 74. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on August 27, 1913. We have no information about Morris's family or relationships. We know that Morris Brown had been residing in Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida.

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