Mortimer Urson Harvey (1890 - 1976)

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Mortimer Urson Harvey
1890 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Mortimer Urson Harvey was born on February 7, 1890 in St. Louis, Missouri United States of America. He died on January 14, 1976 in St. Petersburg, Florida United States of America at 85 years of age.


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Mortimer Harvey was born on in St. Louis, Missouri United States of America


Mortimer Harvey died on in St. Petersburg, Pinellas County, Florida United States of America

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Mortimer Urson Harvey passed away on January 14, 1976 in St. Petersburg, Florida United States of America at 85 years old. He was born on February 7, 1890 in St. Louis, Missouri United States of America. We are unaware of information about Mortimer's family or relationships.
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In 1890, in the year that Mortimer Urson Harvey was born, on October 9th, in Satory, France, the first fixed-wing, steam powered aircraft flew. "Ader Éole" flew, uncontrolled, for about 160 ft. at a height of just under 8 inches off the ground.

In 1906, when he was 16 years old, English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

In 1942, at the age of 52 years old, Mortimer was alive when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1950, when he was 60 years old, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1976, in the year of Mortimer Urson Harvey'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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