Oliver H Tanner (1938 - 2005)

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Burial / Funeral

Beaufort National Cemetery
Section 40 Site 122,
1601 Boundary Street, Beaufort, Sc

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Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia

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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: A1C

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1938 - In the year that Oliver H Tanner was born, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

1949 - Oliver was just 11 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

1956 - Oliver was 18 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

1967 - At the age of 29 years old, Oliver was alive when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

1970 - At the age of 32 years old, Oliver was alive when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

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Oliver H Tanner passed away on August 24, 2005 at age 67. There is no listed cause of death. He was buried in Beaufort National Cemetery Section 40 Site 122, Beaufort, Sc. He was born on May 15, 1938. We are unaware of information about Oliver's immediate family. We know that Oliver H Tanner had been residing in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia.

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