Orison Garcia (1923 - 1993)

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Orison Garcia
1923 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Orison Garcia was born on September 8, 1923. Orison died in March 1993 at 69 years old. We know that Orison Garcia had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11237.

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Orison Garcia passed away in March 1993 at 69 years of age. Orison was born on September 8, 1923. We are unaware of information about Orison's family or relationships. We know that Orison Garcia had been residing in Brooklyn, Kings County, New York 11237.
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In 1923, in the year that Orison Garcia was born, on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1936, when this person was just 13 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1967, Orison was 44 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1976, at the age of 53 years old, Orison was alive when 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."

In 1993, in the year of Orison Garcia's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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O Garcia
Jun 19, 1959 - Apr 15, 1990
Amilcar Garcia Garci
Feb 1, 1962 - May 31, 2001
C Garcia-Herna
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Guaynabo, PR
Jose Garcia-Vazqu
Mar 12, 1917 - May 1986
Puerto Rico
Nayda M Garcia
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San Juan, PR
Asuncion Garcia
Dec 8, 1901 - Aug 3, 1988
Cruz Garcia Lebro
May 2, 1906 - March 1970
Maunabo, Puerto Rico
Laudelino Garcia
Aug 5, 1904 - May 1982
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