Orval Farnam (1909 - 1976)

Orval Farnam
1909 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Orval Farnam was born on June 26, 1909. He died in January 1976 at 66 years of age. We know that Orval Farnam had been residing in Dardanelle, Yell County, Arkansas 72834.
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Orval Farnam died in January 1976 at 66 years old. He was born on June 26, 1909. There is no information about Orval's family or relationships. We know that Orval Farnam had been residing in Dardanelle, Yell County, Arkansas 72834.
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In 1909, in the year that Orval Farnam was born, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1933, Orval was 24 years old when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1948, he was 39 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1954, Orval was 45 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1976, in the year of Orval Farnam's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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