Oscar Thomas Ash (1919 - 1967)


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Melbourne, Australia

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Melbourne, Australia

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Family

Father: John Ash
Mother: Alice Robins Ash

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Thomas

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Tina Sue Sambrano

Tina Sue Sambrano

Robert E Ash Jr family

Robert E Ash Jr family

Gaius & Robert E Ash Jr

Gaius & Robert E Ash Jr

Robert E Ash Jr

Robert E Ash Jr

Robert E Ash Sr

Robert E Ash Sr

Maurice Ash

Maurice Ash

Robert Angelo Ash

Robert Angelo Ash

Percy  Ash, WW1

Percy Ash, WW1

Percy Ash

Percy Ash

Charlton & Nancy J Ash Gibson

Charlton & Nancy J Ash Gibson

Ash Children

Ash Children

ASH FAMILY PASSPORT PICTURE

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1919 - In the year that Oscar Thomas Ash was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

1935 - When he was 16 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

1943 - At the age of 24 years old, Oscar was alive when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

1947 - When he was 28 years old, in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

1967 - In the year of Oscar Thomas Ash's passing, 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".

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Oscar Thomas Ash passed away in 1967 in Melbourne, Australia at 48 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Oscar. He was born in 1919. He was born to John Ash and Alice Robins Ash, and we currently have no other siblings in his family tree.

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