Pat J Blake (1913 - 1988)

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Clarendon Petty

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Eubie Blake and Marian McPartland

Eubie Blake and Marian McPartland

Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines

Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines

Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake, Medal of Freedom

Eubie Blake, Medal of Freedom

Eubie Blake

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Young Eubie Blake

Young Eubie Blake

Eubie Blake and Ronald Reagan

Eubie Blake and Ronald Reagan

Eubie Blake and Marion Tyler

Eubie Blake and Marion Tyler

Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle

Eubie Blake and Noble Sissle

Eubie Blake and John Denver

Eubie Blake and John Denver

Eubie Blake

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John Edward Carlton-Blake Clarendon Petty Eubie Blake and Marian McPartland Eubie Blake and Gregory Hines

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1913 - In the year that Pat J Blake was born, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

1916 - At the age of merely 3 years old, Pat was alive when in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

1966 - When he was 53 years old, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

1973 - Pat was 60 years old when on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

1988 - In the year of Pat J Blake's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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Pat J Blake died on September 12, 1988 at age 75. There is no listed cause of death for Pat. He was born on April 18, 1913. There is no information about Pat's immediate family. We know that Pat J Blake had been residing in Mount Dora, Lake County, Florida.

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