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Quinton O Olmsted (1922 - 1998)

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Quinton O Olmsted
1922 - 1998
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October 16, 1922
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September 24, 1998
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Deming, Luna County, New Mexico 88031
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Quinton O Olmsted was born on October 16, 1922. He died on September 24, 1998 at 75 years of age. We know that Quinton O Olmsted had been residing in Deming, Luna County, New Mexico 88031.
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Quinton O Olmsted passed away on September 24, 1998 at age 75. He was buried in Ft. Bayard National Cemetery Section F Row M Site 20, Fort Bayard, New Mexico . He was born on October 16, 1922. There is no information about Quinton's immediate family. We know that Quinton O Olmsted had been residing in Deming, Luna County, New Mexico 88031.
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In 1922, in the year that Quinton O Olmsted was born, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1965, he was 43 years old when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1977, he was 55 years old when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1980, by the time he was 58 years old, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

In 1998, in the year of Quinton O Olmsted's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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