Raymond C Olszewski (1915 - 1999)

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Raymond C Olszewski
1915 - 1999
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July 24, 1915
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April 1, 1999
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503
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Raymond C Olszewski was born on July 24, 1915. He died on April 1, 1999 at age 83. We know that Raymond C Olszewski had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Raymond C Olszewski died on April 1, 1999 at age 83. He was born on July 24, 1915. We are unaware of information about Raymond's immediate family. We know that Raymond C Olszewski had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16503.

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In 1915, in the year that Raymond C Olszewski was born, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1926, by the time he was only 11 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1945, by the time he was 30 years old, on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

In 1953, when he was 38 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1991, Raymond was 76 years old when on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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