Robert Decourcy (1916 - 1986)

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Robert Decourcy
1916 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Robert Decourcy was born on June 15, 1916. He died in August 1986 at age 70. We know that Robert Decourcy had been residing in Essexville, Bay County, Michigan.


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Robert Decourcy died in August 1986 at 70 years of age. He was born on June 15, 1916. There is no information about Robert's family or relationships. We know that Robert Decourcy had been residing in Essexville, Bay County, Michigan.
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In 1916, in the year that Robert Decourcy was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1935, by the time he was 19 years old, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1946, when he was 30 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1976, when he was 60 years old, 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.

In 1986, in the year of Robert Decourcy's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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Nov 27, 1898 - Jun 15, 1966
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Jan 14, 1901 - January 1970
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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Jul 19, 1897 - September 1983
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ernest J Decourcy
Dec 9, 1905 - Jul 5, 1997
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Donald M Decourcy
Oct 16, 1942 - May 12, 1998
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Mar 6, 1899 - April 1985
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Jun 21, 1911 - Aug 29, 2004
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