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Robert E. Gowan Jr (born 1928)

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Robert E Gowan Jr
1928
Born
c. 1928
Last Known Residence
Burnet County, Texas
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Robert E Gowan Jr of Burnet County, Texas was born c. 1928. Robert Gowan was married to Revis (Jordan) Gowan on May 31, 1992 in Burnet County, Texas. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Robert E. Gowan Jr.
Updated: June 20, 2015
Biography ID: 106014181

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Revis (Jordan) Gowan

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Married: May 31, 1992
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Married at: Burnet County, TX
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In 1928, in the year that Robert E. Gowan Jr was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1942, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1958, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1960, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1987, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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