Robert Lossie (1917 - 1977)

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Robert Lossie
1917 - 1977
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October 27, 1917
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May 1977
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16508
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Robert Lossie was born on October 27, 1917. He died in May 1977 at 59 years old. We know that Robert Lossie had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16508.
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Robert Lossie passed away in May 1977 at 59 years old. He was born on October 27, 1917. There is no information about Robert's surviving family. We know that Robert Lossie had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16508.

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In 1917, in the year that Robert Lossie was born, Russian government offices were seized and the Romanov's Winter Palace was stormed in the Russian February and October Revolutions. The February revolution resulted in the abdication of Tsar Nicholas and a coalition of the Parliament and workers parties taking control of the government. The October revolution resulted in Lenin and the Bolsheviks taking complete control.

In 1936, when he was 19 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1944, when he was 27 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1967, by the time he was 50 years old, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1977, in the year of Robert Lossie's passing, 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.

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