Salamas Chambers

(1907 - 1954)

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Salamas Chambers
1907 - 1954
Born
1907
Death
1954
Caulfield, Australia
Last Known Residence
Caulfield, Australia
Summary
Salamas Chambers was born in 1907. Salamas was born to Koodak Max Chambers and Rachael Rastowski Chambers. Salamas died in 1954 in Caulfield, Australia at 47 years of age.
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Salamas Chambers died in 1954 in Caulfield, Australia at age 47. Salamas was born in 1907. Salamas was born to Koodak Max Chambers and Rachael Rastowski Chambers.

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In 1907, in the year that Salamas Chambers was born, the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1923, when this person was 16 years old, the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

In 1933, Salamas was 26 years old when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1944, at the age of 37 years old, Salamas was alive when 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 1954, in the year of Salamas Chambers's passing, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

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