Sam Devarn (1919 - 1993)

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Sam Devarn
1919 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Sam Devarn was born on December 25, 1919. He died on March 13, 1993 at 73 years old. We know that Sam Devarn had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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Florida National Cemetery Section 501 Site 564, 6502 Sw. 102nd Ave., in Bushnell, Florida

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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Sam Devarn passed away on March 13, 1993 at 73 years of age. He was buried in Florida National Cemetery Section 501 Site 564, Bushnell, Florida. He was born on December 25, 1919. There is no information about Sam's family. We know that Sam Devarn had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.
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In 1919, in the year that Sam Devarn was born, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1934, by the time he was just 15 years old, on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1941, by the time he was 22 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1981, he was 62 years old when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

In 1993, in the year of Sam Devarn's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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