Sam Kochek (1890 - 1981)

Sam Kochek
1890 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Sam Kochek was born on April 7, 1890. He died in May 1981 at 91 years of age. We know that Sam Kochek had been residing in Kerhonkson, Ulster County, New York 12446.


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Sam Kochek died in May 1981 at 91 years old. He was born on April 7, 1890. We have no information about Sam's family or relationships. We know that Sam Kochek had been residing in Kerhonkson, Ulster County, New York 12446.
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In 1890, in the year that Sam Kochek was born, on June 1st, the U.S. Census Bureau started tabulating census returns with punch cards. Herman Hollerith's "tabulating machine" used punch cards to more quickly compute census information, taking the time to get census results from 8 years in 1880 to 6 years for the 1890 census. Hollerith's company eventually became IBM.

In 1912, at the age of 22 years old, Sam was alive when the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1967, he was 77 years old when 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 1973, by the time he was 83 years old, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

In 1981, in the year of Sam Kochek's passing, 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%.

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