Samuel C Decou (1933 - 1999)

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Samuel C Decou
1933 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
Samuel C Decou was born on November 30, 1933. He died on March 20, 1999 at 65 years of age. We know that Samuel C Decou had been residing in Williamstown, Gloucester County, New Jersey.


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Samuel C Decou died on March 20, 1999 at age 65. He was born on November 30, 1933. There is no information about Samuel's immediate family. We know that Samuel C Decou had been residing in Williamstown, Gloucester County, New Jersey.
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In 1933, in the year that Samuel C Decou was born, 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 The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed."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 1962, he was 29 years old when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1972, when he was 39 years old, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1989, at the age of 56 years old, Samuel was alive when on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

In 1991, by the time he was 58 years old, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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Mar 15, 1902 - August 1971
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Jun 5, 1885 - April 1971
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Sep 15, 1902 - July 1970
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