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Samuel H Doerr (1923 - 1987)

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Samuel H Doerr
1923 - 1987
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August 30, 1923
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September 7, 1987
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West Frankfort, Franklin County, Illinois 62896
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Samuel H Doerr was born on August 30, 1923. He died on September 7, 1987 at 64 years old. We know that Samuel H Doerr had been residing in West Frankfort, Franklin County, Illinois 62896.
Updated: November 2, 2011
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Samuel H Doerr passed away on September 7, 1987 at 64 years of age. He was born on August 30, 1923. We are unaware of information about Samuel's family. We know that Samuel H Doerr had been residing in West Frankfort, Franklin County, Illinois 62896.
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In 1923, in the year that Samuel H Doerr was born, on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1944, at the age of 21 years old, Samuel 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 1960, when he was 37 years old, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1972, by the time he was 49 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 1987, in the year of Samuel H Doerr's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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