Screven B Griffiss

(1920 - 2006)

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Screven B Griffiss
1920 - 2006
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April 13, 1920
Death
October 7, 2006
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Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida 32301
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Screven B Griffiss was born on April 13, 1920. Screven died on October 7, 2006 at age 86. We know that Screven B Griffiss had been residing in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida 32301.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Screven B Griffiss passed away on October 7, 2006 at 86 years of age. Screven was born on April 13, 1920. We have no information about Screven's surviving family. We know that Screven B Griffiss had been residing in Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida 32301.

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In 1920, in the year that Screven B Griffiss was born, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1949, when this person was 29 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1954, at the age of 34 years old, Screven was alive when 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.

In 1966, Screven was 46 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1986, Screven was 66 years old when on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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