Sherman Westerling (1892 - 1966)

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Sherman Westerling
1892 - 1966
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April 9, 1892
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October 1966
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16508
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Sherman Westerling was born on April 9, 1892. He died in October 1966 at 74 years old. We know that Sherman Westerling had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16508.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Sherman Westerling died in October 1966 at age 74. He was born on April 9, 1892. We are unaware of information about Sherman's family or relationships. We know that Sherman Westerling had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16508.

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In 1892, in the year that Sherman Westerling was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1931, at the age of 39 years old, Sherman was alive when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1946, when he was 54 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1950, by the time he was 58 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1966, in the year of Sherman Westerling's passing, 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.

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