Silas Besner (1914 - 1985)

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Silas Besner
1914 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Silas Besner was born on November 25, 1914. He died in October 1985 at age 70. We know that Silas Besner had been residing in Warren, Macomb County, Michigan 48091.

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Silas Besner passed away in October 1985 at age 70. He was born on November 25, 1914. We are unaware of information about Silas's surviving family. We know that Silas Besner had been residing in Warren, Macomb County, Michigan 48091.
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In 1914, in the year that Silas Besner was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1923, he was just 9 years old when Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1936, by the time he was 22 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1952, at the age of 38 years old, Silas was alive when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1985, in the year of Silas Besner's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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Allen J Besner
May 2, 1931 - Dec 28, 1996
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Frederick E Besner
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F W Besner
Sep 30, 1926 - Dec 15, 1975
Peggy J Besner
Jun 14, 1947 - Nov 25, 2009
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Earl Besner
Feb 20, 1920 - Jun 20, 2003
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William J Besner
May 30, 1914 - Apr 23, 2004
Holyoke, MA
David Barry Besner
Sep 28, 1939 - Dec 7, 2007
Canby, Oregon
Jerome H Besner
Mar 20, 1912 - Dec 25, 1989
Morris J Besner
Aug 13, 1909 - Jul 24, 1991
Sheldon Z Besner
May 1, 1933 - Apr 22, 2007
Portland, OR
Norma Besner
Jan 27, 1920 - Oct 13, 2006
Hopkins, Minnesota
Morris Besner
Sep 22, 1901 - May 15, 1972
Minneapolis, MN
Frieda B Besner
Mar 10, 1910 - Mar 2, 2000
Oregon City, OR
Leo Besner
Oct 31, 1910 - May 1958
Berton Besner
Feb 12, 1906 - February 1966
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Alic Besner
Mar 4, 1906 - Feb 5, 1988
Minneapolis, MN
Alvin S Besner
Jul 20, 1919 - May 9, 2003
Hopkins, MN
Grace R Besner
Feb 8, 1912 - Nov 8, 1998
Minneapolis, MN
Mary Besner
Jun 5, 1916 - June 1983
Silver Spring, Maryland
John Besner
Oct 12, 1908 - January 1986
Sacramento, California

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