Simon Brown (1933 - 2007)

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Simon Brown
1933 - 2007
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April 8, 1933
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October 2, 2007
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Rochester, Monroe County, New York 14624
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Simon Brown was born on April 8, 1933. He died on October 2, 2007 at age 74. We know that Simon Brown had been residing in Rochester, Monroe County, New York 14624.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Simon Brown passed away on October 2, 2007 at 74 years old. He was born on April 8, 1933. There is no information about Simon's immediate family. We know that Simon Brown had been residing in Rochester, Monroe County, New York 14624.

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In 1933, in the year that Simon Brown was born, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1954, he was 21 years old 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 1967, by the time he was 34 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1983, when he was 50 years old, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

In 1990, at the age of 57 years old, Simon was alive when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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