Tepa W Arruda (1915 - 1995)

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National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific
Section I Site 1284,
2177 Puowaina Drive, Honolulu, Hi

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Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SSGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1915 - In the year that Tepa W Arruda was born, in May, the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German torpedo. The Lusitania was a British passenger ship that was sailing from New York to Liverpool England. She sank in 18 minutes - 1,198 died and 761 survived. While travelers were the main casualty - and commodity - the Lusitania did carry wartime weapons. "Remember the Lusitania" became the rallying cry of World War 1.

1933 - At the age of 18 years old, Tepa was alive when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

1977 - When this person was 62 years old, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

1990 - Tepa was 75 years old when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

1995 - In the year of Tepa W Arruda's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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Tepa W Arruda passed away on October 27, 1995 at 80 years of age. There is no known cause of death. Tepa was buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of The Pacific Section I Site 1284, Honolulu, Hi. Tepa was born on June 4, 1915. There is no information about Tepa's immediate family. We know that Tepa W Arruda had been residing in Hilo, Hawaii County, Hawaii.

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