Theodore Delikat (1916 - 1961)

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Theodore Delikat
1916 - 1961
updated February 06, 2019
Theodore Delikat was born on March 25, 1916. He died in August 1961 at 45 years of age.

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Theodore Delikat died in August 1961 at 45 years old. He was born on March 25, 1916. We have no information about Theodore's family or relationships.
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In 1916, in the year that Theodore Delikat was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1920, by the time he was just 4 years old, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1933, he was 17 years old when the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1940, when he was 24 years old, on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1961, in the year of Theodore Delikat's passing, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

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John Delikat
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Frank Delikat
Jan 13, 1909 - October 1971
Thomas Delikat
Dec 16, 1895 - December 1979
Toledo, Ohio
Helen A Delikat
Jul 1, 1912 - Sep 5, 2001
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Marie Delikat
Aug 19, 1907 - August 1970
Chicago, Illinois
John Delikat
Jun 24, 1893 - December 1973
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Josephine Delikat
Jul 7, 1918 - April 1996
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Harry Delikat
Sep 1, 1916 - Jul 11, 1988
Hamtramck, MI
Henry J Delikat
Apr 7, 1934 - Jan 22, 2001
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Edward J Delikat
Oct 20, 1923 - May 22, 1997
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Mary Delikat
Oct 14, 1920 - Jan 14, 2001
Utica, MI
Irene W Delikat
Sep 22, 1929 - Apr 1, 2004
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