Thomas Francis FitzPatrick (1904 - 1971)

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Thomas Francis FitzPatrick
1904 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Thomas Francis FitzPatrick was born on November 7, 1904. He died on March 6, 1971 at 66 years old.


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Long Island National Cemetery Section 2L Site 6220, 2040 Wellwood Avenue, in Farmingdale, New York



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

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Thomas Francis FitzPatrick died on March 6, 1971 at 66 years old. He was buried in Long Island National Cemetery Section 2L Site 6220, Farmingdale, New York. He was born on November 7, 1904. We have no information about Thomas's surviving family.
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1904 - 1971 World Events

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In 1904, in the year that Thomas Francis FitzPatrick was born, the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1915, when he was merely 11 years old, the Germans first used poison gas as a weapon at the second Battle of Ypres during World War I. While noxious gases had been used since ancient times, this was the first use of poisonous gas - in this case, lethal chlorine gas - in modern war. Subsequently, the French and British - as well as the United States when they entered World War 1 - developed and used lethal gas in war.

In 1920, when he was 16 years old, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

In 1967, he was 63 years old when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1971, in the year of Thomas Francis FitzPatrick's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

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Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 3, 1971
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Feb 2, 1920 - Oct 4, 1973
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Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 4, 1954
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Jun 20, 1927 - Apr 15, 1979
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Virginia FitzPatrick
Oct 16, 1923 - Apr 11, 1964
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Dec 31, 1969 - Oct 7, 1979
Vivian M FitzPatrick
Dec 31, 1969 - Sep 10, 1970
Walter J FitzPatrick
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 7, 1960
George FitzPatrick
Jan 11, 1936 - Mar 22, 2003
Hugh Richard FitzPatrick
May 23, 1926 - Dec 21, 1972
James FitzPatrick
Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 23, 1976
James Aloysius FitzPatrick
Died: Aug 15, 1944
James Francis FitzPatrick
Jan 16, 1906 - May 26, 1969
James J FitzPatrick
Dec 31, 1969 - Aug 31, 1960
James v FitzPatrick
Dec 31, 1969 - Apr 24, 1963

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