Vernon Albert Landre (1922 - 1995)

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Burial / Funeral

Tahoma National Cemetery
Section J Row E Site 72,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Seattle, King County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: LTJG
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Albert

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1922 - In the year that Vernon Albert Landre was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

1954 - At the age of 32 years old, Vernon was alive 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.

1967 - When he was 45 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.

1969 - By the time he was 47 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

1995 - In the year of Vernon Albert Landre'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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Vernon Albert Landre died on July 16, 1995 at age 73. No cause of death has been listed for Vernon. He was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section J Row E Site 72, Kent, Wa. He was born on January 11, 1922. There is no information about Vernon's family. We know that Vernon Albert Landre had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington.

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