Walter E Cass (1907 - 1988)

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Walter E Cass
1907 - 1988
March 26, 1907
August 1988
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High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina 27260
Walter E Cass was born on March 26, 1907. He died in August 1988 at 81 years of age. We know that Walter E Cass had been residing in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina 27260.
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Walter E Cass passed away in August 1988 at age 81. He was born on March 26, 1907. There is no information about Walter's immediate family. We know that Walter E Cass had been residing in High Point, Guilford County, North Carolina 27260.

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In 1907, in the year that Walter E Cass was born, the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1928, he was 21 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1954, Walter was 47 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 1969, Walter was 62 years old when 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.

In 1988, in the year of Walter E Cass's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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