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Walter Samuel Quackenbush (1927 - 2007)

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Walter Samuel Quackenbush
1927 - 2007
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May 2, 1927
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August 18, 2007
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East Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey 08816
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Walter Samuel Quackenbush was born on May 2, 1927. He is the child of Leon Samuel Quackenbush and Elizabeth Anna (Johnston) Quackenbush. He died on August 18, 2007 at 80 years old. We know that Walter Samuel Quackenbush had been residing in East Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey 08816.
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Walter Samuel Quackenbush died on August 18, 2007 at 80 years of age. He was born on May 2, 1927. He is the child of Leon Samuel Quackenbush and Elizabeth Anna (Johnston) Quackenbush. We know that Walter Samuel Quackenbush had been residing in East Brunswick, Middlesex County, New Jersey 08816.
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In 1927, in the year that Walter Samuel Quackenbush was born, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1930, by the time he was just 3 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1941, at the age of just 14 years old, Walter was alive when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1977, by the time he was 50 years old, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1987, at the age of 60 years old, Walter was alive when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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