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William H Horgan (1927 - 1986)

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William H Horgan
1927 - 1986
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January 12, 1927
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April 23, 1986
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Garfield, Bergen County, New Jersey 07026
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William H Horgan was born on January 12, 1927. He died on April 23, 1986 at 59 years old. We know that William H Horgan had been residing in Garfield, Bergen County, New Jersey 07026.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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William H Horgan passed away on April 23, 1986 at 59 years old. He was born on January 12, 1927. We have no information about William's family. We know that William H Horgan had been residing in Garfield, Bergen County, New Jersey 07026.
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In 1927, in the year that William H Horgan was born, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1933, at the age of merely 6 years old, William was alive when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1941, when he was only 14 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1966, when he was 39 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1986, in the year of William H Horgan's passing, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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