PFC Oscar Fox

28 Jan 1921 - 20 Jun 1968

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PFC Oscar Fox

28 Jan 1921 - 20 Jun 1968
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Grave site information of PFC Oscar Fox (28 Jan 1921 - 20 Jun 1968) at Saint George in Shenandoah West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States from BillionGraves
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PFC Oscar Fox

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Saint George

54 Cemetery Road
Shenandoah West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania
United States

Headstone Description

Pennsylvania CO C 109 Engr C Bn WWII
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September 3, 2013
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PMakely

August 21, 2013

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Life timeline of PFC Oscar Fox

1921
PFC Oscar Fox was born on 28 Jan 1921
PFC Oscar Fox was 10 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
PFC Oscar Fox was 25 years old when World War II: Nagasaki is devastated when an atomic bomb, Fat Man, is dropped by the United States B-29 Bockscar. Thirty-five thousand people are killed outright, including 23,200-28,200 Japanese war workers, 2,000 Korean forced workers, and 150 Japanese soldiers. Nagasaki is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan. The city's name, 長崎, means "long cape" in Japanese. Nagasaki became a centre of colonial Portuguese and Dutch influence in the 16th through 19th centuries, and the Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region have been recognized and included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Part of Nagasaki was home to a major Imperial Japanese Navy base during the First Sino-Japanese War and Russo-Japanese War.
PFC Oscar Fox was 32 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
PFC Oscar Fox died on 20 Jun 1968 at the age of 47
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Grave record for PFC Oscar Fox (28 Jan 1921 - 20 Jun 1968), BillionGraves Record 4982789 Shenandoah West Mahanoy Township, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

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