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Charles Owen BurkeAge: 77 years19272004

Name
Charles Owen Burke
Given names
Charles Owen
Surname
Burke
Birth May 3, 1927 41 34
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 2 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a brotherJames Raymond Burke
September 29, 1942 (Age 15 years)
Death of a fatherErnest Ewing Burke
December 17, 1942 (Age 15 years)
Death of a brotherHershel Melvin Burke
May 10, 1943 (Age 16 years)
Death of a sisterVonnie Elizabeth Burke
September 26, 1944 (Age 17 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 14 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 22 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a brotherClarence Ewing Burke
April 27, 1974 (Age 46 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 18 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death of a motherMaude Gertrude “Maudie” Stagner
January 8, 1979 (Age 51 years)
Death of a brotherThomas Elzie Burke
October 18, 1988 (Age 61 years)
Death of a sisterOra Mae Burke
July 4, 1997 (Age 70 years)
Death June 10, 2004 (Age 77 years)
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elder brother
Clarence Ewing Burke
Birth: June 9, 1911 25 18
Death: April 27, 1974Christian, Kentucky, United States
23 months
elder brother
Thomas Elzie Burke
Birth: April 25, 1913 27 20Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: October 18, 1988Warren, Kentucky, United States
21 months
elder sister
22 months
elder sister
John Delbert Burke
Birth: November 22, 1916 30 24Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: March 11, 2011Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
James Raymond Burke
Birth: July 26, 1919 33 26Trigg, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 29, 1942Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
elder brother
Hershel Melvin Burke
Birth: February 3, 1922 35 29Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: May 10, 1943Christian, Kentucky, United States
2 years
elder sister
Vonnie Elizabeth Burke
Birth: March 13, 1924 37 31Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: September 26, 1944Christian, Kentucky, United States
3 years
himself
Charles Owen Burke
Birth: May 3, 1927 41 34Christian, Kentucky, United States
Death: June 10, 2004Christian, Kentucky, United States

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