John Allan Pace

6 March 1955–5 July 1995 (Age 40)
Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States

The Life of John Allan

John Allan Pace was born on 6 March 1955, in Atlanta, Fulton, Georgia, United States. He died on 5 July 1995, in his hometown, at the age of 40.

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1956 · The Federal Aid Highway Act

Age 1

With the construction of 41,000 miles of the Interstate Highway System, the Federal Aid Highway Act made way for the largest public works project in American history at that time. One of the purposes was to provide military access to places in case of an attack.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 3

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.
1965 · Stone Mountain Monument

Age 10

A memorial carving on the side of a quartz monzonite dome in Stone Mountain depicts Confederate leaders Jefferson Davis, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson. The dome rises 825 feet above ground and is the largest bas-relief sculpture in the world. Stone Mountain Park opened on April 14, 1965, 100 years to the day of Lincoln’s assassination. The park spans 3,200 acres and is Georgia’s most popular attraction.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a vernacular short form of the Latin personal name Paschalis ( see Pascal , Italian Pasquale ).2 nickname for a mild-mannered and peaceable person, from Middle English pace, pece ‘peace’, ‘concord’, ‘amity’ (via Anglo-Norman French from Latin pax, genitive pacis).3 Italian: from the medieval personal name Pace, used for both men and women, from the word pace ‘peace’ (see 1).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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