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40th Anniversaries

The year was 1977. In the United States, Gerald Ford was President. The Yearly Inflation Rate for the USA hit 6.5%  while the Year End Close of Dow Jones Industrial Average was 831.  Interest Rates at the year end for the Federal Reserve were 7.75%. If you were looking to buy a new house, expect to spend roughly $49,300 while your average salary was $15,000.00. The Oakland Raiders were the Super Bowl Champions, the Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup, The Portland Trail Blazers won the NBA Finals, and The New York Yankees were the World Series Champions.

In global news Panama is given back control of the Panama Canal. Spain holds its first democratic election in 40 years. Atari is released in North America while the world mourns the lost of the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley

In addition to all of these events, these members joined the Operating Engineers:

  • Rickey L Barnett

  • Donald A Beaver

  • John M Dishaw Jr

  • John M Dutton

  • Willie Jones

  • James G Kline

  • George T Lehner

  • Randal Mazzocchi

  • Andrew Metzgar III

  • Roger N Nelson

  • Marcellous Orange

  • Joseph M Paolino

  • Kenneth W Richard

  • Palmer S Rossi

  • Raymond C Stevenson

  • Warren Trent