Monday, June 30, 2014

50 YEARS AGO:

• Two members of the Sheriff's Department Civil Service Board were announced by Sheriff Henry Haskins. They were Merville E. Rosam II, manager of the City Electrict System and Dr. Harvey Kahn of Tavernier.

• Fish of the Key West Waters Museum was set to open in July in the Chamber of Commerce building. The display of mounted fish was designed by artist Gene Otto.

• The Cuban Freedom Marchers were found guilty in circuit court. The Civil Liberties Union appealed the convictions.

• State Sen. John M. Spottswood competed in the Navy's Underwater Swimmers School and was a "qualified underwater demolition team diver."