Alex Barnes (1891 - 1967)

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Alex Barnes
1891 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Alex Barnes was born on January 3, 1891. He died in November 1967 at 76 years of age. We know that Alex Barnes had been residing in Taylorsville, Smith County, Mississippi 39168.


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Alex Barnes died in November 1967 at 76 years of age. He was born on January 3, 1891. There is no information about Alex's surviving family. We know that Alex Barnes had been residing in Taylorsville, Smith County, Mississippi 39168.
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In 1891, in the year that Alex Barnes was born, from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

In 1901, he was merely 10 years old when John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1911, Alex was 20 years old when the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1929, at the age of 38 years old, Alex was alive when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1967, in the year of Alex Barnes's passing, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

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Jan 25, 1949 - Aug 1, 2011
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Apr 15, 1887 - February 1976
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Oct 10, 1945 - Apr 15, 1992
Chicago, IL
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Nov 9, 1947 - Feb 12, 2010
Elizabeth Barnes
Dec 23, 1906 - October 1979
Utica, Mississippi
Sylvester Barnes
Feb 9, 1904 - December 1972
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Dannie Lee Barnes
May 3, 1946 - Mar 30, 2004
Grand Rapids, MI
M Barnes
Sep 25, 1941 - Feb 26, 2003
Edwards, MS
Sonnie Barnes
Jan 11, 1943 - Jul 22, 1994
Marshall Barnes
Nov 26, 1942 - Feb 29, 2004
Taylorsville, MS
Juanita Barnes
Jun 12, 1926 - Mar 3, 2005
Jackson, MS
Lonia Barnes
Jul 4, 1906 - March 1972
Indianola, Mississippi
Theola Barnes
Sep 4, 1893 - November 1976
Vicksburg, Mississippi
Dorothy L Barnes
Feb 8, 1945 - Dec 1, 2010
Riverdale, IL
Flora Barnes
Feb 7, 1942 - July 1980
Chicago, Illinois
Louise Pugh Barnes
Jan 13, 1947 - Oct 4, 2010
Hattiesburg, MS
Margie T Barnes
Sep 13, 1944 - Nov 12, 2007
Port Gibson, MS
Lizzie Barnes
Sep 23, 1906 - October 1975
Woodville, Mississippi
Eddie Barnes
Jan 22, 1943 - August 1987
Christine Barnes
Mar 22, 1931 - May 1, 2001
Soso, MS

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Jan 17, 1945 - May 13, 2001
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Zack R Denson
Sep 13, 1946 - Aug 16, 2003
Fruitdale, AL
James D Wittman
Oct 15, 1945 - Apr 19, 2008
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Charles Herrington
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Mary May
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Seminary, MS
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