Alva Phillips (1907 - 1972)

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Alva Phillips
1907 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Alva Phillips was born on July 25, 1907. He died in April 1972 at 64 years of age. We know that Alva Phillips had been residing in Jay, Santa Rosa County, Florida 32565.


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Alva Phillips passed away in April 1972 at age 64. He was born on July 25, 1907. We have no information about Alva's immediate family. We know that Alva Phillips had been residing in Jay, Santa Rosa County, Florida 32565.
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In 1907, in the year that Alva Phillips was born, the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

In 1921, Alva was only 14 years old when on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1937, by the time he was 30 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1953, at the age of 46 years old, Alva was alive when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1972, in the year of Alva Phillips's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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Sep 14, 1904 - July 1975
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Oct 23, 1919 - January 1972
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Virginia H Phillips
Aug 16, 1924 - Feb 21, 2001
Port Saint Lucie, FL
James Phillips
May 5, 1913 - December 1981
Ash, North Carolina
Luther Phillips
Feb 18, 1919 - Dec 13, 1994
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Joseph Phillips
Jun 10, 1908 - September 1986
Lyons, Indiana
George W Phillips
May 16, 1924 - Mar 22, 1989
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Josephine Phillips
Aug 24, 1922 - January 1984
Fairfax, South Carolina
Louis K Phillips
Jul 16, 1922 - May 9, 1988
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Fredrick B Phillips
Jul 9, 1923 - Jul 29, 1995
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Otis Phillips
Jan 1, 1912 - September 1988
Auburndale, FL
Veleria Phillips
Aug 30, 1920 - Sep 23, 1997
Crestview, FL
George B Phillips
Oct 8, 1955 - August 1996
Miami, FL
Owen T Phillips
Feb 28, 1956 - Feb 9, 2002
Savannah, GA
Grace J Phillips
Mar 5, 1917 - June 1997
Saratoga Springs, NY
Edythe R Phillips
Aug 16, 1923 - Jan 8, 2000
Ocala, FL
Eloise J Phillips
Oct 28, 1923 - Aug 16, 2010
Tampa, Florida
Lorenzo Phillips
Jul 28, 1917 - April 1986
Seattle, Washington
Natalie Vance Phillips
Nov 11, 1921 - Sep 12, 2008
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