Alvin Singleton (1938 - 1978)

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Alvin Singleton
1938 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Alvin Singleton was born on March 27, 1938. He died in November 1978 at 40 years old.


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Alvin Singleton passed away in November 1978 at 40 years old. He was born on March 27, 1938. There is no information about Alvin's family.
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In 1938, in the year that Alvin Singleton was born, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1945, by the time he was only 7 years old, on May 7th, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Jewell Ridge Coal Corp. v. United Mine Workers of America. The Court ruled that the underground travel time of coal miners was compensable work time under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In 1951, when he was merely 13 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1964, Alvin was 26 years old when on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1978, in the year of Alvin Singleton's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Other Alvin Singletons

Alvin B Singleton
Born: around 1925
Texas, United States
Alvin J Singleton
Born: around 1922
Texas, United States
Alvin T Singleton
Born: around 1920
Georgia, United States
Alvin E Singleton
Born: around 1917
Pennsylvania, United States
Alvin Singleton
Born: around 1920
New Jersey, United States
Alvin Singleton
Born: around 1914
New York, United States
Alvin F Singleton
Aug 1, 1935 - Mar 16, 1989
Alvin B. Singleton Jr
Born: around 1945
Alvin Singleton
May 5, 1908 - April 1986
Hesperia, California
Alvin Singleton
Oct 4, 1912 - May 17, 2005
Hayes Center, NE
Alvin Singleton
Sep 10, 1944 - July 1977
Alvin L Singleton
Feb 4, 1918 - Dec 31, 1994
Rule, TX
Alvin James Singleton
Jul 18, 1922 - Jul 18, 1986
Houston, TX
Alvin Singleton
Mar 3, 1937 - Mar 22, 2006
Houston, Texas
Alvin Singleton
Aug 23, 1944 - February 1975
Alvin Singleton
Apr 12, 1942 - November 1983
Alvin F Singleton
Jun 13, 1917 - May 17, 1998
Tallassee, AL
Alvin Singleton
Sep 30, 1890 - February 1972
Dickson, Tennessee
Alvin Singleton
Nov 7, 1892 - November 1975
Junction City, Kentucky

Other Singletons

Norris Dwayne Singleton
Jul 23, 1945 - Aug 11, 2008
Marion, Indiana
Vivan Singleton
Sep 10, 1913 - Jun 14, 2005
Marion, KY
Ruth E Singleton
Apr 9, 1907 - Mar 3, 1991
Evalina Singleton
Dec 23, 1879 - August 1971
Bowling Green, Kentucky
Mary Singleton
Nov 22, 1881 - July 1977
Elizabethtown, Kentucky
Christy L Singleton
Nov 10, 1950 - Jan 26, 2002
Jennie Singleton
Mar 7, 1902 - April 1974
Burlington, Kentucky
Larry Singleton
Feb 4, 1952 - August 1974
Rodman Sylvester Singleton
Oct 13, 1954 - Jan 1, 2011
Louisville, Kentucky
Durryell Singleton
Dec 19, 1953 - October 1976
James D Singleton
Feb 23, 1960 - Jul 1, 2000
Louisville, KY
Arthur G Singleton
May 4, 1956 - May 14, 1998
Myrtle Singleton
Feb 15, 1928 - August 1984
Billy J Singleton
Mar 30, 1963 - Jul 3, 2007
New Castle, KY
Deborah Singleton
Jun 17, 1966 - August 1977
Debra L Singleton
Feb 21, 1960 - May 30, 2002
McKee, KY
John M Singleton
Dec 12, 1915 - Feb 1, 1993
Mount Vernon, KY
Sylvester Singleton
Jul 14, 1911 - July 1973
Cornelius Singleton
Feb 22, 1892 - May 1963
Ellis Singleton
Nov 21, 1915 - Sep 1, 1996
Clarksville, IN

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Dec 22, 1943 - December 1984
Mary Marksbury
Mar 2, 1911 - September 1974
Harrodsburg, Kentucky
Everett Gillock
Nov 28, 1897 - Mar 25, 1995
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Marquerite Green
Jan 23, 1911 - Aug 17, 1989
Nicholasville, KY
Paseal L Purvis
Jan 24, 1941 - Dec 29, 2010
Frankfort, KY
Bessie Hodgen
Feb 15, 1897 - September 1977
Springfield, Kentucky
Ethel Ann Hockensmith
Mar 22, 1941 - Sep 20, 2010
Georgetown, Kentucky
Cecilia Fields
Feb 6, 1896 - January 1988
Springfield, Kentucky
Delmer Minton
Feb 18, 1925 - July 1979
Gladys H Jackson
Mar 4, 1914 - Mar 21, 1988
Danville, KY
Edith Campbell
Aug 6, 1920 - Sep 12, 2007
Elk Horn, KY
Mable Morton
Oct 7, 1901 - November 1978
Frankfort, Kentucky
Joe Anness Jr
Mar 9, 1914 - April 1976
Danville, Kentucky
Bess Carter
Oct 4, 1901 - September 1982
Pleasureville, Kentucky
Dorothy G Jordan
Oct 11, 1903 - Sep 14, 1997
Destin, FL
Alice Wilson
Dec 5, 1870 - March 1969
Bradfordsville, Kentucky
Leona C Hutton
Feb 20, 1920 - Feb 22, 2000
Lawrenceburg, KY
Johnny L Thornton
Feb 5, 1939 - Aug 31, 2007
Harrodsburg, KY
Bessie Osborne
Nov 2, 1883 - April 1981
Campbellsville, Kentucky
Samuel T Murphy
Jul 20, 1937 - Sep 2, 2010
Frankfort, KY
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