Amos Woodward (1909 - 1977)

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Amos Woodward
1909 - 1977
January 3, 1909
January 1977
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Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48204
Amos Woodward was born on January 3, 1909. He died in January 1977 at 67 years old. We know that Amos Woodward had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48204.
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Amos Woodward passed away in January 1977 at age 67. He was born on January 3, 1909. We have no information about Amos' family. We know that Amos Woodward had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48204.

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In 1909, in the year that Amos Woodward was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1929, when he was 20 years old, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1948, at the age of 39 years old, Amos was alive when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1968, he was 59 years old when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1977, in the year of Amos Woodward's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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