Arthur P Watkins (1932 - 1997)

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Willamette National Cemetery
Section Z Site 416,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SP3
Wars/Conflicts: Korea

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1932 - In the year that Arthur P Watkins was born, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1973 - At the age of 41 years old, Arthur was alive when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

1979 - When he was 47 years old, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

1988 - At the age of 56 years old, Arthur was alive when on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

1997 - In the year of Arthur P Watkins's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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Arthur P Watkins died on September 19, 1997 at 65 years old. There is no known cause of death for Arthur. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section Z Site 416, Portland, Or. He was born on March 18, 1932. We have no information about Arthur's family or relationships.

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