Arthur Smith (1904 - 1967)

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Arthur Smith
1904 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Arthur Smith was born on June 26, 1904. He died in January 1967 at 62 years old.


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Arthur Smith passed away in January 1967 at 62 years old. He was born on June 26, 1904. There is no information about Arthur's surviving family.
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1904 - 1967 World Events

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In 1904, in the year that Arthur Smith was born, the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

In 1913, Arthur was merely 9 years old when the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1929, when he was 25 years old, 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 1939, by the time he was 35 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1967, in the year of Arthur Smith's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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Dec 19, 1916 - Nov 10, 2010
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Sep 18, 1918 - Jan 15, 1996
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Mar 26, 1902 - May 1975
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Ernest Smith
Jan 24, 1920 - Nov 2, 2000
El Centro, CA
John Smith
Jun 3, 1918 - October 1981
Corpus Christi, Texas
Willie Smith
Jul 26, 1911 - August 1964
Ben Smith
Sep 10, 1895 - Jul 3, 1996
Mc Gehee, AR
Baker Smith
Feb 4, 1915 - March 1984
San Diego, California
Garland Smith
Apr 30, 1904 - August 1987
Crystal City, Missouri
Pleas Smith
Mar 14, 1899 - July 1967
Kansas City, Missouri
Jessie Smith
Jul 16, 1915 - March 1979
Vallejo, California
Willie Smith
Aug 5, 1909 - December 1971
Moro, Arkansas
Clinton O Smith
Aug 30, 1918 - Mar 20, 1989
San Antonio, TX
Jack Smith
Feb 10, 1900 - October 1983
Little Rock, Arkansas
Burrel R Smith
Apr 5, 1895 - Feb 18, 1993
North Little Rock, AR
Emilia P Smith
Nov 29, 1909 - September 1992
Houston, TX
Oleta M Smith
Jul 29, 1910 - December 1995
Marianna, AR

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May 12, 1922 - April 1987
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