Arthur West (1877 - 1963)

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Arthur West
1877 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
Arthur West was born on May 16, 1877. He died in October 1963 at 86 years old. We know that Arthur West had been residing in Arkansas.


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Arthur West died in October 1963 at age 86. He was born on May 16, 1877. We are unaware of information about Arthur's immediate family. We know that Arthur West had been residing in Arkansas.
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In 1877, in the year that Arthur West was born, on March 2nd, the U.S. presidential election of 1876 was ended with the selection of Rutherford B. Hayes as the winner. Samuel J. Tilden had won the popular vote in November 1876 but 20 votes in the electoral college were in dispute. An informal agreement was made in which Hayes agreed to remove federal troops from South Carolina, Florida, and Louisiana, ending Reconstruction in the South. So, on March 4th, Rutherford B. Hayes became the 19th President of the United States.

In 1925, at the age of 48 years old, Arthur was alive when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1935, Arthur was 58 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1953, when he was 76 years old, on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1963, in the year of Arthur West's passing, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

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Arthur Winter West
around 1921 - Dec 19, 1945
Arthur William West
around 1870 - Aug 16, 1940
Arthur Walter West
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Arthur Walter West
around 1893 - Nov 14, 1918
Arthur Thomas West
around 1891 - Sep 22, 1919
Arthur Templeton West
around 1914 - Apr 12, 1944
Arthur Swales West
around 1917 - Jul 1, 1944
Arthur Sidney West
around 1890 - Nov 8, 1917
Arthur Robert West
around 1918 - Aug 12, 1946
Arthur Reginald Edgar West
around 1923 - Jan 29, 1944
Arthur Nowell West
around 1879 - Oct 12, 1917
Arthur Max West
around 1920 - Apr 9, 1942
Arthur John West
around 1883 - Jul 6, 1917
Arthur Job West
around 1893 - Sep 14, 1916
Arthur James Jack West
Died: Apr 25, 1915
Arthur Herbert West
around 1890 - Apr 30, 1918
Arthur Henry West
around 1902 - Jun 14, 1917
Arthur Henry West
Died: Aug 8, 1915

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Caroline West
Jan 27, 1888 - December 1978
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Alfred West
Mar 1, 1905 - January 1985
Coffeyville, Kansas
Marguerite West
Sep 3, 1897 - December 1968
Menlo Park, California
Dorothy A West
Jul 23, 1931 - Oct 26, 2002
Daly City, CA
Kenneth M West
Jan 23, 1959 - Mar 8, 2004
West Plains, MO
Antonia L West
Jan 7, 1929 - Mar 6, 2005
Stockton, CA
Fred Vernon West
Sep 27, 1922 - Sep 26, 2008
Sonora, CA
Chester F West
Oct 6, 1931 - Nov 1, 1981
Florence H West
Feb 11, 1905 - Feb 8, 1991
Marlene Y West
Jun 14, 1931 - Mar 17, 1997
El Cajon, CA
Paul West
Aug 14, 1893 - January 1977
Oroville, California
Myrtle West
Jul 29, 1899 - September 1982
Oroville, California
Charles v West
Mar 3, 1904 - Feb 6, 1990
Patricia Ann West
Oct 19, 1934 - Jan 17, 2010
Merritt Island, Florida
Bertha v West
Jul 30, 1934 - Mar 20, 1996
Bakersfield, CA
Oliver Wayne West
Feb 4, 1933 - May 23, 1983
Charles West
Feb 17, 1938 - Mar 6, 2011
Sherman, Texas
Phyliss West
Oct 18, 1935 - February 1962
Albert J West
Dec 23, 1910 - Mar 14, 2003
Salem, OR
Wirt West
Jan 7, 1883 - January 1972
Ben Lomond, California

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