Benjamin Franklin Sharkey (1945 - 2009)

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Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas

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1945 - In the year that Benjamin Franklin Sharkey was born, on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

1953 - At the age of merely 8 years old, Benjamin was alive when 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.

1994 - Benjamin was 49 years old when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

1995 - At the age of 50 years old, Benjamin was alive when on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

1998 - At the age of 53 years old, Benjamin was alive when on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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Benjamin Franklin Sharkey passed away on May 12, 2009 at 63 years old. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on November 8, 1945. We have no information about Benjamin's family or relationships. We know that Benjamin Franklin Sharkey had been residing in Corpus Christi, Nueces County, Texas.

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