Bernard E Smith (1921 - 2003)

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Bernard E Smith
1921 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Bernard E Smith was born on July 25, 1921. He died on December 5, 2003 at age 82.

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Bernard E Smith passed away on December 5, 2003 at age 82. He was born on July 25, 1921. We are unaware of information about Bernard's immediate family.
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In 1921, in the year that Bernard E Smith was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1933, he was just 12 years old when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1950, Bernard was 29 years old when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1985, Bernard was 64 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

In 1993, at the age of 72 years old, Bernard was alive when on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Bernard Peacock Smith
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Bernard Murray Smith
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around 1873 - Aug 20, 1916
Bernard George Harry Smith
around 1920 - Sep 10, 1942
Bernard George Smith
around 1924 - Jun 6, 1944
Bernard Frederick Smith
around 1925 - Feb 9, 1945
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Jun 14, 1922 - Apr 12, 2003
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Feb 1, 1918 - Sep 1, 1991
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May 11, 1913 - February 1982
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Clyde Smith
May 8, 1894 - March 1986
Green Cove Springs, Florida
Gordon Smith
Aug 12, 1890 - October 1964
Georgia
Morris S Smith
Jan 30, 1923 - Jul 18, 1990
Jacksonville, FL
George Osgood Smith
Apr 1, 1922 - Jan 9, 2011
Clermont, Florida
John H Smith
Mar 8, 1903 - Sep 11, 1994
Newberry, FL
Copeland D Smith
Sep 23, 1921 - Sep 27, 2000
West Columbia, SC
E Grace Smith
Apr 10, 1917 - Apr 19, 1999
Orlando, FL
Virginia M Smith
Sep 18, 1913 - Nov 1, 2002
Clermont, FL
John Smith
Jun 30, 1911 - June 1967
James Smith
Jul 3, 1917 - October 1986
Royston, Georgia
John Smith
Dec 8, 1902 - March 1970
Miami, Florida
E W Smith
Apr 19, 1919 - Jun 9, 2001
Madison, FL
Willie Smith
Apr 5, 1900 - March 1971
Quitman, Georgia
Larry W Smith
Nov 29, 1914 - Nov 29, 1994
Norcross, GA
Orene Smith
Feb 23, 1919 - Mar 11, 2006
Wacissa, FL
Henry Smith
Apr 8, 1903 - January 1973
Miami, Florida
George H Smith
Nov 18, 1922 - Jan 30, 2001
Quincy, FL

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Willie Hedgemon
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Irene S Smith
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Holly H Rauth
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Maggie Milligan
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Helen Tillman
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El Paso, Texas
Lucile R Geiger
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Fred A Anderson
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Atlantic City, NJ
Peter Lucas
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Marion Leigh
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Robert D Wyche
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Hague M Oquinn
Dec 7, 1918 - Mar 30, 2007
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Mary H Mccarthy
Aug 29, 1909 - November 1988
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