Bill McGinnis (1919 - 1995)

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Bill McGinnis
1919 - 1995
updated September 09, 2019
Bill McGinnis, father to 8 children, was born on February 5, 1919 in Mississippi. He was born to John Vincent McGinnis and Ethel O (Eason) McGinnis, with siblings Margaret, Virgie, Estelle, Ester, Cathrene, Sam, Marshell, Eugene, Mary, and John. He married Evelyn Sink, and they gave birth to Paul Michael McGinnis, Steven McGinnis, Timothy McGinnis, Terry McGinnis, Christa M McGinnis, Cathy McGinnis, Mary Jean McGinnis, and Annette McGinnis. Bill died on May 16, 1995 in Fayetteville, Georgia at 76 years of age. We know that Bill McGinnis had been residing in hapeville georgia, fulton County, Georgia us 30354.

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Most Commonly Known Name

Bill McGinnis

First name

Bill

Middle name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Male

Birth

Bill McGinnis was born on in Jasper County, Mississippi United States

Death

Bill McGinnis died on in Fayetteville, Fayette County, Georgia United States

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Bill.

Burial / Funeral

at College Park Cemetary, in College Park, Fulton County, Georgia United States

Obituary

Unknown.

Ethnicity & Lineage

White, Citizen

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

Unknown. Was Bill a religious man?

Last Known Residence

hapeville georgia, fulton County, Georgia us 30354

Education

Grammar School

Professions

General Farmers

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Military Service

Military serial#: 34421223
Enlisted: August 29, 1942 in Cp Shelby Mississippi
Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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I am researching his ancestors and developing a family tree.
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He was a hard working man who loved his family.
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Bill McGinnis, father to 8 children, died on May 16, 1995 in Fayetteville, Georgia at 76 years old. He was buried in College Park Cemetary, College Park, Georgia. He was born on February 5, 1919 in Mississippi. He was born to John Vincent McGinnis and Ethel O (Eason) McGinnis, with siblings Margaret, Virgie, Estelle, Ester, Cathrene, Sam, Marshell, Eugene, Mary, and John. Bill married Evelyn Sink, and they gave birth to Paul Michael McGinnis, Steven McGinnis, Timothy McGinnis, Terry McGinnis, Christa M McGinnis, Cathy McGinnis, Mary Jean McGinnis, and Annette McGinnis. We know that Bill McGinnis had been residing in hapeville georgia, fulton County, Georgia us 30354.
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1919 - 1995 World Events

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In 1919, in the year that Bill McGinnis was born, in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

In 1938, Bill was 19 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1944, he was 25 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1989, Bill was 70 years old when on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

In 1995, in the year of Bill McGinnis's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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Herman C McGinnis
Born: around 1916
Tennessee, United States
Robert F McGinnis
Born: around 1912
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Roy D McGinnis
Born: around 1922
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Claymon McGinnis
Born: around 1914
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James Jr McGinnis
Born: around 1922
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Robert G McGinnis
Born: around 1899
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Born: around 1922
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