Billy J De La Hunt (1931 - 2003)

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Greenville, Madison County, Florida

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Joseph Henry Hunt relative

Joseph Henry Hunt relative

Newton Hunt

Newton Hunt

Walter Wiliam Durman

Walter Wiliam Durman

Albert  Hunt

Albert Hunt

Phyllis Mary Kathleen (Lowe) Hunt

Phyllis Mary Kathleen (Lowe) Hunt

Nettie May Hunt

Nettie May Hunt

Ms Lisa Wright Harvey Hunt

Ms Lisa Wright Harvey Hunt

Leta Hunt

Leta Hunt

Charles M. Hunt

Charles M. Hunt

Penelope D (Hunt) Meadows

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1931 - In the year that Billy J De La Hunt was born, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1944 - Billy was just 13 years old when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

1967 - When he was 36 years old, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

1973 - He was 42 years old when on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

1991 - When he was 60 years old, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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Billy J De La Hunt died on August 10, 2003 at 72 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Billy. He was born on May 30, 1931. There is no information about Billy's surviving family. We know that Billy J De La Hunt had been residing in Greenville, Madison County, Florida.

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