Billy Joe Leathers

(1931 - 2009)

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Billy Joe J Leathers
1931 - 2009
Born
February 27, 1931
Death
April 2, 2009
Last Known Residence
Gig Harbor, Pierce County, Washington 98335
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Billy Joe Leathers was born on February 27, 1931. He died on April 2, 2009 at 78 years old. We know that Billy Joe Leathers had been residing in Gig Harbor, Pierce County, Washington 98335.
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Gig Harbor, Pierce County, Washington 98335
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Tahoma National Cemetery Section 9F Site 225 18600 Se 240th St, in Kent, Washington 98042
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: COL
Wars/Conflicts: Korea, Vietnam
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Billy Joe Leathers passed away on April 2, 2009 at 78 years of age. He was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section 9F Site 225, Kent, Washington. He was born on February 27, 1931. We have no information about Billy Joe's family or relationships. We know that Billy Joe Leathers had been residing in Gig Harbor, Pierce County, Washington 98335.

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In 1931, in the year that Billy Joe Leathers was born, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1954, when he was 23 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1970, he was 39 years old when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1988, he was 57 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1998, at the age of 67 years old, Billy Joe was alive when on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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