Billy L Towles (1924 - 2002)

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Billy L Towles
1924 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
Billy L Towles was born on November 9, 1924. He died on December 2, 2002 at 78 years old. We know that Billy L Towles had been residing in Akron, Summit County, Ohio 44320.

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Billy L Towles died on December 2, 2002 at age 78. He was born on November 9, 1924. We are unaware of information about Billy's surviving family. We know that Billy L Towles had been residing in Akron, Summit County, Ohio 44320.
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1924 - 2002 World Events

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In 1924, in the year that Billy L Towles was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1948, he was 24 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1959, Billy was 35 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1968, when he was 44 years old, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1983, at the age of 59 years old, Billy was alive when "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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May 8, 1917 - July 1970
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Nov 25, 1914 - Feb 17, 1998
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Mar 23, 1921 - Mar 20, 2011
Indianapolis, Indiana
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Sep 7, 1921 - Apr 22, 1992
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Sep 14, 1884 - December 1966
Muncie, Indiana
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Dec 11, 1914 - July 1970
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Sep 15, 1885 - April 1965
Kentucky
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Sep 15, 1903 - August 1964
Owenton, Kentucky
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Indianapolis, Indiana
Emma Towles
Jun 30, 1929 - Sep 9, 2001
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Jul 18, 1915 - Dec 1, 2002
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