Byrd Payton (1900 - 1978)

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Byrd Payton
1900 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Byrd Payton was born on September 13, 1900. Byrd died in November 1978 at 78 years old. We know that Byrd Payton had been residing in Plainfield, Hendricks County, Indiana 46168.


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Byrd Payton died in November 1978 at 78 years old. Byrd was born on September 13, 1900. There is no information about Byrd's family. We know that Byrd Payton had been residing in Plainfield, Hendricks County, Indiana 46168.
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In 1900, in the year that Byrd Payton was born, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1926, by the time this person was 26 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1940, when this person was 40 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1956, Byrd was 56 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1978, in the year of Byrd Payton's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Charles R Payton
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Chicago, Illinois
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Port Byron, Illinois
Stella B Payton
Oct 3, 1907 - May 31, 1997
Rochester, NY
Louise M Payton
Jan 6, 1905 - Oct 19, 1997
Marietta, GA
Donald D Payton
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East Saint Louis, IL

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