Caleb Maxwell (1912 - 1979)

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Tyree Maxwell

Tyree Maxwell

Mary Agnes (Reaney) and Robert Maxwell

Mary Agnes (Reaney) and Robert Maxwell

James Marion Maxwell

James Marion Maxwell

Marie Evelyn Williams

Marie Evelyn Williams

John Rufus Maxwell

John Rufus Maxwell

James Harvey Maxwell

James Harvey Maxwell

Mayme Lou Maxwell

Mayme Lou Maxwell

1955 Kodiak Naval High School

1955 Kodiak Naval High School

Edgar D Maxwell

Edgar D Maxwell

Mrs Maxwell

Mrs Maxwell

Juanita Josephine Kroetch

Juanita Josephine Kroetch

James & Emily (Maxwell) McCloy family, 1892

James & Emily (Maxwell) McCloy family, 1892

Neil Marks - Fresno High School, Sophomores

Neil Marks - Fresno High School, Sophomores

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War Bond Drive in Dallas County Texas Tyree Maxwell Mary Agnes (Reaney) and Robert Maxwell James Marion Maxwell

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1912 - In the year that Caleb Maxwell was born, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

1920 - At the age of only 8 years old, Caleb was alive when Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

1944 - He was 32 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.

1955 - He was 43 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

1979 - In the year of Caleb Maxwell's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Caleb Maxwell passed away in September 1979 at 67 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Caleb. He was born on May 7, 1912. We have no information about Caleb's family or relationships. We know that Caleb Maxwell had been residing in Houston, Harris County, Texas.

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