Calvin Oran Williams (1914 - 1996)

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Burial / Funeral

Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery
Section W Site 17-A,
1520 Harry Wurzbach Road, San Antonio, Tx

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Branch of service: Us Army Air Corps
Rank attained: 1LT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Oran

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1914 - In the year that Calvin Oran Williams was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

1959 - He was 45 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1961 - Calvin was 47 years old when on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

1967 - When he was 53 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

1996 - In the year of Calvin Oran Williams's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Calvin Oran Williams died on January 1, 1996 at 81 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Calvin. He was buried in Ft. Sam Houston National Cemetery Section W Site 17-A, San Antonio, Tx. He was born on September 27, 1914. There is no information about Calvin's immediate family.

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