Carlton Booker (1918 - 1982)

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Panama City, Bay County, Florida

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Tanya Booker

Tanya Booker

Tanya Booker

Tanya Booker

Kadin Booker

Kadin Booker

Ennis Booker

Ennis Booker

Samia Booker

Samia Booker

Tanya Booker

Tanya Booker

Cogie Lee Suber-Booker

Cogie Lee Suber-Booker

J. C. Booker

J. C. Booker

Doyle C Booker

Doyle C Booker

Doyle C Booker

Doyle C Booker

Orita Florence (Oxley) Booker, West Virginia

Orita Florence (Oxley) Booker, West Virginia

Mason E Smith Meeting at the Mess Hall

Mason E Smith Meeting at the Mess Hall

Jack Booker, Bruce Reeves, and WS Shade Daniell

Jack Booker, Bruce Reeves, and WS Shade Daniell

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Bettie Booker Tanya Booker Tanya Booker Kadin Booker

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1918 - In the year that Carlton Booker was born, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

1930 - At the age of just 12 years old, Carlton was alive when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

1959 - Carlton was 41 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.

1971 - He was 53 years old when on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

1982 - In the year of Carlton Booker's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Carlton Booker passed away in October 1982 at age 64. There is no known cause of death for Carlton. He was born on May 24, 1918. There is no information about Carlton's family or relationships. We know that Carlton Booker had been residing in Panama City, Bay County, Florida.

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