Charles Clifton Deford (1929 - 2012)

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Charles Clifton Deford
1929 - 2012
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Clifton Deford was born on February 5, 1929. He died on May 6, 2012 at age 83.


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Florida National Cemetery Section 628 Site 869, 6502 Sw. 102nd Ave., in Bushnell, Florida 33513



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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: S1
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Charles Clifton Deford passed away on May 6, 2012 at age 83. He was buried in Florida National Cemetery Section 628 Site 869, Bushnell, Florida. He was born on February 5, 1929. We have no information about Charles's family.
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In 1929, in the year that Charles Clifton Deford was born, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1943, he was only 14 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1955, when he was 26 years old, 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.

In 1972, he was 43 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1995, by the time he was 66 years old, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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May 11, 1932 - Mar 11, 2013
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Aug 23, 1909 - Sep 8, 1988
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Carl William Deford
Died: Jun 3, 1962
Chas. H. Deford
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