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Charles Edmond Windham (1921 - 2007)

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Charles Edmond Windham
1921 - 2007
Born
January 28, 1921
Death
December 19, 2007
Last Known Residence
Saint George, Dorchester County, South Carolina 29477
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Charles Edmond Windham of Saint George, Dorchester County, South Carolina was born on January 28, 1921, and died at age 86 years old on December 19, 2007.
Updated: November 1, 2011
Biography ID: 39246986

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Saint George, Dorchester County, South Carolina 29477
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Charles Windham passed away at age 86 years old on December 19, 2007. Charles Edmond Windham of Saint George, Dorchester County, South Carolina was born on January 28, 1921.

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Charles Edmond Windham lived 15 years longer than the average Windham family member when he died at the age of 86.
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1921 - 2007 World Events

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In 1921, in the year that Charles Edmond Windham was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1948, at the age of 27 years old, Charles was alive when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1950, by the time he was 29 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1961, Charles was 40 years old when on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1985, Charles was 64 years old when in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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