Charles Greenwood (1898 - 1994)

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Charles Greenwood
1898 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
Charles Greenwood was born on February 2, 1898. He died on November 4, 1994 at 96 years of age. We know that Charles Greenwood had been residing in Salem, Polk County, Oregon 97304.

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Charles Greenwood died on November 4, 1994 at age 96. He was born on February 2, 1898. We are unaware of information about Charles's surviving family. We know that Charles Greenwood had been residing in Salem, Polk County, Oregon 97304.
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In 1898, in the year that Charles Greenwood was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1924, he was 26 years old when in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1949, at the age of 51 years old, Charles was alive when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1963, by the time he was 65 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1994, in the year of Charles Greenwood's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Charles H Greenwood
Born: around 1927
Maryland, United States
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Born: around 1914
New York, United States
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Utah, United States
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Jul 13, 1878 - December 1970
Centralia, Washington
Goldie B Greenwood
Feb 14, 1894 - Feb 27, 1993
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Oct 22, 1905 - October 1993
Spokane, WA
Ralph E Greenwood
Dec 9, 1930 - Apr 22, 1998
Wenatchee, WA
Marie Greenwood
Aug 15, 1914 - June 1972
Carol A Greenwood
Aug 7, 1937 - Dec 20, 1996
Beulah Greenwood
Mar 24, 1889 - June 1965
Washington
Ruth C Greenwood
Nov 26, 1914 - Mar 5, 2001
Puyallup, WA
Mabel I Greenwood
Mar 29, 1906 - Nov 14, 1987
Spokane, WA
Lyle Greenwood
Jul 13, 1892 - January 1974
Bellingham, Washington
Carl Greenwood
Jul 16, 1899 - September 1976
Spokane, Washington
Evelyn Greenwood
Dec 12, 1924 - Nov 20, 1994
Seattle, WA
Ruth Greenwood
Nov 14, 1911 - September 1977
Centralia, Washington
Ramie C Greenwood
Oct 4, 1965 - May 6, 1995
Puyallup, WA
Wendell Greenwood
Feb 24, 1920 - January 1980
Earl Greenwood
Nov 26, 1890 - May 1970
Granite Falls, Washington
Robert Greenwood
Apr 27, 1907 - December 1985
Salem, Oregon
Clyde Greenwood
Jul 16, 1881 - January 1974
Carpinteria, California
Blanche Greenwood
Feb 28, 1880 - October 1969
Bellevue, Washington
Mildred Greenwood
Apr 1, 1903 - December 1974
Bremerton, Washington

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