Charles May (1947 - 2008)

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Charles May
1947 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Charles May was born on August 7, 1947. He died on March 19, 2008 at age 60. We know that Charles May had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98118.


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Charles May passed away on March 19, 2008 at age 60. He was born on August 7, 1947. We are unaware of information about Charles's immediate family. We know that Charles May had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98118.
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In 1947, in the year that Charles May was born, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1954, at the age of just 7 years old, Charles was alive when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1965, when he was 18 years old, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1970, Charles was 23 years old when on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1983, at the age of 36 years old, Charles was alive when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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1903 - 1969
Charles William Adey May
around 1895 - Sep 3, 1916
Charles William May
around 1880 - Jun 13, 1919
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Died: Sep 25, 1915
Charles Richard Allen May
around 1900 - Aug 18, 1920
Charles Percy May
around 1895 - Jul 5, 1918
Charles Llewellyn May
around 1911 - Aug 19, 1942
Charles Kenneth George May
around 1927 - Oct 19, 1940
Charles Herbert May
around 1916 - Jul 10, 1942
Charles Henry May
1892 - Oct 31, 1914
Footscray, Australia
Charles H. May
around 1927 - Mar 11, 1946
Charles Ernest (Charlie) May
around 1908 - Jul 12, 1943
Charles Edward May
Died: Sep 28, 1916
Charles Campbell May
around 1889 - Jul 1, 1916
Charles Alfred May
Died: Feb 20, 1919
Charles May
around 1920 - Feb 26, 1941
Charles May
around 1919 - May 24, 1940
Charles May
around 1895 - Jul 11, 1942
Charles May
Died: Oct 12, 1917

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Larry S May
Jun 19, 1945 - Feb 29, 2008
Karl May
Jan 5, 1898 - April 1974
Elsye E May
Sep 22, 1897 - Sep 15, 1973
Seattle, WA
Derek May
Mar 2, 1951 - January 1978
Cindy L May
Sep 29, 1952 - Nov 19, 2000
Crivitz, WI
Howard May
May 16, 1954 - April 1973
D May
Jan 1, 1936 - Mar 21, 2009
Maude May
Jun 24, 1884 - April 1973
Seattle, Washington
Auda May
Apr 13, 1895 - February 1976
Shelton, Washington
Nellie May
Jul 9, 1908 - January 1982
Hope Mills, North Carolina
William J May
Apr 6, 1902 - Jun 1, 1989
Spokane, WA
Charles J May
Jan 17, 1916 - Oct 25, 2002
Spokane, WA
Stanley May
Oct 4, 1906 - November 1985
Spokane, Washington
Charles P May
Dec 24, 1905 - May 25, 1996
Fairbanks, AK
Irene May
Oct 6, 1902 - November 1984
Spokane, Washington
Lawrence L May
Feb 24, 1907 - Jan 4, 1993
Longview, WA
Harold R May
Mar 1, 1917 - Dec 14, 1997
Mount Vernon, WA
Lloyd May
May 5, 1915 - September 1984
San Jose, California
Charles May
Oct 31, 1903 - October 1974
Bellingham, Washington
William May
Sep 4, 1893 - February 1977
Bellingham, Washington

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Dec 3, 1945 - Mar 11, 2010
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Karen M Ironwing
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Robert E Lindblom
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San Diego, CA
Bruce Johnston
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Thomas Taylor
Jun 14, 1946 - January 1971
John R Garner
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Surprise, Arizona
Joseph H Maddock
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Minnie A Fountain
Jul 26, 1917 - Mar 30, 1998
Darrallee Goulet
Oct 25, 1943 - Jun 6, 1996
Eugene, OR
Jimmy K Gist
Aug 4, 1942 - Mar 20, 2005
Janice E Francisco
Jan 4, 1941 - Oct 18, 2005
Lynnwood, WA
Sharon L Dunstan
Jun 21, 1946 - May 4, 2004
Lawanna Chase
Oct 11, 1944 - February 1983
Annette M Peacock
Aug 24, 1945 - Jul 10, 2007
Bellevue, WA
Richard M Hill
Jun 9, 1946 - Apr 30, 2010
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Judy Taylor
May 11, 1946 - May 1981
Craig Carlson
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