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Charles Wayne Frazier (1927 - 1974)

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Charles Wayne Frazier
1927 - 1974
Born
June 4, 1927
Death
April 4, 1974
Memphis, Tennessee United States
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Charles Wayne Frazier was born on June 4, 1927. According to his family tree, Charles was father to 3 children. He married Annie Ruth (Condrey) Frazier, and they had children Malinda Hope (Frazier) Carl, Christopher Lynn Frazier, and Charles Wayne Frazier II. He died on April 4, 1974 in Memphis, Tennessee United States at age 46.
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He worked construction and owned bars most of his life. He served in the US Army and was in WWII and the Koren War
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Father to 3 children, he passed away on April 4, 1974 in Memphis, Tennessee United States at 46 years of age. Charles Wayne Frazier was born on June 4, 1927. According to his family tree, he married Annie Ruth (Condrey) Frazier, and they had children Malinda Hope (Frazier) Carl, Christopher Lynn Frazier, and Charles Wayne Frazier II.
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In 1927, in the year that Charles Wayne Frazier was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1935, he was merely 8 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1943, Charles was 16 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1954, when he was 27 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1974, in the year of Charles Wayne Frazier's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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