Claude Smith

(1901 - 1968)

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Claude Smith
1901 - 1968
Born
January 3, 1901
Death
October 1968
Last Known Residence
Paris, Logan County, Arkansas 72855
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Claude Smith was born on January 3, 1901. He died in October 1968 at age 67. We know that Claude Smith had been residing in Paris, Logan County, Arkansas 72855.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Claude Smith passed away in October 1968 at 67 years old. He was born on January 3, 1901. There is no information about Claude's immediate family. We know that Claude Smith had been residing in Paris, Logan County, Arkansas 72855.

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In 1901, in the year that Claude Smith was born, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1918, he was 17 years old when following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

In 1936, he was 35 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1957, Claude was 56 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1968, in the year of Claude Smith's passing, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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c. 1890 - Oct 26, 1918 1890 - 1918
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c. 1907 - Dec 16, 1944 1907 - 1944
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Unknown - May 14, 1918 ? - 1918
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c. 1927 - Unknown 1927 - ?
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c. 1926 - Unknown 1926 - ?
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c. 1925 - Unknown 1925 - ?
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c. 1915 - Unknown 1915 - ?
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c. 1918 - Unknown 1918 - ?
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c. 1924 - Unknown 1924 - ?

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Aug 11, 1903 - Aug 1986 1903 - 1986
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May 30, 1882 - Mar 1967 1882 - 1967
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Mar 20, 1916 - Oct 3, 1998 1916 - 1998
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Nov 3, 1915 - Jun 22, 1993 1915 - 1993
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Unknown - May 1955 ? - 1955
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May 22, 1905 - Jun 1982 1905 - 1982
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Mar 5, 1911 - Dec 1979 1911 - 1979
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Jul 7, 1915 - Dec 1968 1915 - 1968
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Mar 23, 1882 - Mar 1964 1882 - 1964
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Jan 9, 1917 - Jun 3, 2002 1917 - 2002
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Jan 2, 1917 - Oct 9, 2004 1917 - 2004
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Jun 4, 1918 - Apr 3, 2009 1918 - 2009
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Oct 24, 1914 - Jun 7, 2000 1914 - 2000

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