David Burnett (1909 - 1983)

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David Burnett
1909 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
David Burnett was born on November 29, 1909. He died in June 1983 at 73 years old. We know that David Burnett had been residing in Berkley, Oakland County, Michigan 48072.


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David Burnett passed away in June 1983 at 73 years old. He was born on November 29, 1909. There is no information about David's family or relationships. We know that David Burnett had been residing in Berkley, Oakland County, Michigan 48072.
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In 1909, in the year that David Burnett was born, the New York Times published the first movie review. It was a report on D.W. Griffith's movie "Pippa Passes" also called "The Song of Conscience", a silent film. The review said that this work was moving away from "lurid material that attracted the wrath of censors and concerned citizens and toward more respectable ends. The movie was the story of a young female factory worker, on her day off, wandering and singing - thus changing the hearts of those around her towards good.

In 1921, David was only 12 years old when hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1935, David was 26 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1973, he was 64 years old when in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

In 1983, in the year of David Burnett's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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Washington, United States
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Born: around 1912
Oklahoma, United States
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Born: around 1924
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Born: around 1927
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Alma Burnett
Jun 12, 1894 - January 1967
Detroit, Michigan
Stella Burnett
Aug 21, 1895 - February 1980
Bay City, Michigan
Seth P Burnett
Oct 3, 1921 - May 8, 2005
Saginaw, MI
William J Burnett
Jun 10, 1924 - Sep 7, 1993
Lyons, MI
Alice O Burnett
Jul 1, 1923 - Mar 29, 2008
Chicago, IL
Lena Burnett
Dec 17, 1918 - November 1986
Detroit, Michigan
Irvin D Burnett
Sep 14, 1927 - Nov 16, 1996
West Bloomfield, MI
Hazel Burnett
May 19, 1918 - Apr 8, 2002
Bloomfield Hills, MI
Albert Jack Burnett
Dec 16, 1928 - Jul 17, 2006
Wichita Falls, Texas
Joanna M Burnett
Sep 28, 1929 - Oct 24, 2003
Santa Cruz, CA
Barbara Burnett
Apr 24, 1930 - Oct 17, 2000
West Frankfort, IL
Claudette B Burnett
Oct 15, 1933 - Oct 7, 1998
Boise, ID
James M Burnett
Jun 2, 1938 - Sep 13, 1991
Beverly J Burnett
Jun 24, 1935 - Nov 6, 2002
Wyandotte, MI
Peggy Burnett
Apr 2, 1911 - October 1983
Battle Creek, Michigan
Anne Burnett
Nov 11, 1900 - December 1979
Mary Burnett
Jul 23, 1892 - October 1975
Freeland, Michigan
Lee G Burnett
May 9, 1946 - Nov 6, 2002
Kalamazoo, MI
Keith W Burnett
Mar 7, 1977 - Jan 8, 1999
Robert Burnett
May 17, 1914 - June 1979
Detroit, Michigan

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Feb 25, 1911 - July 1980
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Gladys Bare
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Columbus, Ohio
John J Camisa
Apr 4, 1903 - Jun 24, 1992
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Victor W Camisa
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John R Campbell
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Southgate, MI
Dorothy R Cavanary
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Roseville, MI
Roland Cawley
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George Chalmers
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Ella Charnet
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Bert Chartier
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Alphonso Cheadle
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George Cheyne
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Harrisville, MI
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Detroit, Michigan
Fred Clark
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George Clark
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Tryon, North Carolina
Janet Harvey
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