Dewey Clayton (1899 - 1978)

Dewey Clayton
1899 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Dewey Clayton was born on June 14, 1899. He died in December 1978 at 79 years old. We know that Dewey Clayton had been residing in Cocoa, Brevard County, Florida 32922.

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Dewey Clayton died in December 1978 at 79 years old. He was born on June 14, 1899. There is no information about Dewey's surviving family. We know that Dewey Clayton had been residing in Cocoa, Brevard County, Florida 32922.
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In 1899, in the year that Dewey Clayton was born, on February 14th, the first voting machines were approved by Congress for use in federal elections. Several states were already using voting machines in their elections and the Federal government was finally convinced of their safety and accuracy.

In 1936, when he was 37 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1946, when he was 47 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1968, at the age of 69 years old, Dewey was alive when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1978, in the year of Dewey Clayton's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Other Dewey Claytons

around 1917 - Unknown
around 1923 - Unknown
Sep 14, 1904 - August 1971
Feb 2, 1957 - December 1989
Feb 16, 1899 - Sep 8, 1990
Dec 26, 1899 - February 1983
Feb 8, 1919 - Apr 1, 2003
Jun 27, 1917 - July 1966
Mar 15, 1922 - Nov 20, 2006
Mar 12, 1918 - May 1985
May 11, 1908 - Jan 29, 1994
Apr 12, 1899 - December 1965
Mar 17, 1927 - Aug 19, 1999
Oct 23, 1905 - Apr 24, 2005
Mar 28, 1905 - October 1975
Jul 15, 1909 - October 1965
Feb 11, 1899 - October 1980
Jan 21, 1923 - July 1977

Other Claytons

Jul 24, 1928 - March 1971
May 31, 1888 - November 1984
Aug 16, 1893 - January 1970
Sep 29, 1942 - Jun 26, 2008
Oct 31, 1946 - Mar 14, 2000
Sep 5, 1903 - Dec 10, 2000
Jun 25, 1915 - Aug 24, 2000
Jul 4, 1910 - October 1970
Jan 3, 1915 - Oct 2, 1998
Nov 11, 1893 - November 1982
Dec 15, 1916 - Oct 7, 1995
Jan 12, 1888 - August 1971
Dec 28, 1898 - Jan 20, 1994
May 24, 1915 - Oct 21, 1997
Jun 27, 1916 - Mar 22, 1992
Feb 2, 1904 - Mar 15, 1989
Aug 17, 1921 - January 1981
Aug 29, 1922 - Dec 23, 1990
Feb 26, 1925 - May 5, 2002
Sep 2, 1919 - Apr 3, 2001

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Nov 1, 1902 - January 1980
Dec 24, 1920 - Oct 7, 1996
Dec 27, 1920 - Jul 14, 2006
Mar 25, 1875 - December 1972
Sep 11, 1915 - Mar 15, 2008
May 12, 1916 - Aug 2, 1992
Oct 20, 1912 - March 1994
May 13, 1920 - Feb 18, 1963
Oct 14, 1915 - Aug 3, 1991
Nov 30, 1915 - Oct 6, 1998
Oct 12, 1917 - October 1983
Jan 2, 1910 - October 1979
Jan 8, 1885 - April 1968
Aug 3, 1911 - February 1983
Sep 22, 1919 - June 1988
May 4, 1920 - Jan 10, 2007
Aug 9, 1896 - June 1966
Nov 11, 1919 - Aug 6, 1996
Oct 6, 1920 - Sep 8, 2010
Jul 19, 1918 - Nov 11, 2006
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