Doyle Smith (1945 - 1973)

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Doyle Smith
1945 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Doyle Smith was born on July 26, 1945. He died in February 1973 at 27 years old.


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Doyle Smith passed away in February 1973 at age 27. He was born on July 26, 1945. We have no information about Doyle's family.
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In 1945, in the year that Doyle Smith was born, on February 19th, US Marines landed on the island of Iwo Jima and the Battle of Iwo Jima began. Lasting 5 weeks, it was some of the bloodiest and fiercest fighting in the Pacific theater during World War II. The occupying Japanese forces were heavily armed and there were 21,000 Japanese soldiers on the island at the beginning of the battle. Only 216 Japanese soldiers were captured afterwards - the rest had been killed in action or committed suicide. 6,800 American soldiers died but the Americans took control of the island.

In 1954, by the time he was just 9 years old, 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 1957, he was just 12 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 1961, when he was 16 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1973, in the year of Doyle Smith's passing, 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.

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Other Doyle Smiths

Doyle E Smith
Born: around 1928
Georgia, United States
Doyle C Smith
Born: around 1927
Tennessee, United States
Doyle B Smith
Born: around 1923
Idaho, United States
Doyle T Smith
Born: around 1921
Utah, United States
Doyle F Smith
Born: around 1923
California, United States
Doyle K Smith
Born: around 1924
California, United States
Doyle N Smith
Born: around 1913
California, United States
Doyle L Smith
Born: around 1923
California, United States
Doyle F Smith
Born: around 1923
California, United States
Doyle D Smith
Born: around 1928
Oklahoma, United States
Doyle B Smith
Born: around 1924
Arkansas, United States
Doyle J Smith
Born: around 1926
Arkansas, United States
Doyle A Smith
Born: around 1926
Texas, United States
Doyle L Smith
Born: around 1916
Texas, United States
Doyle E Smith
Born: around 1919
Oklahoma, United States
Doyle W Smith
Born: around 1923
South Dakota, United States
Doyle S Smith
Born: around 1918
Missouri, United States
Doyle Smith
Born: around 1918
United States
Doyle T Smith
Born: around 1925
Indiana, United States

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Marie Smith
Jul 13, 1917 - Oct 16, 2010
Los Angeles, CA
Effie Smith
Nov 8, 1913 - May 1984
Centreville, Mississippi
J L Smith
Jul 18, 1945 - Jul 15, 1994
Lillie Smith
Jul 14, 1901 - March 1981
Vicksburg, Mississippi
David Smith
Jun 23, 1946 - August 1984
Vicksburg, Mississippi
Leon Smith
Nov 4, 1946 - Nov 30, 1998
Rolling Fork, MS
Marion A Smith
Oct 10, 1902 - Jan 9, 1994
Edwards, MS
Mary Smith
Jan 1, 1910 - June 1985
Pelahatchie, Mississippi
Lorenzo Smith
Aug 14, 1945 - Nov 27, 1992
Billy E Smith
Feb 6, 1947 - Jun 5, 2007
Mendenhall, MS
Thomas J Smith
Jan 29, 1941 - Dec 22, 1991
James Smith
Nov 26, 1943 - March 1978
M G Smith
Sep 10, 1945 - Jul 15, 1990
Willie Smith
Oct 31, 1944 - Dec 31, 2006
Raymond, MS
Brenda F Smith
Apr 25, 1947 - Aug 23, 2009
Kosciusko, MS
Kathy W Smith
Feb 29, 1940 - Oct 10, 1997
Leola Smith
Mar 20, 1897 - January 1985
Canton, Mississippi
Elise Smith
Apr 30, 1907 - June 1970
Jackson, Mississippi
Billy C Smith
Sep 16, 1946 - Nov 7, 2005
Seminary, MS
Genie Smith
May 20, 1898 - January 1977
Brookhaven, Mississippi

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Nov 26, 1947 - Apr 23, 2009
Prairieville, LA
Helen D Coney
May 9, 1945 - Jan 25, 2000
McComb, MS
Jake Jones
Oct 16, 1945 - Mar 21, 2008
Natchez, MS
Leota J Robinson
Oct 26, 1891 - March 1994
Centreville, MS
Willie L Williams
Mar 1, 1945 - Dec 12, 2009
Magnolia, MS
Andrew Brown
Feb 20, 1944 - Sep 3, 2001
Clara M Louisville
Nov 2, 1909 - Jan 24, 1991
Port Gibson, MS
Vera M Trimble
Oct 13, 1919 - Jun 22, 1998
Fayette, MS
Levi Lollis
Dec 1, 1943 - Oct 2, 2001
Woodville, MS
Ella Williams
Jan 26, 1911 - Sep 10, 2001
Los Angeles, CA
Gus Stavropoulos
Sep 29, 1934 - Sep 12, 1999
Brooklyn, NY
Richard C Stowell
May 8, 1945 - Feb 6, 2003
Louise Cox
Jul 11, 1909 - March 1980
Port Gibson, Mississippi
Lillian C Martin
Aug 28, 1944 - Nov 29, 2007
Chicago, IL
Laura Oten
Jul 28, 1911 - May 1980
Natchez, Mississippi
Bobby Jackson
Jan 15, 1949 - Aug 4, 2010
Meadville, MS
Cordelia S Collins
Jan 19, 1944 - Apr 20, 2003
Frederick Robinson
Jul 3, 1945 - Sep 22, 2010
Vicksburg, MS
Margree Clark
May 29, 1943 - Oct 29, 2008
Anaheim, CA
Nannie Hall
Mar 5, 1900 - Apr 15, 1973
Natchez, MS
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