Earl Pettigrew (1897 - 1977)

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Earl Pettigrew
1897 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Earl Pettigrew was born on April 16, 1897. He died in May 1977 at 80 years old. We know that Earl Pettigrew had been residing in Horatio, Sevier County, Arkansas 71842.


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Earl Pettigrew passed away in May 1977 at 80 years old. He was born on April 16, 1897. We have no information about Earl's immediate family. We know that Earl Pettigrew had been residing in Horatio, Sevier County, Arkansas 71842.
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In 1897, in the year that Earl Pettigrew was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1911, Earl was merely 14 years old when the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1940, by the time he was 43 years old, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1964, when he was 67 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1977, in the year of Earl Pettigrew's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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Luther E Pettigrew
Dec 12, 1922 - Jan 13, 2002
Horatio, AR
Jace Pettigrew
Sep 18, 1915 - October 1983
Horatio, Arkansas
Willie L Pettigrew
Aug 30, 1899 - Dec 28, 1988
Biggers, AR
Sherman Pettigrew
Jul 28, 1894 - March 1969
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Novie Pettigrew
Nov 24, 1901 - Jan 6, 1996
Fort Smith, AR
Sherman Pettigrew
Feb 14, 1927 - April 1973
Jep A Pettigrew
Sep 24, 1926 - Feb 12, 2001
Ratcliff, AR
Lillie v Pettigrew
Mar 22, 1906 - Oct 28, 1995
Alma, AR
Eunice Pettigrew
Jan 19, 1916 - Feb 8, 2008
Pine Bluff, AR
Ruby Pettigrew
Jul 15, 1899 - January 1984
Little Rock, Arkansas
A Pettigrew
Aug 25, 1930 - Aug 15, 1992
Shirley A Pettigrew
Feb 4, 1936 - Feb 14, 1994
Pontotoc, MS
Walter Pettigrew
Jun 17, 1881 - December 1967
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Marie Pettigrew
Aug 6, 1931 - Feb 13, 2007
Parsons, TN
Dee W Pettigrew
Feb 28, 1921 - May 24, 2000
Watkinsville, GA
Emma Pettigrew
Jan 18, 1943 - March 1988
Chicago, Illinois
Cora Pettigrew
Jan 12, 1896 - August 1987
Colt, Arkansas
Geraldine Pettigrew
Sep 26, 1940 - Nov 11, 2006
Little Rock, AR
Everett Fred Pettigrew
Nov 24, 1944 - Sep 3, 1974
Van Buren, AR
Nannie Pettigrew
Jun 19, 1875 - June 1969
Tyronza, Arkansas

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Dec 12, 1922 - Jan 13, 2002
Horatio, AR
Jacob M Hass
Aug 27, 1897 - Jun 16, 1997
Mena, AR
Elmo D Greer
Nov 6, 1921 - May 16, 2007
Barnesville, GA
Buster A Denton
Mar 31, 1907 - Apr 25, 1993
Murfreesboro, AR
Clift Clinton Lane
Aug 7, 1924 - Sep 5, 2006
Dallas, Texas
Lorene B Neubauer
Sep 4, 1920 - Feb 21, 2002
Humble, TX
Dycie S Perdue
Nov 11, 1905 - December 1988
Fort Worth, TX
Laura Mae Broach
Oct 30, 1923 - Oct 7, 2010
Newton, Texas
Annette Anderson
Sep 25, 1924 - Aug 18, 2009
Wichita Falls, Texas
Harriet H Garrison
May 13, 1923 - Jan 20, 2010
Arkadelphia, AR
William Patterson
Oct 31, 1922 - May 1986
John Barham
Jul 23, 1920 - November 1967
Worth Andres
Apr 24, 1925 - Jan 2, 1995
Emmet, AR
Loyce S Hildebrand
Jul 24, 1917 - Mar 23, 1991
Prescott, AR
Joseph A Blackwood
Apr 21, 1924 - Jun 6, 2000
Mission, KS
Charles W Lewis
Jun 19, 1895 - Aug 15, 1970
Hope, AR
Curtis C Johnson
Sep 9, 1920 - Jul 27, 1993
San Bernardino, CA
Willie D Hemmitt
May 9, 1926 - Sep 24, 1986
San Diego, CA
Zachary Smith
Jan 6, 1908 - June 1975
Irving, Texas
Ira H Porter
Sep 18, 1926 - Apr 6, 1992
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