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Earnest Bullock (1922 - 1976)

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Earnest Bullock
1922 - 1976
Born
September 30, 1922
Death
November 1976
Last Known Residence
Marion, Marion County, South Carolina 29571
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Earnest Bullock of Marion, Marion County, South Carolina was born on September 30, 1922, and died at age 54 years old in November 1976.
Updated: November 1, 2011
Biography ID: 39246732

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Earnest Bullock passed away at age 54 years old in November 1976. Earnest Bullock of Marion, Marion County, South Carolina was born on September 30, 1922.

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Earnest Bullock lived 16 years shorter than the average Bullock family member when he died at the age of 54.
The average age of a Bullock family member is 70.
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In 1922, in the year that Earnest Bullock was born, from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

In 1939, at the age of 17 years old, Earnest was alive when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1944, he was 22 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1950, when he was 28 years old, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1976, in the year of Earnest Bullock's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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