Earnest T Townson (1909 - 1997)

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Earnest T Townson
1909 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Earnest T Townson was born on June 4, 1909. He died on November 28, 1997 at 88 years old. We know that Earnest T Townson had been residing in Century, Escambia County, Florida 32535.

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Earnest T Townson died on November 28, 1997 at 88 years of age. He was born on June 4, 1909. We are unaware of information about Earnest's family. We know that Earnest T Townson had been residing in Century, Escambia County, Florida 32535.
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1909 - 1997 World Events

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In 1909, in the year that Earnest T Townson 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 1931, Earnest was 22 years old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1979, by the time he was 70 years old, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1986, at the age of 77 years old, Earnest was alive when on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

In 1997, in the year of Earnest T Townson's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Sarah Townson
Mar 12, 1879 - October 1967
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Charlie W Townson
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McDavid, FL
Rance Townson
Apr 1, 1942 - Sep 19, 2007
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James H Townson
Apr 7, 1943 - Aug 10, 2002
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Gary, Indiana
Henry R Townson
Feb 27, 1906 - Jul 15, 1988
Powhatan Point, OH
Clara B Townson
May 19, 1935 - Apr 17, 1999
Cincinnati, OH
Ruby L Townson
Sep 27, 1942 - Mar 8, 2004
Rock Hill, SC
Carl Otis Townson
May 9, 1926 - Sep 11, 2008
Shadyside, Ohio
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Sep 1, 1916 - February 1993
Philadelphia, PA

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