Edgar Boyd (1892 - 1980)

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Utica, Hinds County, Mississippi

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1892 - In the year that Edgar Boyd was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

1899 - By the time he was just 7 years old, 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.

1918 - At the age of 26 years old, Edgar was alive when federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

1955 - By the time he was 63 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

1980 - In the year of Edgar Boyd's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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Edgar Boyd died in October 1980 at age 88. There is no known cause of death for Edgar. He was born on April 13, 1892. We are unaware of information about Edgar's family. We know that Edgar Boyd had been residing in Utica, Hinds County, Mississippi.

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