Edgar Pittman (1891 - 1970)

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Edgar Pittman
1891 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Edgar Pittman was born on September 18, 1891. He died in May 1970 at 78 years old. We know that Edgar Pittman had been residing in Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana 71101.


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Edgar Pittman died in May 1970 at 78 years of age. He was born on September 18, 1891. There is no information about Edgar's family. We know that Edgar Pittman had been residing in Shreveport, Caddo County, Louisiana 71101.
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In 1891, in the year that Edgar Pittman was born, James Naismith, at the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, invented the game of basketball. Originally using two peach baskets and a soccer ball, he created the game to keep his students active during the long, harsh New England winters.

In 1909, by the time he was 18 years old, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

In 1920, he was 29 years old when in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1959, when he was 68 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1970, in the year of Edgar Pittman's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Born: around 1902
Illinois, United States
Edgar M Jr Pittman
Born: around 1924
United States
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Born: around 1922
Alabama, United States
Edgar H. Pittman
Born: around 1953
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Jul 20, 1896 - May 1981
Greenwood, Mississippi
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Sep 17, 1897 - April 1965
District of Columbia
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Edgar Pittman
Aug 3, 1892 - July 1964
Edgar Pittman
Dec 4, 1920 - December 1970
Edgar Pittman
Dec 31, 1896 - February 1980
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Edgar Pittman
Jun 25, 1894 - March 1965
Edgar S Pittman
Aug 26, 1909 - Aug 22, 1991
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James L Pittman
Aug 5, 1952 - Oct 18, 2004
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Fred Pittman
Aug 27, 1899 - December 1982
Dumas, Arkansas
John Pittman
Mar 19, 1894 - January 1973
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
Clifford L Pittman
May 2, 1916 - Jul 28, 1997
Midland, AR
Annias Pittman
Apr 10, 1894 - May 1967
Saint Louis, Missouri
Cicero Pittman
Nov 28, 1903 - February 1979
Newport, Arkansas
Sue M Pittman
Sep 29, 1913 - Oct 7, 1988
Prescott, AR
Bonnie Pittman
Jun 25, 1913 - Nov 19, 2000
Midland, AR
Terry I Pittman
Nov 26, 1953 - Apr 21, 2010
Herbert Pittman
Sep 7, 1896 - April 1966
Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
Juanita W Pittman
Jun 28, 1915 - Mar 21, 2004
Camden, AR
Dan Pittman
Nov 19, 1913 - July 1975
Prescott, Arkansas
Claud Pittman
Mar 19, 1895 - November 1968
Midland, Arkansas
Herbert Pittman
Jan 27, 1898 - October 1979
Pickens, South Carolina
Jack D Pittman
Nov 22, 1913 - Oct 18, 1994
Conway, AR
William Pittman
Aug 12, 1908 - August 1976
Bernard Pittman
May 12, 1914 - December 1965
Palma W Pittman
Mar 20, 1913 - Nov 18, 1996
Mc Gehee, AR
Roy Pittman
Mar 7, 1904 - Jun 16, 1989
Jonesboro, AR
John R Pittman
Mar 15, 1912 - Jan 7, 1993
Perris, CA

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Little Rock, AR
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David Hester
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Albert Rogers
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Mary M Gandy
Feb 10, 1910 - Sep 1, 2003
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James Dilworth
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Ross Nisbet
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Norris W Keady
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