Edward Jones (1885 - 1982)

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Edward Jones
1885 - 1982
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July 10, 1885
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July 1982
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Seattle, King County, Washington 98115
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Edward Jones was born on July 10, 1885. He died in July 1982 at age 96. We know that Edward Jones had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98115.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Edward Jones passed away in July 1982 at 96 years of age. He was born on July 10, 1885. There is no information about Edward's surviving family. We know that Edward Jones had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98115.

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In 1885, in the year that Edward Jones was born, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1935, by the time he was 50 years old, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1959, when he was 74 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1974, he was 89 years old when on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1982, in the year of Edward Jones's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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