Edwin C Watson (1931 - 2003)

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Edwin C Watson
1931 - 2003
updated February 06, 2019
Edwin C Watson was born on November 17, 1931. He died on March 8, 2003 at age 71. We know that Edwin C Watson had been residing in Millerton, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 16936.


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Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Section 38-A Site 264, Rr2, Box 484 - Indiantown Gap Road, in Annville, Pennsylvania 17003



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Millerton, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 16936


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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SSG
Wars/Conflicts: Korea, Vietnam

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Edwin C Watson died on March 8, 2003 at 71 years old. He was buried in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Section 38-A Site 264, Annville, Pennsylvania. He was born on November 17, 1931. We are unaware of information about Edwin's family or relationships. We know that Edwin C Watson had been residing in Millerton, Tioga County, Pennsylvania 16936.
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In 1931, in the year that Edwin C Watson was born, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1943, he was merely 12 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1952, at the age of 21 years old, Edwin was alive when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1979, by the time he was 48 years old, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1992, by the time he was 61 years old, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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around 1918 - Feb 18, 1943
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Edwin v Watson
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
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Born: around 1918
Utah, United States
Edwin C Watson
Born: around 1923
Arizona, United States
Edwin R Watson
Born: around 1922
Texas, United States
Edwin D Watson
Born: around 1911
United States
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Born: around 1924
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George E Watson
Apr 7, 1912 - September 1988
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Jefferson Watson
Nov 26, 1899 - September 1967
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May 21, 1905 - Sep 12, 1991
Dorthy Watson
Sep 15, 1922 - May 1983
Auburn, California
William Dean Watson
Sep 30, 1934 - Dec 23, 2007
Placerville, California
Ebba Watson
Jun 21, 1904 - February 1974
Sacramento, California
Violet A Watson
Jan 11, 1919 - Dec 22, 1996
Arcata, CA
Douglas Chandler Watson
Mar 2, 1960 - Aug 18, 2011
Charlie Watson
May 6, 1892 - April 1967
Concord, California
Fred Watson
Oct 19, 1934 - Jun 17, 2009
Fresno, CA
Ronald Watson
Jun 9, 1935 - September 1978
Harriet R Watson
Apr 16, 1927 - Sep 27, 2000
Hartselle, AL
Frederick Watson
Jun 30, 1938 - November 1981
William K Watson
Sep 24, 1966 - Nov 25, 1996
Santa Maria, CA
Evelyn M Watson
Nov 11, 1934 - Jul 7, 2008
Hanford, California
Shirley A Watson
Dec 12, 1935 - May 21, 2008
Clovis, CA
Everett Watson
Jan 2, 1937 - August 1979
Lillie B Watson
May 2, 1926 - Nov 17, 1999
Fresno, CA
Eleanor Watson
Apr 13, 1913 - Mar 3, 2003
Bovill, ID
V J Watson
May 16, 1938 - Jun 15, 1992
Modesto, CA

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