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Edwin R Rhodes (1940 - 2006)

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Edwin R Rhodes
1940 - 2006
Born
January 19, 1940
Death
July 29, 2006
Last Known Residence
Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee 37040
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Edwin R Rhodes of Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee was born on January 19, 1940, and died at age 66 years old on July 29, 2006.
Updated: November 11, 2011
Biography ID: 84840106

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Edwin Rhodes passed away at age 66 years old on July 29, 2006. Edwin R Rhodes of Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee was born on January 19, 1940.

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The average age of a Rhodes family member is 71.
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1940 - 2006 World Events

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In 1940, in the year that Edwin R Rhodes was born, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1955, at the age of just 15 years old, Edwin was alive when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1967, at the age of 27 years old, Edwin was alive when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1985, Edwin was 45 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

In 1997, at the age of 57 years old, Edwin was alive when on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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