Eugene L Smith (1910 - 1995)

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Burial / Funeral

National Memorial Cemetery Of Arizona
Section 18A Site 236,
23029 North Cave Creek Road, Phoenix, Az

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Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: GMC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1910 - In the year that Eugene L Smith was born, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

1921 - At the age of merely 11 years old, Eugene was alive when on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

1922 - When he was merely 12 years old, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

1959 - At the age of 49 years old, Eugene was alive when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

1995 - In the year of Eugene L Smith's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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Eugene L Smith passed away on September 25, 1995 at 85 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Eugene. He was buried in National Memorial Cemetery Of Arizona Section 18A Site 236, Phoenix, Az. He was born on September 17, 1910. There is no information about Eugene's family or relationships. We know that Eugene L Smith had been residing in Glendale, Maricopa County, Arizona.

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