Farrol Deford (1902 - 1979)

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Farrol Deford
1902 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Farrol Deford was born on March 23, 1902. Farrol died in January 1979 at age 76. We know that Farrol Deford had been residing in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington 98501.

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Farrol Deford passed away in January 1979 at 76 years of age. Farrol was born on March 23, 1902. We have no information about Farrol's family or relationships. We know that Farrol Deford had been residing in Olympia, Thurston County, Washington 98501.
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In 1902, in the year that Farrol Deford was born, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1914, Farrol was only 12 years old when in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1939, when this person was 37 years old, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1955, when this person was 53 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1979, in the year of Farrol Deford's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Gene F Deford
Apr 26, 1927 - Feb 6, 2009
Olympia, WA
Charles Deford
Mar 5, 1893 - April 1972
Washington
R H Deford
Feb 9, 1945 - May 15, 1992
Bonnie J Deford
Jan 29, 1944 - Aug 23, 2002
Kenneth G Deford
Feb 24, 1953 - Dec 22, 2004
Stella Deford
Dec 28, 1887 - October 1974
Olympia, Washington
Warma I Deford
Jul 5, 1898 - March 1991
College Place, WA
Sara Deford
Dec 28, 1898 - September 1984
Vancouver, Washington
Winton E Deford
Feb 13, 1926 - Jul 14, 2001
Bellingham, WA
Connie L Deford
Dec 26, 1942 - Jun 19, 2008
Dayton, WA
Willabelle M Deford
Oct 20, 1917 - Oct 1, 2004
Kennewick, WA
Danny W Deford
Dec 4, 1961 - Dec 8, 1995
Barbara M Deford
Sep 4, 1923 - Jul 19, 1994
Graham, WA
Daniel C Deford
Apr 16, 1929 - Nov 22, 2008
Petaluma, CA
Robert P Deford
Jan 26, 1929 - Jan 13, 1998
Springfield, OR
Alta L Deford
Jul 1, 1915 - Jul 15, 2002
Idaho Falls, ID
James Glenn Deford
Apr 29, 1939 - Feb 16, 2011
Vancouver, Oregon
Lester Deford
Feb 11, 1955 - February 1982
George Carney Deford
May 3, 1924 - Mar 16, 1983
Anna C Deford
Apr 2, 1922 - September 1997
Kennewick, WA

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