Francis Grant Barnes (1934 - 2000)

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Burial / Funeral

Gerald B.h. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery
Section 21 Site 1944,
200 Duell Road, Schuylerville, Ny

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Branch of service: Us Army, Us Army, Us Army
Rank attained: SP2, SP5, SFC
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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1934 - In the year that Francis Grant Barnes was born, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

1951 - Francis was 17 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

1983 - When he was 49 years old, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

1987 - By the time he was 53 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

1994 - He was 60 years old when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Francis Grant Barnes passed away on December 26, 2000 at age 66. There is no listed cause of death for Francis. He was buried in Gerald B.h. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery Section 21 Site 1944, Schuylerville, Ny. He was born on September 18, 1934. There is no information about Francis's surviving family.

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