Francis York (1907 - 1979)

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Francis York
1907 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Francis York was born on June 1, 1907. He died in February 1979 at 71 years old. We know that Francis York had been residing in Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky.


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Francis York died in February 1979 at 71 years of age. He was born on June 1, 1907. We have no information about Francis's surviving family. We know that Francis York had been residing in Bowling Green, Warren County, Kentucky.
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In 1907, in the year that Francis York was born, the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1917, Francis was just 10 years old when on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1925, at the age of 18 years old, Francis was alive when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1951, when he was 44 years old, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1979, in the year of Francis York's passing, 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.

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Francis Douglas York
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Francis O York
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Iowa, United States
Francis A York
Born: around 1915
Indiana, United States
Francis B York
Born: around 1907
United States
Francis C York
Born: around 1918
Maryland, United States
Francis B York
Born: around 1918
New York, United States
Francis W York
Born: around 1914
New Hampshire, United States
Francis R York
Oct 24, 1926 - Mar 13, 1964
Francis J York
Died: Oct 20, 1944
Francis Russell York
Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 28, 1960
Francis J York
around 1888 - Apr 26, 1920
Francis York
around 1875 - Sep 7, 1912
Francis York
Jul 28, 1928 - Aug 4, 2001
Reno, NV
Francis York
Mar 13, 1924 - March 1982
Baxter Springs, Kansas
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Feb 22, 1928 - June 1971
Kansas City, Missouri
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Nov 24, 1924 - Feb 25, 2010
Springfield, MO
Francis L York
Jan 17, 1912 - Aug 15, 1997
Indianola, IA
Francis York
Sep 5, 1895 - December 1985
Lake City, Minnesota

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Aug 21, 1919 - Nov 4, 1995
Benton, KY
Joe York
Mar 15, 1918 - May 10, 2011
Louisville, KY
Alvis R York
Dec 22, 1914 - Dec 10, 1997
Ellington, MO
Add York
May 5, 1905 - Aug 2, 1995
Monticello, KY
James York
Jan 15, 1912 - November 1985
Ashland, Kentucky
Oliver York
Jan 1, 1893 - February 1981
Bethel, Ohio
William York
Mar 4, 1888 - February 1972
Lexington, Kentucky
Raymond York
Jun 10, 1920 - Jul 20, 1994
Owensboro, KY
John York
Oct 12, 1915 - December 1968
Owensboro, Kentucky
Earl York
Dec 20, 1907 - March 1979
Scottsville, Kentucky
Rosamond York
Jul 3, 1918 - Feb 20, 2011
Ashland, Kentucky
Port York
Sep 13, 1895 - January 1983
Williamstown, Kentucky
Ruby York
Oct 10, 1901 - April 1983
Frankfort, Kentucky
Hershael York
Apr 15, 1894 - November 1986
Lancaster, Kentucky
Fred York Jr
May 30, 1918 - Apr 13, 1993
Indianapolis, IN
Margaret York
Mar 27, 1906 - September 1978
Dayton, Kentucky
Gifford York
Dec 11, 1914 - Dec 11, 1998
Lexington, KY
Tina M York
Mar 30, 1969 - Sep 5, 1997
Roy E York
May 21, 1922 - Aug 4, 1992
Louisville, KY
Gladys York
Nov 4, 1920 - January 1993
Albany, KY

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Oct 3, 1890 - February 1975
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Apr 18, 1897 - December 1978
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Jul 8, 1904 - April 1973
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Russell Ward
Jan 27, 1907 - Apr 9, 1991
Thomas Hickman
Nov 7, 1909 - July 1987
Paris, Kentucky
Arnold Faulkner
Nov 23, 1891 - October 1968
Williamstown, Kentucky
Robert Moore
Nov 9, 1897 - Feb 15, 1991
Lexington, KY
Frank Rawlings
Nov 24, 1897 - February 1971
Cynthiana, Kentucky
Roy Smith
Aug 25, 1896 - December 1979
Lexington, Kentucky
James G Clifford
Oct 24, 1916 - Nov 13, 2008
Lexington, KY
James Dennis
Oct 21, 1920 - December 1976
Lorraine M Hamm
Feb 7, 1922 - Nov 2, 2007
Walton, KY
Eldon Blake
Jan 14, 1889 - April 1989
Elkton, KY
Earl Rigsby
May 26, 1896 - May 1970
Lewisburg, Kentucky
Burley Page
Aug 25, 1889 - February 1967
Elkton, Kentucky
Tim Blake
Feb 18, 1901 - September 1980
Pembroke, Kentucky
Nettie W Oliphant
Apr 2, 1912 - November 1993
Tullahoma, TN
Pinkie L Hightower
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Greenville, KY
Ellis W Borders
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