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Frank Williams (1903 - 1972)

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Frank Williams
1903 - 1972
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September 7, 1903
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May 1972
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Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19121
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Frank Williams was born on September 7, 1903. He died in May 1972 at 68 years old. We know that Frank Williams had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19121.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Frank Williams passed away in May 1972 at 68 years of age. He was born on September 7, 1903. We have no information about Frank's immediate family. We know that Frank Williams had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19121.
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In 1903, in the year that Frank Williams was born, the Ford Motor Company was incorporated in June after Henry Ford left another car company he founded in 1901 (which became the Cadillac Motor Company). He began Ford Motor Company with $28,000 in cash from twelve investors, two of whom (the Dodge brothers) later began their own car company. Henry Ford improved on assembly line techniques and has been so successful that his family still controls a very popular Ford line of cars and trucks.

In 1919, by the time he was 16 years old, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1959, when he was 56 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1963, he was 60 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1972, in the year of Frank Williams's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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