Glenn R Jones (1924 - 2002)

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1924 - In the year that Glenn R Jones was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

1959 - He was 35 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1962 - At the age of 38 years old, Glenn was alive when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

1985 - He was 61 years old when on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

1987 - Glenn was 63 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Glenn R Jones passed away on January 28, 2002 at age 77. There is no known cause of death. He was born on February 27, 1924. We are unaware of information about Glenn's family or relationships. We know that Glenn R Jones had been residing in Gig Harbor, Pierce County, Washington.

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