Glynn Humphreys Williams

(1906 - 1996)

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Glynn Humphreys Williams
1906 - 1996
Born
September 3, 1906
New Orleans, Louisiana United States
Death
November 14, 1996
Downey, California United States
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Glynn Humphreys Williams was born on September 3, 1906 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He died on November 14, 1996 in Downey, California at age 90.
Updated: November 25, 2020
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Glynn lived for a while in Roosevelt, AZ, but grew up in Riverside, CA. He earned a mechanical engineering degree from GM Tech in Flint MI. He moved back to California during the depression and married Anna May Vernon. They had 3 children.
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Glynn Williams was born on in New Orleans, Louisiana United States
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Roosevelt, AZ. Perris, CA. Riverside, CA; Flint, MI; Huntington Park, CA
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Glynn Humphreys Williams passed away on November 14, 1996 in Downey, California at 90 years old. He was born on September 3, 1906 in New Orleans, Louisiana. There is no information about Glynn's immediate family.

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In 1906, in the year that Glynn Humphreys Williams was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1910, Glynn was merely 4 years old when the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1967, by the time he was 61 years old, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1975, Glynn was 69 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1996, in the year of Glynn Humphreys Williams's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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