Gus Williams (1879 - 1972)

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Gus Williams
1879 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Gus Williams was born on April 4, 1879. He died in July 1972 at age 93. We know that Gus Williams had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90011.


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Gus Williams died in July 1972 at 93 years of age. He was born on April 4, 1879. We are unaware of information about Gus's family. We know that Gus Williams had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90011.
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In 1879, in the year that Gus Williams was born, on October 22nd, Thomas Edison tested the first practical electric light bulb. Lasting 13½ hours before burning out, it used a "a carbon filament or strip coiled and connected to platina contact wires". He applied for a patent on November 4th, receiving the patent in January 1880.

In 1901, Gus was 22 years old when Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1919, at the age of 40 years old, Gus was alive when in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

In 1929, he was 50 years old when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1972, in the year of Gus 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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Gus Jr Williams
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
Gus J Williams
Born: around 1917
Idaho, United States
Gus G Jr Williams
Born: around 1911
Texas, United States
Gus G Jr Williams
Born: around 1911
Texas, United States
Gus S Williams
Born: around 1919
Louisiana, United States
Gus H Williams
Born: around 1913
Washington, United States
Gus D Williams
Born: around 1925
Wyoming, United States
Gus Williams
Born: around 1919
Georgia, United States
Gus Sr Williams
Born: around 1909
Alabama, United States
Gus Williams
Born: around 1921
Florida, United States
Gus Williams
Born: around 1905
South Carolina, United States
Gus T Williams
Born: around 1909
Tennessee, United States
Gus Williams
Born: around 1910
Alabama, United States
Gus Williams
Born: around 1915
United States
Gus B Williams
Born: around 1899
United States
Gus G Williams
Born: around 1920
United States
Gus Williams
Born: around 1917
Mississippi, United States
Gus Jr Williams
Born: around 1923
New York, United States
Gus T Williams
Born: around 1919
United States
Gus W Williams
Born: around 1923
Indiana, United States

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Jun 19, 1903 - January 1979
Estelle Williams
Dec 13, 1893 - July 1986
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Jane Williams
Nov 4, 1905 - December 1984
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Ruth Williams
Jul 16, 1907 - December 1980
Ventura, California
Bernice Williams
Oct 28, 1904 - September 1979
Los Angeles, California
Helen Williams
Sep 10, 1905 - December 1979
Oakland, California
Minnie Williams
Jan 20, 1884 - December 1980
Saint Helena, California
Mildred M Williams
Dec 19, 1909 - Jan 22, 2007
Red Bluff, CA
Alice Williams
Jan 26, 1896 - March 1984
Altadena, California
Patricia C Williams
Mar 6, 1905 - Sep 18, 2003
Alhambra, CA
Elizabeth Williams
Aug 3, 1911 - December 1977
Los Angeles, California
Marina Williams
Jan 19, 1897 - February 1983
Cupertino, California
Jennie M Williams
Jul 28, 1907 - Jul 7, 1998
San Marcos, CA
Josephine R Williams
Aug 2, 1911 - Jan 14, 1997
Lake Hughes, CA
Flois Williams
Apr 25, 1901 - June 1977
Viola Williams
Jun 22, 1894 - August 1979
Gualala, California
Fern B Williams
Apr 26, 1905 - Jun 15, 2007
Vista, California
Fernande Williams
Nov 29, 1900 - Apr 30, 1995
San Jose, CA
Liticea De Williams
Jan 14, 1914 - February 1994
San Francisco, CA
Marjorie B Williams
Oct 14, 1897 - September 1988
San Clemente, CA

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