Harry R Mcpherson (1921 - 1998)

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Tahoma National Cemetery
Section J Row C Site 68,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Port Orchard, Kitsap County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: PTR3
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1921 - In the year that Harry R Mcpherson was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

1927 - When he was only 6 years old, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

1978 - When he was 57 years old, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

1988 - At the age of 67 years old, Harry was alive when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

1998 - In the year of Harry R Mcpherson's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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Harry R Mcpherson died on April 16, 1998 at 76 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section J Row C Site 68, Kent, Wa. He was born on April 20, 1921. There is no information about Harry's family. We know that Harry R Mcpherson had been residing in Port Orchard, Kitsap County, Washington.

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