Henry R Woodward (1921 - 2009)

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Henry R Woodward
1921 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
Henry R Woodward was born on February 20, 1921. He died on July 20, 2009 at age 88. We know that Henry R Woodward had been residing in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.

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Henry R Woodward died on July 20, 2009 at 88 years of age. He was born on February 20, 1921. There is no information about Henry's immediate family. We know that Henry R Woodward had been residing in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.
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In 1921, in the year that Henry R Woodward was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1938, at the age of 17 years old, Henry was alive when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1954, when he was 33 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1964, he was 43 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1985, at the age of 64 years old, Henry was alive when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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around 1901 - Jul 1, 1916
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around 1905 - Jun 24, 1942
Henry J. Woodward
Died: Mar 31, 1917
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Died: Oct 26, 1917
Henry G. Woodward
Died: Mar 22, 1918
Henry Francis Woodward
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Henry T Woodward
Born: around 1917
Michigan, United States
Henry O Woodward
Born: around 1915
South Carolina, United States
Henry D Woodward
Born: around 1925
United States
Henry C Woodward
Born: around 1907
United States
Henry E Woodward
Born: around 1910
West Virginia, United States
Henry S Woodward
Born: around 1912
Kentucky, United States
Henry C Woodward
Born: around 1919
Georgia, United States
Henry Woodward
Born: around 1915
Massachusetts, United States
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Born: around 1917
Massachusetts, United States
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Massachusetts, United States

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Rose G Woodward
Sep 22, 1910 - Feb 14, 1996
Palmer, AK
Dorothy Woodward
Jan 29, 1902 - December 1976
Sylmar, California
James F Woodward
Oct 14, 1927 - Feb 16, 1995
Brandon, MS
Rita Woodward
Jul 29, 1895 - March 1980
Jacksonville, Florida
Ruther Woodward
Nov 13, 1927 - December 1968
Mary B Woodward
Mar 25, 1922 - Feb 18, 2005
Leesburg, FL
Billy Woodward
Jan 31, 1931 - February 1986
Tryon, North Carolina
George Woodward
Jun 14, 1914 - January 1969
O Frank Woodward
Sep 2, 1919 - July 1990
Palm Beach, FL
Elizabeth Woodward
Jan 5, 1894 - February 1977
Florida
Margaret Woodward
Jul 17, 1897 - August 1972
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Esther M Woodward
Nov 14, 1906 - Jan 26, 1994
Lakeville, MN
Martha Woodward
Jun 16, 1885 - May 1972
Florida
Ruth G Woodward
Mar 27, 1897 - Jun 30, 1990
Tampa, FL
William Woodward
Oct 4, 1891 - January 1966
Lake Worth, Florida
Audrey M Woodward
Jun 19, 1924 - Aug 15, 1988
Franklin Woodward
May 5, 1935 - October 1982
Tryon, North Carolina
Louise Woodward
Aug 5, 1919 - Sep 5, 1997
Pensacola, FL
Isaac Edward Woodward
Nov 2, 1932 - Oct 22, 2010
Lakeland, Florida
Thomas F Woodward
Feb 3, 1935 - May 11, 1994

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Sep 26, 1921 - Oct 28, 2010
Jacksonville, FL
Guy Wilkerson
Oct 26, 1915 - June 1963
Carmel Q Fitzhugh
Sep 20, 1922 - Feb 23, 1989
Sarasota, FL
Reginald F Drury
Oct 31, 1926 - Feb 12, 2002
Jacksonville, FL
Roy Sieg
Sep 28, 1928 - December 1976
Glendon F Tippins
Jan 19, 1922 - Apr 24, 2009
Upland, Florida
James Rosier
Nov 15, 1915 - Dec 3, 1993
Palatka, FL
Bobbie Ray
Jul 27, 1923 - December 1964
Florida
William L Bowles
Dec 14, 1924 - Dec 10, 1983
Emory G Lee
Sep 18, 1922 - Feb 1, 2004
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Wesley Twiggs
Apr 13, 1923 - October 1986
Bronx, New York
Ruth Clemons
Jul 10, 1920 - June 1981
Saint Augustine, Florida
Marvin F Alford
Dec 10, 1921 - Mar 22, 1989
Jacksonville, FL
Lura Cross
May 7, 1895 - November 1980
Jacksonville, Florida
Margaret Peavy
Jun 21, 1924 - Mar 27, 2000
Tampa, FL
Elizabeth W Chance
Mar 20, 1926 - Apr 25, 2011
Middleburg, FL
Howard Crowe
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Chester Prather
Dec 18, 1918 - February 1985
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