Herman R Adkins (1941 - 2008)

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Pine Knot, McCreary County, Kentucky

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Janice Adkins

Janice Adkins

Sallie Stamper

Sallie Stamper

Unknown couple, Kentucky

Unknown couple, Kentucky

Clarence E Adkins

Clarence E Adkins

John Henry & Angeline (Adkins) Mullins

John Henry & Angeline (Adkins) Mullins

Cora (Mullins) Ford

Cora (Mullins) Ford

Parton and Gibson Family, West Virginia

Parton and Gibson Family, West Virginia

Adkins family crest

Adkins family crest

Donald and Cecil Adkins

Donald and Cecil Adkins

Donald Ray Adkins

Donald Ray Adkins

Adkins Family of Charlotte, NC

Adkins Family of Charlotte, NC

Angeline L. (Daugherty) Vertrees, Kentucky

Angeline L. (Daugherty) Vertrees, Kentucky

Lois C. Adkins

Lois C. Adkins

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Adkins Janice Adkins Sallie Stamper Unknown couple, Kentucky

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1941 - In the year that Herman R Adkins was born, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

1947 - By the time he was merely 6 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

1966 - When he was 25 years old, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

1968 - At the age of 27 years old, Herman was alive when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

1976 - He was 35 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Herman R Adkins died on July 18, 2008 at 66 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on September 2, 1941. There is no information about Herman's family or relationships. We know that Herman R Adkins had been residing in Pine Knot, McCreary County, Kentucky.

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