Houston Edwards (1901 - 1965)

Houston Edwards
1901 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Houston Edwards was born on August 25, 1901. He died in October 1965 at age 64. We know that Houston Edwards had been residing in Arkansas.
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Houston Edwards passed away in October 1965 at 64 years old. He was born on August 25, 1901. We are unaware of information about Houston's immediate family. We know that Houston Edwards had been residing in Arkansas.
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In 1901, in the year that Houston Edwards was born, 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 1916, Houston was just 15 years old when the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1932, by the time he was 31 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1955, when he was 54 years old, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1965, in the year of Houston Edwards's passing, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

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Other Houston Edwardses

Dec 31, 1969 - Jul 10, 1944
Sep 4, 1919 - Dec 5, 2004
Sep 22, 1902 - Jun 7, 1991
May 4, 1901 - December 1985
Feb 6, 1896 - February 1974
Nov 23, 1904 - February 1974
May 2, 1929 - Nov 11, 1998
Sep 5, 1903 - Mar 15, 1987

Other Edwardses

Apr 17, 1961 - May 29, 2008
Feb 27, 1914 - July 1974
Dec 2, 1922 - July 1980
Apr 29, 1923 - Jul 10, 2003
Jun 19, 1915 - April 1978
Feb 5, 1914 - May 12, 1997
Aug 13, 1908 - May 15, 1995
Jul 29, 1901 - November 1966
Jan 25, 1907 - Jul 21, 1998
May 25, 1919 - Feb 3, 2000
Mar 15, 1923 - May 15, 2001
Jun 2, 1921 - Oct 1, 2007
May 22, 1892 - October 1959
Jul 1, 1909 - Jan 24, 1990
Jul 14, 1926 - Sep 16, 2009
Dec 24, 1891 - January 1965
Jul 23, 1962 - Jul 9, 2010
Jul 3, 1897 - Jul 14, 1993
Mar 9, 1963 - Feb 26, 2006
Nov 5, 1963 - Jun 23, 2010

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Dec 5, 1916 - September 1986
Mar 13, 1900 - March 1970
Sep 23, 1923 - Dec 30, 2002
Nov 1, 1922 - Oct 2, 2000
Dec 5, 1908 - Jul 15, 1987
Nov 12, 1916 - March 1985
May 25, 1925 - Jan 4, 1998
Jan 29, 1907 - December 1984
Jan 13, 1905 - Oct 10, 1987
Nov 24, 1905 - Sep 17, 1993
Feb 17, 1926 - July 1978
Aug 12, 1917 - Oct 11, 1980
Dec 17, 1905 - February 1972
Sep 17, 1894 - Oct 7, 1993
Aug 25, 1913 - May 31, 2008
Apr 11, 1909 - January 1982
Oct 14, 1918 - July 1982
Aug 22, 1922 - Dec 1, 2000
Mar 29, 1910 - February 1996
May 13, 1924 - Oct 19, 1995
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