Houston J Brown (1913 - 1988)

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Houston J Brown
1913 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Houston J Brown was born on May 15, 1913. He died on December 1, 1988 at 75 years of age. We know that Houston J Brown had been residing in Chidester, Ouachita County, Arkansas 71726.


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Houston J Brown died on December 1, 1988 at 75 years of age. He was born on May 15, 1913. There is no information about Houston's family or relationships. We know that Houston J Brown had been residing in Chidester, Ouachita County, Arkansas 71726.
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In 1913, in the year that Houston J Brown was born, Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

In 1933, Houston was 20 years old when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1950, by the time he was 37 years old, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1960, he was 47 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1988, in the year of Houston J Brown's passing, 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.

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Born: around 1918
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Born: around 1920
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Born: around 1921
California, United States
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Born: around 1928
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Born: around 1915
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Born: around 1964
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Born: around 1948
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Born: around 1905
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Born: around 1949

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Sep 13, 1956 - Sep 28, 2000
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Johnnie M Brown
Jun 15, 1955 - Feb 1, 2004
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Euda E Brown
Jun 14, 1905 - Dec 12, 1994
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Myrtice Brown
Feb 4, 1912 - Jun 10, 1996
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Ronald K Brown
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Larry W Brown
Mar 23, 1955 - Nov 2, 2009
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Jimmie Brown
Apr 8, 1917 - Feb 2, 2003
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E M Brown
Dec 10, 1956 - November 1989
C L Brown
Jul 31, 1957 - Oct 15, 1997
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Roberta L Brown
Jul 8, 1954 - Mar 11, 2009
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Charles Brown
Sep 8, 1955 - Feb 17, 2004
Anna Brown
Jun 12, 1913 - Oct 24, 1997
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Homer Brown
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Ella M Brown
Jan 11, 1921 - May 2, 2008
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Mirt C Brown
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Clifford Brown
Nov 7, 1917 - February 1985
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Bertha M Brown
Mar 13, 1918 - Mar 22, 1992
L K Brown
Jul 6, 1918 - Mar 3, 2000
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Queen City, TX
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