Hugh Kennedy (1894 - 1978)

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Hugh Kennedy
1894 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Hugh Kennedy was born on September 15, 1894. He died in March 1978 at age 83. We know that Hugh Kennedy had been residing in Louin, Jasper County, Mississippi 39338.

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Hugh Kennedy passed away in March 1978 at age 83. He was born on September 15, 1894. We have no information about Hugh's family. We know that Hugh Kennedy had been residing in Louin, Jasper County, Mississippi 39338.
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In 1894, in the year that Hugh Kennedy was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1926, he was 32 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1935, at the age of 41 years old, Hugh was alive when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1940, Hugh was 46 years old when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1978, in the year of Hugh Kennedy's passing, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Elton A Kennedy
Nov 1, 1943 - May 21, 2011
Mendenhall, MS
Fannie B Kennedy
Apr 17, 1904 - Oct 22, 1989
Jackson, MS
Wayne E Kennedy
Jan 31, 1947 - Jul 27, 2006
Julia Kennedy
Jun 30, 1905 - May 1984
Camden, Mississippi
Frances W Kennedy
Apr 17, 1900 - May 27, 1999
Greenwood, MS
Faye Kennedy
Jul 8, 1907 - July 1977
Jackson, Mississippi
Clista Kennedy
Nov 23, 1883 - Feb 15, 1971
Tremont, MS
Jimmy Kennedy
Dec 13, 1946 - April 1979
G C Kennedy
Jul 24, 1943 - Jan 15, 2009
Haslett, MI
J R Kennedy
Mar 8, 1881 - Sep 15, 1969
Mc Cool, MS
James Kennedy
Mar 3, 1914 - May 1974
Winona, Mississippi
Lula C Kennedy
Jun 23, 1917 - Jul 31, 2008
Houston, TX
Margie Kennedy
Apr 14, 1892 - December 1984
Taylorsville, Mississippi
George Kennedy
Jul 18, 1946 - May 29, 2008
Milwaukee, WI
John S Kennedy
Nov 11, 1948 - Mar 6, 2006
Mize, MS
Gladys M Kennedy
Jul 13, 1911 - Jul 15, 2000
Brookhaven, MS
Carmond Kennedy
Dec 28, 1901 - April 1973
Nashville, Arkansas
Horace Kennedy
Aug 12, 1914 - March 1977
Saint Louis, Missouri
Luther Kennedy
Jan 12, 1903 - April 1977
Hope, Arkansas
Charley Kennedy
Mar 28, 1896 - November 1968
Springhill, Louisiana

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John Butchee
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Mildred A Armstrong
Oct 9, 1900 - Feb 26, 1991
Bryan Johnson
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Fannie Hobbs
Jan 13, 1902 - October 1982
Meridian, Mississippi
John Hill
Apr 20, 1905 - December 1986
Meridian, Mississippi
William Hubbard
Oct 5, 1898 - September 1979
West Monroe, Louisiana
John Parker
Mar 10, 1892 - May 1987
Columbus, Mississippi
Henrietta C Moak
May 31, 1912 - Aug 15, 1996
Hurley, MS
Rebekah S Bustin
Dec 12, 1915 - Sep 15, 2005
Meridian, MS
Alma G White
Nov 1, 1912 - Nov 5, 2001
Madison, MS
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Aug 28, 1921 - Dec 12, 1994
R Hitt
Feb 14, 1893 - January 1978
Grenada, Mississippi
Eva M Griffin
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Ridgeland, MS
Alice L Clark
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