J K Watts (1921 - 1996)

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Panama City, Bay County, Florida

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Lennie Watts

Lennie Watts

Agnus Gertrude (Watts) Cornelius

Agnus Gertrude (Watts) Cornelius

Opal Yeager Watts and her Brother Oral Watts

Opal Yeager Watts and her Brother Oral Watts

Opal Yeager Watts

Opal Yeager Watts

Huelon Watts

Huelon Watts

Brenda Lou (Bernard) Watts

Brenda Lou (Bernard) Watts

Sereptha Williams Watts Howard

Sereptha Williams Watts Howard

Perry David Watts

Perry David Watts

Oliver Watts & Hester (Harvey) Watts

Oliver Watts & Hester (Harvey) Watts

Billie Mae (Ross} Watts

Billie Mae (Ross} Watts

Cora Watts, Spinner in the Mill

Cora Watts, Spinner in the Mill

Wanda Duckworth Watts

Wanda Duckworth Watts

Wanda Duckworth Watts

Wanda Duckworth Watts

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Dennard AR School Lennie Watts Agnus Gertrude (Watts) Cornelius Opal Yeager Watts and her Brother Oral Watts

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1921 - In the year that J K Watts 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.

1922 - At the age of only 1 year old, J was alive when the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

1952 - J was 31 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1989 - By the time this person was 68 years old, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

1996 - In the year of J K Watts's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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J K Watts passed away on August 2, 1996 at 75 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. J was born on March 13, 1921. We have no information about J's family or relationships. We know that J K Watts had been residing in Panama City, Bay County, Florida.

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