Jack Chambers (1905 - 1978)

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Jack Chambers
1905 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Jack Chambers was born on September 4, 1905. He died in October 1978 at 73 years old. We know that Jack Chambers had been residing in Perry, Taylor County, Florida 32347.


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Jack Chambers died in October 1978 at 73 years old. He was born on September 4, 1905. There is no information about Jack's family or relationships. We know that Jack Chambers had been residing in Perry, Taylor County, Florida 32347.
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In 1905, in the year that Jack Chambers was born, the German born physicist, Albert Einstein, proposed the Special Theory of Relativity: 1) that observers can never detect uniform motion except relative to other objects and that 2) unlike the velocity of massive objects, the speed of light is a constant and is the same for all observers independent of their constant velocity toward or away from the light source. Not such simple concepts that lead to the equation everyone now knows: E = mc2.

In 1938, when he was 33 years old, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1947, when he was 42 years old, in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1969, when he was 64 years old, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1978, in the year of Jack Chambers's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Other Jack Chamberses

Jack Sylvester Chambers
around 1905 - Aug 31, 1940
Jack Harvey Chambers
around 1922 - Dec 2, 1943
Jack Alwyn Chambers
around 1897 - Feb 27, 1942
Jack R Chambers
Born: around 1916
California, United States
Jack E Chambers
Born: around 1919
Washington, United States
Jack G Chambers
Born: around 1921
Oklahoma, United States
Jack O Chambers
Born: around 1914
Nebraska, United States
Jack P Chambers
Born: around 1918
Missouri, United States
Jack Chambers
Born: around 1916
Colorado, United States
Jack E Chambers
Born: around 1926
Indiana, United States
Jack Chambers
Born: around 1924
United States
Jack B Chambers
Born: around 1924
United States
Jack R Chambers
Born: around 1919
West Virginia, United States
Jack R Chambers
Born: around 1910
Ohio, United States
Jack J Chambers
Born: around 1916
Washington, United States
Jack Chambers
Born: around 1922
Georgia, United States
Jack O Chambers
Born: around 1909
Florida, United States
Jack J Chambers
Born: around 1918
United States
Jack E Chambers
Born: around 1912
Iowa, United States
Jack F Chambers
Born: around 1908
Texas, United States

Other Chamberses

Mary R Chambers
Jan 23, 1917 - Jul 15, 2001
Jacksonville, FL
James A Chambers
Jul 12, 1921 - Oct 22, 1994
Tavares, FL
Abner Chambers
May 17, 1882 - September 1971
Tampa, Florida
George W Chambers
Oct 22, 1912 - Feb 2, 2008
Port Saint Lucie, FL
Milton Chambers
Jun 15, 1904 - January 1972
Miami, Florida
Ella M Chambers
Mar 31, 1912 - Jan 1, 2003
Seville, FL
Robert L Chambers
May 1, 1914 - Dec 8, 1987
West Palm Beach, FL
George Steven Chambers
Apr 5, 1954 - Jan 30, 2011
Washington Chambers
Sep 30, 1907 - Jun 15, 1991
Macclenny, FL
Gus Chambers
Jan 1, 1905 - March 1979
Hightstown, New Jersey
Velma Chambers
Jul 21, 1892 - February 1968
Miami, Florida
William Chambers
Sep 8, 1911 - December 1975
Tampa, Florida
Charles E Chambers
Mar 30, 1954 - Mar 9, 2006
Port Saint Joe, FL
Mary Chambers
Nov 26, 1919 - February 1979
Tallahassee, Florida
Jane Chambers
Mar 2, 1922 - October 1982
Dothan, Alabama
Earl G Chambers
Mar 15, 1918 - Jan 13, 1991
Daisy Chambers
Jun 24, 1891 - February 1984
Dania, Florida
Jeannie Chambers
Oct 17, 1893 - April 1982
Miami, Florida
Fred Chambers
May 10, 1907 - November 1969
Lake City, Florida
Sam Chambers
Feb 8, 1922 - December 1974
Lakeland, Florida

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Jun 14, 1903 - April 1976
Eileen O Davenport
Dec 20, 1919 - Jan 17, 2004
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Mary L Heald
May 30, 1915 - December 1995
Lucy B Clark
Aug 21, 1917 - Nov 7, 1991
Mable F Benton
Aug 13, 1906 - Feb 19, 1989
Lingo H Nelson
Jul 16, 1917 - Aug 4, 1995
Albert Martin
Dec 7, 1919 - February 1987
Astoria, Oregon
Lester J Gibson
Sep 6, 1917 - Apr 27, 1998
Tallahassee, FL
Will Hunt
Dec 4, 1878 - March 1953
Edward C Mciver
Nov 1, 1915 - Aug 7, 2002
Tallahassee, FL
James King
Sep 9, 1871 - September 1971
Tallahassee, Florida
C W Miller
Dec 15, 1910 - May 23, 1998
Fort Myers, FL
James H Snellings
Dec 25, 1915 - Jun 11, 2007
Orlando, FL
Robert W Snellings
Mar 19, 1921 - Oct 1, 1998
Altamonte Springs, FL
Albert B Dyke
Mar 24, 1921 - Jan 24, 2006
Port Hadlock, WA
Malachi W Thompson
Feb 14, 1919 - Jun 14, 1984
Earl D Lewis
Jun 24, 1922 - Mar 12, 2005
Jacksonville, FL
John Bishop
Aug 31, 1919 - March 1972
Dorothy Ettenborough
Apr 13, 1900 - August 1984
Winter Springs, Florida
Kencil R Avis
Jun 6, 1916 - Jan 10, 2008
Jacksonville, FL
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