Jack William Deskines (1919 - 1981)

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Birth

Death

Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

Willamette National Cemetery
Section C Site 2019,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Last Known Residence

Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon

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Family

Partner: Velma Irene Rener Deskines
Children with Velma: Deborah Irene Deskines Paulson and Guy Floyd Deskines

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Military Service

Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: SF1
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

Middle name

William

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1919 - In the year that Jack William Deskines was born, in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

1948 - Jack was 29 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

1972 - By the time he was 53 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

1978 - Jack was 59 years old when 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.

1981 - In the year of Jack William Deskines's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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Jack William Deskines, father to 2 children, died on October 25, 1981 at 62 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section C Site 2019, Portland, Or. He was born on October 1, 1919. Jack's partner was Velma Irene Rener Deskines. and they gave birth to Deborah Irene Deskines Paulson and Guy Floyd Deskines.

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