James Baughman (1912 - 2004)

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Pearcy, Garland County, Arkansas

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Eunice Baughman

Eunice Baughman

Worley Baughman, 1958, Ohio

Worley Baughman, 1958, Ohio

Ridenhour Memorial

Ridenhour Memorial

Israel Baughman

Israel Baughman

Offa Baughman family

Offa Baughman family

Marguarette Schoor Dilsaver

Marguarette Schoor Dilsaver

Ruth nee Baughman Harbeson

Ruth nee Baughman Harbeson

Joseph Baughman family

Joseph Baughman family

Lucille Schoor Beaudette

Lucille Schoor Beaudette

William Trafzer family

William Trafzer family

Earl Trafzer Fanily

Earl Trafzer Fanily

Orman Earl Trafzer

Orman Earl Trafzer

Blanche Molher and husband Harry on their wedding day

Blanche Molher and husband Harry on their wedding day

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Verena nee' Hile Baughman Eunice Baughman Worley Baughman, 1958, Ohio Ridenhour Memorial

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1912 - In the year that James Baughman was born, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

1951 - He was 39 years old when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

1960 - He was 48 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.

1961 - James was 49 years old when on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

1962 - James was 50 years old when lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

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James Baughman passed away on February 5, 2004 at age 91. No cause of death has been entered for James. He was born on April 12, 1912. We have no information about James's immediate family. We know that James Baughman had been residing in Pearcy, Garland County, Arkansas.

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