James F Cowgill (1910 - 1993)

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Burial / Funeral

Ft. Logan National Cemetery
Section V Site 1365,
4400 West Kenyon Avenue, Denver, Co

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Denver, Denver County, Colorado

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: RM3
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1910 - In the year that James F Cowgill was born, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

1934 - By the time he was 24 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

1981 - By the time he was 71 years old, 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".

1985 - James was 75 years old when in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

1993 - In the year of James F Cowgill's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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James F Cowgill died on October 15, 1993 at 83 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. He was buried in Ft. Logan National Cemetery Section V Site 1365, Denver, Co. He was born on March 24, 1910. We are unaware of information about James's immediate family.

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