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James J Quinn (1919 - 1993)

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James J Quinn
1919 - 1993
Born
January 25, 1919
Death
November 1, 1993
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Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida 33073
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James J Quinn was born on January 25, 1919. He died on November 1, 1993 at 74 years of age. We know that James J Quinn had been residing in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida 33073.
Updated: November 10, 2011
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James J Quinn passed away on November 1, 1993 at age 74. He was born on January 25, 1919. We have no information about James' surviving family. We know that James J Quinn had been residing in Pompano Beach, Broward County, Florida 33073.
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In 1919, in the year that James J Quinn was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1939, at the age of 20 years old, James was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1968, he was 49 years old when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1973, he was 54 years old when on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

In 1993, in the year of James J Quinn'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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