Jess White (1911 - 1987)

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Jess White
1911 - 1987
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January 15, 1911
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July 1987
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Searcy, White County, Arkansas 72143
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Jess White was born on January 15, 1911. He died in July 1987 at age 76. We know that Jess White had been residing in Searcy, White County, Arkansas 72143.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Jess White passed away in July 1987 at age 76. He was born on January 15, 1911. We are unaware of information about Jess' family. We know that Jess White had been residing in Searcy, White County, Arkansas 72143.

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In 1911, in the year that Jess White was born, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1939, he was 28 years old 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 1966, at the age of 55 years old, Jess was alive when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1976, by the time he was 65 years old, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1987, in the year of Jess White's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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