John D Compton (1927 - 2009)

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John D Compton
1927 - 2009
updated February 06, 2019
John D Compton was born on April 4, 1927. He died on April 10, 2009 at 82 years old. We know that John D Compton had been residing in Bradenton, Manatee County, Florida 34212.

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John D Compton died on April 10, 2009 at 82 years old. He was born on April 4, 1927. We have no information about John's family or relationships. We know that John D Compton had been residing in Bradenton, Manatee County, Florida 34212.
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In 1927, in the year that John D Compton was born, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1936, when he was merely 9 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1969, when he was 42 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1976, John was 49 years old when 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 1996, when he was 69 years old, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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John Winzar Compton
around 1913 - Mar 14, 1945
John Spencer Compton
around 1918 - Oct 28, 1944
John Sleight Compton
around 1893 - Sep 27, 1918
John Hugh Compton
around 1898 - Apr 25, 1915
John Frederick Compton
Died: Jun 15, 1947
John Edward Compton
Died: Aug 29, 1916
John Compton
around 1913 - Aug 6, 1941
John F Compton
Born: around 1922
Ohio, United States
John W Compton
Born: around 1926
Idaho, United States
John C Compton
Born: around 1919
Idaho, United States
John R Compton
Born: around 1915
Idaho, United States
John W Jr Compton
Born: around 1925
Oregon, United States
John Compton
Born: around 1916
California, United States
John E Compton
Born: around 1907
California, United States
John L Compton
Born: around 1907
Texas, Limited Service, United States
John A Compton
Born: around 1923
Louisiana, United States
John R Compton
Born: around 1910
Texas, United States
John E Compton
Born: around 1921
Iowa, United States
John F Compton
Born: around 1923
Missouri, United States
John R Compton
Born: around 1892
Wisconsin, United States

Other Comptons

Douglas Alan Compton
Aug 13, 1961 - May 8, 2007
Las Vegas, NV
Thomas Compton
May 11, 1901 - June 1983
Belford, NJ
James Compton
Jun 29, 1923 - November 1980
Far Rockaway, NY
Alice Compton
Feb 10, 1919 - Feb 22, 2008
Cullman, AL
Ruth L Compton
Dec 29, 1920 - Apr 1, 2001
Melbourne, FL
Esther Compton
Mar 19, 1902 - Dec 20, 1997
Modesto, CA
Geneva Compton
Aug 20, 1918 - Feb 10, 1999
Warren, OH
Donald G Compton
Mar 22, 1936 - Jan 7, 1985
Elsie B Compton
Aug 27, 1908 - May 9, 1997
West Islip, NY
Gladys M Compton
Oct 6, 1913 - Jun 25, 2008
Maytown, PA
Katherine J Compton
Dec 13, 1922 - May 5, 2001
Concord, NH
Charlene Compton
Jun 6, 1946 - Apr 2, 1996
Brooklyn, NY
Minnie Compton
Sep 28, 1880 - February 1976
Carmel, NY
Anna Compton
Dec 29, 1919 - November 1970
George Compton
Mar 22, 1891 - October 1968
Horseheads, NY
James Compton
Aug 30, 1937 - May 1978
Andrew Compton
Nov 25, 1889 - October 1986
Binghamton, NY
Ida Compton
May 3, 1890 - September 1973
Binghamton, NY
John Compton
Mar 4, 1881 - January 1975
Rochester, NY
Philo Compton
Dec 26, 1900 - May 1971
Rochester, NY

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Newfane, NY
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Jul 21, 1913 - October 1981
Middleport, NY
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Ida Button
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Alicemay Mallaber
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Walter O Miller
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Middleport, NY
Geraldine Young
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Jennie Scinta
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Buffalo, NY
Concetta Sciolino
Dec 6, 1903 - Aug 29, 1990
Buffalo, NY
Angeline Gaughan
Jul 31, 1914 - December 1989
Josephine M Lostracco
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