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John D Jr Rhodes (1923 - 1996)

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John D Rhodes
1923 - 1996
Born
January 11, 1923
Death
September 15, 1996
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Louisville, Blount County, Tennessee 37777
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John D Jr Rhodes was born on January 11, 1923. He died on September 15, 1996 at 73 years old. We know that John D Jr Rhodes had been residing in Louisville, Blount County, Tennessee 37777.
Updated: August 10, 2022
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Military serial#: 34504923 Enlisted: January 9, 1943 in Ft Oglethorpe Georgia Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
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John D Jr Rhodes passed away on September 15, 1996 at 73 years old. He was born on January 11, 1923. There is no information about John's family. We know that John D Jr Rhodes had been residing in Louisville, Blount County, Tennessee 37777.
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In 1923, in the year that John D Jr Rhodes was born, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1952, by the time he was 29 years old, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1965, at the age of 42 years old, John was alive when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1973, when he was 50 years old, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1996, in the year of John D Jr Rhodes's passing, 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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