John Dees (1897 - 1987)

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John Dees
1897 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
John Dees was born on December 28, 1897. He died in July 1987 at age 89. We know that John Dees had been residing in Goodwater, Coosa County, Alabama.

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John Dees died in July 1987 at age 89. He was born on December 28, 1897. There is no information about John's surviving family. We know that John Dees had been residing in Goodwater, Coosa County, Alabama.
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1897 - 1987 World Events

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In 1897, in the year that John Dees was born, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

In 1922, he was 25 years old when on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1937, at the age of 40 years old, John was alive when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1968, he was 71 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1987, in the year of John Dees'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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Born: around 1919
Mississippi, United States
John H Dees
Born: around 1922
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Born: around 1912
Mississippi, United States
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Born: around 1915
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John R Dees
Born: around 1926
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John D Dees
Born: around 1913
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1921
Texas, United States
John W Jr Dees
Born: around 1927
Mississippi, United States
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Born: around 1920
United States
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Born: around 1916
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Dec 14, 1948 - Oct 15, 1998
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Minnie L Dees
Jan 30, 1913 - Aug 4, 1997
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Daisy Dees
Jun 12, 1936 - Apr 1, 2003
Mobile, AL
Sid Dees
Jun 12, 1912 - November 1986
Chatom, Alabama
Effie Dees
Apr 10, 1913 - December 1984
Daphne, Alabama
Loxley Dees
Jul 28, 1905 - May 1982
Monroeville, Alabama
Joseph Dees
Aug 14, 1907 - October 1959
Lyman Dees
Apr 19, 1899 - Jul 25, 1989
Lucedale, MS
George Dees
Oct 10, 1915 - November 1991
Chattahoochee, FL
Wilbur W Dees
Sep 19, 1921 - Oct 10, 2005
Greenville, AL
Dan Dees
Aug 25, 1867 - December 1962
Alabama
Henry Dees
Apr 14, 1907 - May 1979
Pensacola, Florida
Burl Dees
Dec 23, 1892 - Feb 15, 1969
Andalusia, AL
Henry Dees
Aug 13, 1904 - December 1980
Repton, Alabama
Clifford Dees
Jul 2, 1909 - June 1979
Vinegar Bend, Alabama
Jay W Dees
Dec 26, 1924 - Jun 22, 1994
Oakland, OR
Ruth Dees
Jul 8, 1910 - July 1986
Decatur, Alabama
Mae D Dees
Mar 2, 1921 - June 1993
Graysville, AL
Virginia Dees
Feb 28, 1914 - Jul 20, 1991
Tacoma, WA
Robert Dees
Aug 15, 1923 - March 1980
Birmingham, Alabama
Anna M Dees
Aug 15, 1916 - Sep 23, 2004
Shorter, AL

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Nov 11, 1916 - May 1983
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Aug 2, 1919 - October 1973
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Gadsden, AL
Horace Devine
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Thelma R Dial
Oct 5, 1907 - March 1989
Mildred Dixon
Apr 3, 1910 - October 1978
Gadsden, Alabama
Ernest Dixon
Aug 23, 1914 - January 1982
Gadsden, Alabama
Evelyn Dooley
Sep 21, 1915 - Apr 18, 1997
Gadsden, AL
James Doss
Apr 4, 1901 - April 1973
Ohatchee, Alabama
May Doss
Sep 11, 1901 - December 1977
Ohatchee, Alabama
Audie L Douglas
Nov 18, 1902 - Oct 5, 1990
Boaz, AL
James W Dowdy
Jan 1, 1913 - Jul 31, 1992
Gadsden, AL
John Dowdy
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Gertrude L Roberts
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