John Florence (1911 - 1980)

John Florence
1911 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
John Florence was born on October 8, 1911. He died in April 1980 at 68 years old. We know that John Florence had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98105.

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John Florence passed away in April 1980 at 68 years of age. He was born on October 8, 1911. We have no information about John's family. We know that John Florence had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98105.
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In 1911, in the year that John Florence 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 1928, when he was 17 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1931, John was 20 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1946, John was 35 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1980, in the year of John Florence's passing, on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

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around 1885 - Aug 2, 1917
around 1899 - Sep 22, 1918
Unknown - Mar 28, 1918
around 1896 - Sep 16, 1917
around 1922 - Jan 18, 1944
around 1895 - Apr 22, 1917
around 1916 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1918 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1925 - Unknown
around 1925 - Unknown
around 1911 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1913 - Unknown
around 1912 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1920 - Unknown
around 1917 - Unknown
around 1922 - Unknown

Other Florences

Feb 22, 1919 - September 1979
Dec 27, 1905 - May 9, 1995
Aug 29, 1893 - January 1963
Apr 15, 1930 - April 1971
May 10, 1894 - January 1977
Jan 22, 1921 - Jun 12, 1997
Mar 2, 1913 - Apr 4, 2011
Jan 31, 1937 - Aug 22, 2011
Oct 28, 1958 - Dec 3, 2008
Jan 27, 1964 - Aug 28, 2010
Mar 28, 1923 - June 1981
Sep 3, 1925 - Mar 23, 2001
Mar 14, 1934 - Jan 27, 2005
Jun 21, 1950 - Oct 20, 2001
Mar 9, 1901 - Aug 25, 1996
Jan 9, 1903 - Jul 25, 1990
Feb 24, 1901 - February 1973
Dec 28, 1926 - Aug 9, 1994
Sep 10, 1913 - Dec 22, 2002
Feb 23, 1915 - Dec 30, 1994

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Oct 17, 1918 - Oct 24, 2005
Jul 29, 1917 - Dec 27, 2009
Feb 6, 1923 - Jan 28, 2000
Oct 6, 1918 - Feb 11, 2006
May 25, 1921 - January 1990
Sep 28, 1920 - Dec 21, 1999
Dec 20, 1918 - Sep 29, 1990
Aug 9, 1917 - November 1979
Aug 9, 1913 - Feb 17, 1981
May 5, 1912 - July 1975
May 20, 1912 - Jul 22, 1989
Feb 28, 1921 - Nov 11, 2006
Nov 10, 1906 - April 1981
Apr 14, 1909 - Jul 16, 1983
Feb 16, 1925 - August 1974
May 16, 1932 - Dec 4, 1993
Dec 5, 1908 - Aug 22, 1992
Jun 1, 1916 - Jan 20, 2000
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