John H Hurst (1892 - 1970)

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John H Hurst
1892 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
John H Hurst was born on December 29, 1892. He died on August 15, 1970 at age 77. We know that John H Hurst had been residing in Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi 39530.


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John H Hurst died on August 15, 1970 at 77 years old. He was born on December 29, 1892. We have no information about John's surviving family. We know that John H Hurst had been residing in Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi 39530.
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In 1892, in the year that John H Hurst was born, on January 1st, Ellis Island opened to process immigrants. 700 passed through on the first day - in the first year, 450,000 were processed. The processing center was originally a 3 story wooden building - with outbuildings - that burned down a few years later.

In 1906, when he was just 14 years old, President Theodore Roosevelt received the Nobel Prize for Peace. The award was considered controversial at the time because many thought that he was an imperialist. But he had brokered peace between Russia and Japan a year previous and had allowed a dispute between Mexico and the U.S. to go to arbitration, resolving the issue peacefully rather than resorting to military conflict. For these two reasons, the Nobel Prize committee chose him for the Peace Prize.

In 1945, by the time he was 53 years old, on April 12th, Harry S. Truman sworn in as President of the United States at 7p in Washington, D.C. His first term lasted 3 years and 283 days - then he ran for re-election.

In 1959, by the time he was 67 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

In 1970, in the year of John H Hurst's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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John Russell Hurst
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John Jules Hurst
around 1895 - Oct 31, 1917
John Joseph Hurst
around 1894 - Sep 28, 1915
John James Hurst
around 1918 - Oct 21, 1944
John Henry Hurst
around 1888 - Oct 16, 1918
John Edward Hurst
Died: Nov 18, 1918
John Charles Hurst
around 1920 - Sep 30, 1940
John Arthur Hurst
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William W Hurst
May 13, 1946 - Sep 1, 2000
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John W Hurst
Oct 1, 1947 - Mar 25, 2003
Clarksdale, MS
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May 1, 1943 - Apr 6, 2010
Pascagoula, MS
Annie M Hurst
Nov 29, 1925 - Aug 6, 2002
Terry, MS
Alice M Hurst
Jan 18, 1947 - Mar 7, 2008
Chicago, IL
Lucile Hurst
Jun 2, 1891 - August 1979
Little Rock, Arkansas
William Hurst
Aug 2, 1905 - April 1976
Van Buren, Arkansas
Stella Hurst
Mar 31, 1907 - Sep 28, 1993
Mabelvale, AR
Roy Hurst
May 2, 1915 - August 1967
Randy Hurst
Jul 3, 1953 - January 1977
Robert Hurst
Feb 12, 1877 - July 1975
Kansas City, Missouri
Thomas Hurst
Aug 8, 1916 - May 1967
West Memphis, Arkansas
Clyde Hurst
Jan 14, 1915 - Apr 15, 1991
Edith Hurst
May 13, 1907 - November 1980
Lewisville, Arkansas
Patricia A Hurst
Nov 4, 1954 - Dec 18, 2005
Pine Bluff, AR
Robert Hurst
Aug 13, 1956 - January 1978
Mary E Hurst
Dec 17, 1949 - Oct 2, 2000
Sidney Hurst
Oct 2, 1907 - Mar 14, 1992
Venice, CA
Henry Hurst
Sep 3, 1911 - June 1982
Brinkley, Arkansas
Thomas Hurst
Oct 7, 1918 - December 1964
Memphis, Tennessee

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Fresno, California
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Jul 9, 1908 - July 1976
Gulfport, Mississippi
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Joe W Lang
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James Cowger
May 29, 1905 - September 1985
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Oxford, Mississippi
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