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John L Williams (1923 - 1987)

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John L Williams
1923 - 1987
Born
March 28, 1923
Death
February 1987
Last Known Residence
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina 27612
Summary
John L Williams of Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina was born on March 28, 1923, and died at age 63 years old in February 1987.
Updated: August 10, 2022
Biography ID: 39246745

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John L Williams
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Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina 27612
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March 28, 1923
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Ethnicity & Family History

Negro, Citizen

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Richland County, South Carolina United States

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Grammar School

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Military Service

Military serial#: 34862146 Enlisted: May 11, 1944 in Ft Bragg North Carolina Military branch: No Branch Assignment 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
February 1987
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John Williams passed away at age 63 years old in February 1987. John L Williams of Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina was born on March 28, 1923.

Average Age & Life Expectancy

John L Williams lived 6 years shorter than the average Williams family member when he died at the age of 63.
The average age of a Williams family member is 69.
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1923 - 1987 World Events

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In 1923, in the year that John L Williams was born, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1943, John was 20 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1960, when he was 37 years old, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1978, at the age of 55 years old, John was alive when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1987, in the year of John L Williams's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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