John Myers (1901 - 1979)

John Myers
1901 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
John Myers was born on September 23, 1901. He died in March 1979 at age 77. We know that John Myers had been residing in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi 39501.
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John Myers died in March 1979 at 77 years old. He was born on September 23, 1901. We are unaware of information about John's surviving family. We know that John Myers had been residing in Gulfport, Harrison County, Mississippi 39501.
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In 1901, in the year that John Myers was born, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1927, John was 26 years old when the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1936, John was 35 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1959, by the time he was 58 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1979, in the year of John Myers's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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c. 1919 - Jul 19, 1944
Unknown - Sep 12, 1918
c. 1897 - Aug 17, 1916
Unknown - May 29, 1918
c. 1902 - Sep 13, 1944
c. 1894 - Dec 23, 1917
c. 1922 - Feb 5, 1943
c. 1889 - Aug 29, 1916
c. 1897 - May 5, 1918
Unknown - Oct 22, 1917
Unknown - Jun 11, 1940
c. 1899 - Sep 20, 1918
c. 1897 - Aug 31, 1918
Unknown - Feb 19, 1917
c. 1891 - Nov 18, 1916
c. 1888 - Jul 1, 1916
c. 1877 - Oct 9, 1917

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Feb 3, 1907 - Oct 3, 1995
Sep 10, 1911 - August 1985
Dec 31, 1902 - April 1987
Mar 25, 1947 - Sep 24, 1994
Aug 7, 1922 - Mar 26, 2004
Aug 25, 1944 - Mar 29, 2008
Sep 15, 1946 - May 15, 1996
Aug 13, 1945 - Sep 4, 2010
Aug 10, 1897 - Feb 26, 1989
Oct 22, 1928 - Aug 7, 1990
Aug 25, 1912 - April 1977
May 22, 1943 - May 1988
Sep 8, 1881 - July 1977
Apr 7, 1877 - Mar 15, 1968
Oct 7, 1949 - Dec 13, 2007
Jan 31, 1896 - September 1975
May 30, 1916 - Sep 22, 1994
Sep 9, 1907 - September 1969
Dec 28, 1908 - Oct 8, 1992
Nov 18, 1888 - January 1974

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Sep 5, 1909 - September 1986
Dec 11, 1911 - Oct 21, 1998
May 25, 1906 - May 1992
Jul 16, 1891 - April 1981
Jul 30, 1945 - Nov 23, 2008
Nov 29, 1892 - November 1976
Apr 6, 1907 - Dec 30, 1996
Aug 22, 1914 - Jan 12, 1993
Feb 5, 1903 - Feb 15, 1995
Sep 20, 1911 - May 1977
May 14, 1915 - January 1976
Aug 3, 1909 - February 1978
Sep 29, 1918 - Apr 16, 2004
Jul 30, 1911 - August 1986
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