John Payton (1889 - 1963)

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John Payton
1889 - 1963
updated February 06, 2019
John Payton was born on April 22, 1889. He died in December 1963 at 74 years of age. We know that John Payton had been residing in Mississippi.


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John Payton died in December 1963 at age 74. He was born on April 22, 1889. We are unaware of information about John's immediate family. We know that John Payton had been residing in Mississippi.
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In 1889, in the year that John Payton was born, on April 22nd, at "high noon," about 50,000 people took off to claim open lands in the Land Rush of 1889. Called the "Unassigned Lands," part or all of 6 counties in Oklahoma were up for grabs. By the end of the day, Oklahoma City and Guthrie were created - each with about 10,000 inhabitants.

In 1894, at the age of just 5 years old, John was alive when large reserves of oil were discovered on the Osage Indian reservation in Oklahoma. Previously thought to be "useless" land - not even good for farming - the tribe had bought the land themselves. The discovery of oil made the Osage the "richest group of people in the world" at the time.

In 1921, when he was 32 years old, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1935, by the time he was 46 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1963, in the year of John Payton's passing, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

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John Thomas Payton
around 1895 - Oct 15, 1918
John Leslie Payton
around 1897 - Aug 16, 1918
John Payton
around 1914 - Jul 26, 1944
John Payton
around 1900 - Oct 23, 1941
John Payton
Died: Oct 14, 1918
John Payton
around 1898 - Apr 24, 1918
John Payton
around 1892 - Apr 29, 1916
John A Payton
Born: around 1908
California, United States
John E Payton
Born: around 1914
California, United States
John Payton
Born: around 1907
Texas, United States
John E Payton
Born: around 1906
Louisiana, United States
John F Payton
Born: around 1919
Missouri, United States
John E Payton
Born: around 1908
Indiana, United States
John Payton
Born: around 1912
United States
John C Payton
Born: around 1922
Kentucky, United States
John T Payton
Born: around 1923
West Virginia, United States
John H Payton
Born: around 1913
Ohio, United States
John W Payton
Born: around 1911
Indiana, United States
John E Payton
Born: around 1918
Ohio, United States
John D Payton
Born: around 1925
Georgia, United States

Other Paytons

Rosabella C Payton
Dec 31, 1908 - Nov 5, 1995
Tylertown, MS
Hattie B Payton
May 18, 1908 - Oct 11, 2006
Hattiesburg, MS
Helen Payton
Mar 24, 1939 - Aug 21, 2011
Hazlehurst, MS
Luella Payton
Dec 3, 1875 - November 1971
Monticello, Mississippi
Howard Payton
Nov 16, 1941 - Jan 26, 2007
McComb, MS
Curtis C Payton
Mar 4, 1939 - Dec 15, 1996
Collins, MS
L Payton
May 1, 1925 - July 1976
Cardia Payton
Mar 5, 1912 - August 1986
New Albany, Mississippi
H T Payton
Dec 18, 1939 - January 1999
Maggie S Payton
Mar 31, 1941 - July 1993
Hattiesburg, MS
Johnnie Payton
Nov 25, 1943 - September 1984
Otis Payton
Apr 9, 1943 - March 1982
Laurel, Mississippi
Thomas Payton
Apr 21, 1903 - April 1976
Fresno, California
Ernest C Payton
Nov 11, 1910 - May 12, 1997
San Francisco, CA
Robert Payton
Oct 24, 1917 - June 1982
Tulsa, Oklahoma
John Payton
Feb 13, 1909 - February 1986
Little Rock, Arkansas
Charles W Payton
Nov 3, 1919 - Jun 7, 2002
Redondo Beach, CA
Nancy Payton
Aug 4, 1904 - August 1972
Stuttgart, Arkansas
Myrtle Payton
Jan 30, 1896 - April 1980
Heber Springs, Arkansas
John Lige Payton Jr
Mar 3, 1923 - Jul 29, 1994
San Francisco, CA

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W Davis
Mar 3, 1938 - February 1985
Chicago, Illinois
Clarence Byrd
May 2, 1939 - Jun 12, 1998
Louise Williams
Dec 30, 1940 - Sep 3, 1994
Cleveland, MS
Annie D Crumble
Apr 30, 1903 - Jun 2, 1992
Friars Point, MS
Thomas Pemble
Nov 8, 1883 - September 1983
Merigold, Mississippi
William Hazzard
Apr 7, 1939 - Dec 10, 2008
Cleveland, MS
Ann N Sullins
Oct 20, 1940 - Jan 9, 2010
Memphis, TN
Thoenell Trowell
Nov 28, 1935 - Aug 11, 1993
Kansas City, MO
Morris Allen
May 15, 1890 - October 1962
Bernice Thornton
Sep 15, 1941 - Jul 11, 2010
Cleveland, MS
Eugene Fisher
Mar 22, 1894 - August 1967
Clinton, Mississippi
B D Worbington
Jan 14, 1942 - Jul 15, 1993
Ethel Glasper
Jan 22, 1895 - April 1976
Greenwood, Mississippi
Charlie F Gee
Feb 12, 1941 - Jun 1, 2005
Milwaukee, WI
James H Mccain Jr
Aug 8, 1941 - Mar 11, 2001
Sardis, MS
Sammie L Henry
Aug 18, 1945 - Sep 4, 2003
Foster Hollingswort
Dec 2, 1940 - Jan 8, 1998
Boyle, MS
William T Kimbriel
Feb 16, 1938 - Jan 29, 2008
Memphis, TN
James H Gee
Apr 21, 1946 - Aug 12, 2008
Milwaukee, WI
Clemmie Williams
Jun 1, 1928 - Sep 29, 2006
Saint Louis, MO
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