John Pittman (1894 - 1973)

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John Pittman
1894 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
John Pittman was born on March 19, 1894. He died in January 1973 at age 78. We know that John Pittman had been residing in Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi 39401.


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John Pittman passed away in January 1973 at 78 years of age. He was born on March 19, 1894. There is no information about John's family or relationships. We know that John Pittman had been residing in Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi 39401.
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In 1894, in the year that John Pittman was born, 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 1905, he was merely 11 years old when the Niagara Falls conference was held in Fort Erie, Ontario. Led by W.E.B. Du Bois and William Monroe Trotter, a group of African-American men met in opposition to racial segregation and disenfranchisement. Booker T. Washington had been calling for policies of accommodation and conciliation and these two men, along with the others who attended the conference, felt that this was accomplishing nothing. The group was the precursor to the NAACP.

In 1937, when he was 43 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1959, by the time he was 65 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 1973, in the year of John Pittman's passing, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

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Other John Pittmans

John Roland Pittman
around 1921 - Jun 12, 1942
John Benjamin Pittman
around 1916 - Dec 2, 1944
John W Pittman
Born: around 1927
Georgia, United States
John Franklin Pittman
Born: around 1925
Tennessee, United States
John C Pittman
Born: around 1925
Georgia, United States
John R Pittman
Born: around 1918
Alabama, United States
John D Pittman
Born: around 1926
Florida, United States
John C Pittman
Born: around 1915
North Carolina, United States
John R Pittman
Born: around 1901
California, United States
John C Pittman
Born: around 1914
California, United States
John Jr Pittman
Born: around 1926
Texas, United States
John Pittman
Born: around 1920
Louisiana, United States
John M Jr Pittman
Born: around 1921
Oklahoma, United States
John M Pittman
Born: around 1921
Missouri, United States
John E Pittman
Born: around 1918
Iowa, United States
John L Jr Pittman
Born: around 1912
Minnesota, United States
John F Pittman
Born: around 1918
Missouri, United States
John I Pittman
Born: around 1911
Missouri, United States
John Pittman
Born: around 1915
United States

Other Pittmans

Clifford L Pittman
May 2, 1916 - Jul 28, 1997
Midland, AR
Annias Pittman
Apr 10, 1894 - May 1967
Saint Louis, Missouri
Cicero Pittman
Nov 28, 1903 - February 1979
Newport, Arkansas
Sue M Pittman
Sep 29, 1913 - Oct 7, 1988
Prescott, AR
Bonnie Pittman
Jun 25, 1913 - Nov 19, 2000
Midland, AR
Terry I Pittman
Nov 26, 1953 - Apr 21, 2010
Herbert Pittman
Sep 7, 1896 - April 1966
Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
Juanita W Pittman
Jun 28, 1915 - Mar 21, 2004
Camden, AR
Dan Pittman
Nov 19, 1913 - July 1975
Prescott, Arkansas
Claud Pittman
Mar 19, 1895 - November 1968
Midland, Arkansas
Herbert Pittman
Jan 27, 1898 - October 1979
Pickens, South Carolina
Jack D Pittman
Nov 22, 1913 - Oct 18, 1994
Conway, AR
William Pittman
Aug 12, 1908 - August 1976
Bernard Pittman
May 12, 1914 - December 1965
Palma W Pittman
Mar 20, 1913 - Nov 18, 1996
Mc Gehee, AR
Roy Pittman
Mar 7, 1904 - Jun 16, 1989
Jonesboro, AR
John R Pittman
Mar 15, 1912 - Jan 7, 1993
Perris, CA
J B Pittman
Oct 16, 1919 - May 22, 1992
Magnolia, AR
Anthony Pittman
Aug 31, 1954 - May 1976
James Arnold Pittman
Jan 16, 1921 - Nov 30, 2005
Houston, TX

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Harold E Bullard
May 20, 1914 - Nov 4, 1989
Bell City, MO
Byron Robinson
Feb 7, 1909 - Feb 27, 1997
Blacksburg, VA
Ervin L Sherwood
Nov 5, 1910 - December 1996
De Witt, AR
Peter Harris
Jan 18, 1903 - December 1970
Stuttgart, Arkansas
Edith D Gardiner
Jan 28, 1911 - Jul 18, 2005
Lincoln, NE
Glenn M Dehan
Aug 28, 1919 - Apr 14, 2010
Austin, AR
Billy L Lee
Aug 22, 1919 - Aug 10, 1992
Spring, TX
R Duff Wilson
Oct 14, 1917 - Jan 19, 1996
Saint Louis, MO
Hilman Creasy
Jun 6, 1916 - April 1981
Phoenix, Arizona
Chris L Seemel
Nov 22, 1916 - Oct 22, 1995
North Little Rock, AR
John Mccleish
Sep 17, 1901 - January 1984
Little Rock, Arkansas
Jewell Milner
Feb 10, 1903 - October 1983
Little Rock, Arkansas
John Cullum
Apr 18, 1917 - May 1976
Robert Milner
Mar 20, 1889 - April 1975
Little Rock, Arkansas
Alver Worrell
Nov 24, 1904 - April 1976
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Agbert L Long
Nov 23, 1912 - Aug 17, 1974
Georgane Bono
Aug 27, 1915 - February 1990
Clarice Mccain
Sep 23, 1906 - Nov 10, 2003
North Little Rock, AR
Wilma E Kline
Apr 11, 1906 - February 1990
Little Rock, AR
Lem Kirkpatrick
Oct 8, 1904 - July 1972
Little Rock, Arkansas
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