John Posey (1898 - 1974)

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John Posey
1898 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
John Posey was born on September 27, 1898. He died in September 1974 at 75 years old. We know that John Posey had been residing in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana 46222.

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John Posey died in September 1974 at 75 years of age. He was born on September 27, 1898. We are unaware of information about John's surviving family. We know that John Posey had been residing in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana 46222.
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1898 - 1974 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that John Posey was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1907, at the age of only 9 years old, John was alive when in October, over a 3 week period, the New York stock exchange fell almost 50% from the previous year's high mark. Public panic ensued and there were runs on banks since the U.S. was in the middle of a recession. J.P. Morgan offered his own fortune to back the banks and he was followed by other financiers. This temporarily shored up the banking system, stopping the immediate panic. All of this led to the creation of the Federal Reserve.

In 1916, at the age of 18 years old, John was alive when the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1959, he was 61 years old when 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 1974, in the year of John Posey's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Oregon, United States
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United States
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Born: around 1920
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Born: around 1919
Mississippi, United States
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Born: around 1917
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United States
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Born: around 1926
United States
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Born: around 1911
United States
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Born: around 1917
Indiana, United States
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Born: around 1914
Alabama, United States
John E Posey
Born: around 1921
Georgia, United States
John A Jr Posey
Born: around 1923
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Born: around 1923
Alabama, United States
John A Posey
Born: around 1922
Georgia, United States
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Born: around 1916
Tennessee, United States

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Aug 2, 1910 - December 1984
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Jan 23, 1951 - December 1979
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Oct 27, 1954 - Oct 25, 2008
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Every L Posey
Nov 10, 1910 - Nov 19, 1992
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Louise Posey
Apr 12, 1910 - Jan 28, 1992
Mary C Posey
Feb 9, 1899 - September 1989
Beatrice L Posey
Sep 7, 1920 - May 1998
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Sam Posey
Dec 26, 1895 - December 1966
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George W Posey
Feb 9, 1939 - Feb 23, 2006
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Irene Posey
Oct 15, 1898 - May 31, 2003
Columbus, IN
Scott F Posey
Dec 14, 1960 - Nov 20, 2000
William Posey
Jan 24, 1881 - June 1966
Richmond, Indiana
John W Posey
Jul 31, 1907 - Nov 26, 1996
Denver, CO
William Posey
Jun 7, 1893 - December 1974
Rushville, Indiana
Robert Posey
May 12, 1893 - May 1971
Logansport, Indiana
Max M Posey
Nov 12, 1924 - Oct 7, 2001
Bicknell, IN
Dorothy B Posey
Mar 15, 1927 - Aug 12, 1992
Vincennes, IN
Aurella Posey
Apr 1, 1894 - May 1972
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