John R Edwards (1911 - 1988)

John R Edwards
1911 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
John R Edwards was born on September 16, 1911. He died on May 9, 1988 at 76 years of age. We know that John R Edwards had been residing in Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas 72401.
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John R Edwards died on May 9, 1988 at 76 years of age. He was born on September 16, 1911. We are unaware of information about John's family or relationships. We know that John R Edwards had been residing in Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas 72401.
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In 1911, in the year that John R Edwards was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1922, at the age of only 11 years old, John was alive when on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1968, he was 57 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1976, at the age of 65 years old, John was alive when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1988, in the year of John R Edwards's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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1887 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
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around 1894 - Mar 3, 1919
around 1896 - Jul 11, 1916
around 1874 - Nov 28, 1919
around 1885 - Nov 20, 1940
around 1878 - Aug 4, 1942
around 1920 - Oct 19, 1940
around 1924 - Aug 26, 1944
Unknown - Jun 25, 1942
around 1920 - Jul 3, 1942
around 1913 - Sep 25, 1944
Unknown - Sep 26, 1917
Unknown - Jun 7, 1917
around 1888 - Mar 13, 1917
around 1897 - Oct 10, 1915
around 1914 - Sep 14, 1943
around 1917 - Jan 1, 1945
around 1890 - Nov 8, 1917

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Mar 5, 1911 - March 1977
Jun 26, 1888 - February 1967
Feb 10, 1894 - July 1963
Jul 7, 1902 - April 1968
Jun 2, 1915 - June 1986
Mar 19, 1908 - July 1986
Sep 14, 1907 - August 1975
May 22, 1918 - May 1, 1993
Feb 1, 1914 - June 1974
Oct 8, 1905 - Sep 13, 1998
Apr 5, 1896 - April 1978
Jun 28, 1890 - January 1979
Sep 24, 1915 - Jul 24, 2001
Mar 30, 1906 - November 1973
Jul 23, 1876 - June 1966
Sep 30, 1954 - October 1981
Sep 10, 1956 - Jul 29, 2006
Aug 28, 1913 - Mar 13, 1999
Jul 31, 1909 - Jul 25, 2009
Sep 21, 1901 - March 1976

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Dec 28, 1910 - July 1984
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Aug 11, 1912 - September 1978
Nov 29, 1896 - April 1975
Oct 27, 1901 - May 1968
Sep 22, 1912 - Mar 28, 1996
Jul 4, 1892 - December 1969
Oct 28, 1901 - October 1979
Jan 27, 1917 - Mar 26, 2009
Jul 30, 1887 - October 1965
Feb 5, 1883 - November 1969
Nov 22, 1890 - December 1985
Dec 29, 1912 - Dec 31, 1987
Jan 8, 1903 - Mar 1, 1988
Jun 23, 1911 - October 1979
Jun 13, 1894 - January 1973
Nov 6, 1890 - January 1979
Jun 13, 1895 - October 1961
Jan 19, 1899 - April 1966
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