John R Mcginnis (1917 - 2000)

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John R Mcginnis
1917 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
John R Mcginnis was born on December 18, 1917. He died on September 24, 2000 at age 82. We know that John R Mcginnis had been residing in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana 47906.


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John R Mcginnis passed away on September 24, 2000 at 82 years old. He was born on December 18, 1917. There is no information about John's family or relationships. We know that John R Mcginnis had been residing in West Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana 47906.
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In 1917, in the year that John R Mcginnis was born, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1927, John was only 10 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 1961, at the age of 44 years old, John was alive when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1976, by the time he was 59 years old, 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 1983, he was 66 years old when on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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Jun 24, 1916 - March 1972
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Oct 7, 1890 - February 1981
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Oct 4, 1889 - Nov 30, 1989
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Chicago, IL
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Oct 2, 1906 - March 1983
Chicago, Illinois
William Mcginnis
Mar 26, 1913 - Aug 7, 2000
Chicago, IL
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Jun 20, 1905 - Apr 16, 1999
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Apr 15, 1905 - May 1969
Columbia, Kentucky
Paul Mcginnis
Jun 29, 1914 - October 1984
Miami, Florida
Alvin Mcginnis
Jan 5, 1908 - December 1966
Chicago, Illinois
Leo Mcginnis
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Manteno, IL
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Dec 9, 1906 - January 1984
Quincy, Illinois

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