John Rafferty (1889 - 1971)

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John Rafferty
1889 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
John Rafferty was born on October 27, 1889. He died in July 1971 at age 81. We know that John Rafferty had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98105.


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John Rafferty passed away in July 1971 at age 81. He was born on October 27, 1889. We have no information about John's family or relationships. We know that John Rafferty had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98105.
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In 1889, in the year that John Rafferty was born, on February 22nd, President Cleveland signed a bill allowing North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington to become states. North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states on November 2nd, Montana became the 41st state on November 8th, and Washington became the 42nd state on November 11th.

In 1926, at the age of 37 years old, John was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1958, John was 69 years old when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1966, he was 77 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1971, in the year of John Rafferty's passing, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

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Feb 21, 1915 - Jun 5, 1992
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Dec 20, 1884 - December 1967
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Jan 28, 1940 - Oct 19, 1999
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Nov 17, 1878 - April 1968
Seattle, Washington
Isabelle Rafferty
Oct 23, 1879 - September 1967
Vancouver, Washington
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Aug 11, 1960 - Mar 9, 2010
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Nov 10, 1905 - June 1972
Seattle, Washington
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Jun 28, 1902 - May 1993
Seattle, WA
Howard Rafferty
Sep 1, 1894 - July 1971
Seattle, Washington
William S Rafferty
Sep 14, 1957 - Mar 2, 1993
Lawrence Rafferty
Mar 9, 1904 - February 1975
Spokane, Washington
Fauntie Rafferty
Dec 1, 1898 - November 1983
Seattle, Washington
Donald W Rafferty
Feb 22, 1932 - Aug 30, 1996
Spokane, WA
Mary Rafferty
Jan 12, 1912 - Sep 15, 1994
Joseph Rafferty
Dec 24, 1917 - December 1984
Puyallup, Washington
Florence E Rafferty
Aug 27, 1905 - Nov 3, 1990
Charles Rafferty
May 13, 1896 - May 1970
Seattle, Washington
Wallace Rafferty
Apr 30, 1905 - November 1970
Seattle, Washington
Hazel E Rafferty
May 31, 1916 - Nov 7, 2004
Paradise, CA
Edna Rafferty
Jan 20, 1896 - July 1977
Tacoma, Washington

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