John Somerville (1907 - 1984)

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John Somerville
1907 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
John Somerville was born on March 8, 1907. He died in April 1984 at 77 years old. We know that John Somerville had been residing in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16001.


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John Somerville passed away in April 1984 at age 77. He was born on March 8, 1907. There is no information about John's surviving family. We know that John Somerville had been residing in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16001.
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In 1907, in the year that John Somerville was born, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

In 1921, when he was just 14 years old, on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1941, he was 34 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1974, when he was 67 years old, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1984, in the year of John Somerville's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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Other John Somervilles

John White Somerville
around 1882 - Jun 22, 1916
John Kermack Somerville
around 1920 - Oct 10, 1944
John James Ingledew Somerville
around 1897 - Jun 13, 1947
John Jack Fleming Somerville
around 1921 - Nov 15, 1942
John Hogarth Somerville
Died: Feb 7, 1945
John Hodge Somerville
around 1919 - Feb 25, 1945
John Hilliard Somerville
Died: Aug 28, 1944
John Henry Somerville
around 1901 - Jan 29, 1943
John Charles Somerville
around 1885 - Mar 5, 1918
John Bryce Somerville
around 1896 - Jul 18, 1916
John Benjamin Somerville
around 1875 - Sep 10, 1940
John Andrew Allan Somerville
around 1918 - Aug 25, 1941
John Somerville
around 1895 - May 23, 1943
John Somerville
Died: Aug 22, 1917
John Somerville
around 1908 - Feb 4, 1942
John Somerville
around 1921 - Jul 13, 1944
John Somerville
around 1903 - May 27, 1940
John Somerville
Died: May 27, 1918
John Somerville
around 1898 - Apr 27, 1917

Other Somervilles

Mary S Somerville
Dec 29, 1909 - Dec 12, 1998
Glenshaw, PA
Cecil Somerville
Jan 25, 1921 - May 1965
Louise Somerville
Dec 15, 1890 - April 1978
Broomall, PA
Anna Somerville
Nov 10, 1887 - December 1987
Johnstown, PA
Robert Somerville
Nov 23, 1927 - September 1986
Clinton, OH
Etheldreda Somerville
Jun 23, 1916 - May 1981
Fenelton, PA
David Somerville
May 6, 1898 - October 1972
Lock Haven, PA
Charles Somerville
Nov 28, 1920 - March 1978
Coraopolis, PA
Howard J Somerville
Oct 23, 1942 - Jun 23, 1993
Apollo, PA
Edna N Somerville
Apr 15, 1910 - Mar 19, 1990
Tucson, AZ
Alexander Somerville
Jan 31, 1904 - June 1968
Philadelphia, PA
M I Somerville
Jan 23, 1901 - March 1994
Camp Hill, PA
William Somerville
Aug 25, 1892 - August 1968
Philadelphia, PA
Loureda E Somerville
Oct 11, 1930 - Apr 24, 2010
New Freedom, PA
Buck Somerville
Feb 28, 1886 - November 1971
Philadelphia, PA
Eva Somerville
Jan 10, 1884 - January 1963
Dean Somerville
Sep 15, 1922 - February 1982
Westover, PA
John W Somerville
Mar 18, 1920 - Nov 8, 2001
Lawrence, KS
Hixie Somerville
Apr 8, 1899 - Nov 10, 1995
Philadelphia, PA
Marie Somerville
Dec 21, 1906 - June 1984
Muncy, PA

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Nov 16, 1912 - Jan 18, 1995
Butler, PA
Roy P Tooke
Jun 3, 1896 - Sep 22, 1990
Clifford Minehart
Jan 15, 1894 - November 1974
Butler, PA
Merle H Thompson
Oct 13, 1901 - Nov 20, 1993
Renfrew, PA
Harry Bupp
Sep 11, 1899 - May 1976
Harmony, PA
Victor F Krepinevich
Nov 10, 1916 - Sep 23, 2003
Lyndora, PA
Homer Redd
Aug 10, 1899 - Mar 27, 1989
Anton Plecity
Aug 30, 1909 - Oct 1, 1989
Isle of Palms, SC
John Nicklas
Aug 14, 1903 - October 1978
Evans City, PA
John Mergel
Nov 28, 1913 - January 1974
Butler, PA
Walter Martin
Aug 28, 1896 - November 1964
John M Miller
Dec 13, 1907 - Sep 23, 1991
Joseph Sloan
May 17, 1895 - February 1976
Butler, PA
John Lobaugh
Dec 31, 1903 - July 1970
Butler, PA
Florence Sanders
Aug 1, 1886 - September 1970
Deerfield Beach, FL
Martin Long
Sep 9, 1893 - May 1963
Wallace Mcconahey
Nov 20, 1899 - June 1972
La Jolla, CA
Harrison Abel
Mar 22, 1908 - May 1981
Easton, PA
Ulysses K Clause
Nov 30, 1917 - July 1991
Wesley Buss
Feb 2, 1902 - January 1973
Easton, PA
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