John Taylor Peddy (1918 - 2000)



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Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida


Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida

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Bay Pines National Cemetery
Section 53 Site 113,
P.o. Box 477, Bay Pines, Fl


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clearwater, pinellas County, florida us

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Wife: Shirley Peddy
Children with Shirley: Michelle Peddy




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Branch of service: Us Army Air Corps
Rank attained: CPT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1918 - In the year that John Taylor Peddy was born, following European countries, Daylight Saving Time went into effect in the United States in March. It was an effort to conserve fuel needed to produce electric power. This was a war effort and proved unpopular so in most areas of the United States, Daylight Saving Time ended after World War I. It returned during World War II.

1943 - At the age of 25 years old, John was alive when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

1949 - By the time he was 31 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

1974 - John was 56 years old when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

1996 - By the time he was 78 years old, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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John Taylor Peddy, father to 1 child, passed away on August 31, 2000 in Clearwater, Florida at 82 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for John. He was buried in Bay Pines National Cemetery Section 53 Site 113, Bay Pines, Fl. John was born on June 20, 1918 in Miami, Florida. He married Shirley Peddy. and they gave birth to Michelle Peddy.


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