John Thomas Dorse (1946 - 2011)

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Burial / Funeral

West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery
Section DD Site 18364,
4000 Forest Hill-irene Rd, Memphis, Tn

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Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee

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Branch of service: Us Marine Corps
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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Thomas

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1946 - In the year that John Thomas Dorse was born, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

1954 - John was merely 8 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

1968 - At the age of 22 years old, John was alive when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

1972 - He was 26 years old when on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

1987 - By the time he was 41 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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John Thomas Dorse passed away on June 18, 2011 at 64 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for John. He was buried in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery Section DD Site 18364, Memphis, Tn. He was born on June 25, 1946. We have no information about John's immediate family.

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