John v Townsend (1924 - 1995)

John V Townsend
1924 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
John v Townsend was born on September 9, 1924. He died on September 4, 1995 at age 70. We know that John v Townsend had been residing in Tyler, Smith County, Texas 75703.
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John v Townsend passed away on September 4, 1995 at 70 years of age. He was born on September 9, 1924. We are unaware of information about John's family. We know that John v Townsend had been residing in Tyler, Smith County, Texas 75703.
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In 1924, in the year that John v Townsend was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1946, when he was 22 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1961, at the age of 37 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 1973, at the age of 49 years old, John was alive when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1995, in the year of John v Townsend's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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Jul 11, 1909 - January 1986
Aug 18, 1928 - Jan 18, 2009
Aug 2, 1906 - Apr 27, 2009
May 25, 1964 - August 1981
Jan 2, 1926 - Apr 10, 1991
Mar 11, 1924 - Feb 9, 2011
Aug 19, 1919 - April 1975
Mar 23, 1924 - June 1978
Jan 19, 1917 - Feb 28, 2008
Dec 29, 1883 - December 1968
Feb 16, 1920 - March 1972
Apr 10, 1929 - Jan 28, 2005
May 28, 1924 - Apr 26, 1989
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