John W Shaffer (1913 - 1996)

John W Shaffer
1913 - 1996
updated February 06, 2019
John W Shaffer was born on July 10, 1913. He died in March 1996 at 82 years old. We know that John W Shaffer had been residing in Lacey, Thurston County, Washington 98503.

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John W Shaffer died in March 1996 at 82 years old. He was born on July 10, 1913. We have no information about John's immediate family. We know that John W Shaffer had been residing in Lacey, Thurston County, Washington 98503.
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1913 - 1996 World Events

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In 1913, in the year that John W Shaffer was born, the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1923, John was merely 10 years old when on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1937, by the time he was 24 years old, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1956, by the time he was 43 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1996, in the year of John W Shaffer's passing, 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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Sep 16, 1911 - Mar 12, 1988
May 28, 1907 - January 1975
Jan 15, 1900 - August 1967
May 21, 1893 - July 1964
Feb 20, 1882 - September 1964
Aug 6, 1906 - May 1993
Mar 29, 1919 - Jan 17, 2004
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Jul 6, 1917 - Dec 31, 1972
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Feb 6, 1921 - Mar 18, 1991
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Oct 25, 1883 - June 1969
Sep 26, 1887 - February 1969
Jan 26, 1901 - October 1964
Dec 9, 1901 - Sep 11, 1990
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Apr 10, 1892 - November 1988
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