John W Sweeny (1909 - 1983)

John W Sweeny
1909 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
John W Sweeny was born on April 14, 1909. He died on July 16, 1983 at 74 years old. We know that John W Sweeny had been residing in Medford, Jackson County, Oregon 97501.

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Eagle Point National Cemetery Section A Site 1060, 2763 Riley Road, in Eagle Point, Oregon 97524

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Medford, Jackson County, Oregon 97501

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: LCDR
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea

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John W Sweeny passed away on July 16, 1983 at age 74. He was buried in Eagle Point National Cemetery Section A Site 1060, Eagle Point, Oregon. He was born on April 14, 1909. There is no information about John's surviving family. We know that John W Sweeny had been residing in Medford, Jackson County, Oregon 97501.
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1909 - 1983 World Events

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In 1909, in the year that John W Sweeny was born, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1927, he was 18 years old when the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1941, John was 32 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1972, at the age of 63 years old, John was alive when on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1983, in the year of John W Sweeny's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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