John Watson (1918 - 1977)

John Watson
1918 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
John Watson was born on March 10, 1918. He died in March 1977 at age 58. We know that John Watson had been residing in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio 45449.


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John Watson passed away in March 1977 at 58 years of age. He was born on March 10, 1918. There is no information about John's surviving family. We know that John Watson had been residing in Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio 45449.
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In 1918, in the year that John Watson was born, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1922, when he was only 4 years old, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1944, he was 26 years old when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1963, he was 45 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1977, in the year of John Watson's passing, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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Other John Watsons

Unknown - 1963
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Sep 20, 1878 - March 1953
Unknown - Unknown
around 1920 - Nov 14, 1941
around 1914 - Feb 14, 1940
around 1921 - Jan 6, 1945
Unknown - Mar 21, 1918
around 1893 - Dec 8, 1918
around 1898 - Jul 4, 1917
Sep 10, 1921 - Jun 27, 1941
around 1882 - Feb 12, 1918
around 1896 - Apr 24, 1918
around 1878 - May 3, 1917
Unknown - Jun 28, 1915
around 1886 - Jul 2, 1916
Nov 19, 1919 - Apr 26, 1942
around 1895 - Jul 29, 1918

Other Watsons

May 27, 1919 - March 1993
Mar 20, 1915 - January 1979
Nov 30, 1902 - April 1967
Nov 26, 1908 - August 1960
Oct 22, 1919 - April 1978
Oct 6, 1900 - Feb 3, 1988
Sep 30, 1908 - January 1983
May 8, 1903 - February 1983
Oct 28, 1908 - December 1983
May 6, 1885 - June 1971
Nov 26, 1895 - October 1970
Aug 31, 1913 - Sep 17, 2002
Jul 8, 1915 - Jan 13, 2001
Dec 7, 1902 - Aug 13, 1983
Dec 25, 1916 - May 30, 1999
Sep 27, 1886 - October 1977
Dec 14, 1902 - January 1984
Jun 9, 1898 - Jul 22, 1990
Aug 13, 1897 - August 1977
Dec 19, 1887 - January 1964

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Jul 27, 1885 - July 1967
Apr 18, 1891 - July 1969
Sep 28, 1902 - February 1981
Jul 31, 1913 - May 1978
Nov 1, 1886 - December 1964
Jan 20, 1915 - Sep 22, 1996
Feb 17, 1907 - February 1980
May 1, 1912 - Apr 27, 1988
Oct 6, 1900 - August 1968
Sep 22, 1915 - November 1983
Sep 6, 1902 - Dec 15, 1996
Aug 8, 1906 - Jun 5, 1989
Jul 29, 1916 - Mar 9, 1989
Mar 10, 1913 - December 1985
Mar 4, 1910 - September 1976
Sep 20, 1912 - April 1978
Apr 18, 1897 - October 1975
Dec 31, 1893 - December 1972
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