Johnie Brunt (1904 - 1984)

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Hot Springs National Park, Garland County, Arkansas

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Hal Van Brunt

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Grandpa Pete Van Brunt

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Easter, Sarah, Pete, Hal

Easter, Sarah, Pete, Hal

Brothers Bob & Bill

Brothers Bob & Bill

Howard & Howell Van Brunt

Howard & Howell Van Brunt

Pete & Easter Van Brunt

Pete & Easter Van Brunt

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1904 - In the year that Johnie Brunt was born, the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

1919 - Johnie was merely 15 years old when Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

1952 - Johnie was 48 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1968 - When this person was 64 years old, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

1984 - In the year of Johnie Brunt's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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Johnie Brunt passed away in May 1984 at age 79. There is no known cause of death. Johnie was born on August 8, 1904. We are unaware of information about Johnie's family. We know that Johnie Brunt had been residing in Hot Springs National Park, Garland County, Arkansas.

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