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Jordan Boyette Shaw (1916 - 1975)

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Jordan Boyette Shaw
1916 - 1975
Born
January 6, 1916
Death
February 1975
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Jordan Boyette Shaw was born on January 6, 1916, and died at age 59 years old in February 1975. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Jordan Boyette Shaw.
Updated: November 19, 2015
Biography ID: 800467

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Jordan Shaw passed away at age 59 years old in February 1975. Jordan Boyette Shaw was born on January 6, 1916. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Jordan Boyette Shaw.

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Jordan Boyette Shaw lived 12 years shorter than the average Shaw family member when he died at the age of 59.
The average age of a Shaw family member is 71.
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1916 - 1975 World Events

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In 1916, in the year that Jordan Boyette Shaw was born, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1946, by the time he was 30 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 1950, at the age of 34 years old, Jordan was alive when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1962, by the time he was 46 years old, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1975, in the year of Jordan Boyette Shaw's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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