Joseph Eugene Bland (1935 - 2007)

Joseph Eugene Bland
1935 - 2007
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Eugene Bland was born on October 12, 1935. He died on December 17, 2007 at 72 years of age. We know that Joseph Eugene Bland had been residing in Martinsville, Clark County, Illinois 62442.


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Danville National Cemetery, Il Section C-C Site 196, 1900 East Main Street - Va Medical Center, in Danville, Illinois 61832



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Martinsville, Clark County, Illinois 62442


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Branch of service: Us Navy, Us Navy
Rank attained: SFP2
Wars/Conflicts: Korea, Vietnam

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Joseph Eugene Bland died on December 17, 2007 at 72 years old. He was buried in Danville National Cemetery, Il Section C-C Site 196, Danville, Illinois. He was born on October 12, 1935. We are unaware of information about Joseph's immediate family. We know that Joseph Eugene Bland had been residing in Martinsville, Clark County, Illinois 62442.
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In 1935, in the year that Joseph Eugene Bland was born, on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1962, Joseph was 27 years old when lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

In 1978, at the age of 43 years old, Joseph was alive when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1984, by the time he was 49 years old, 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".

In 1995, when he was 60 years old, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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