Joseph F. Renfro Iii (born 1935)

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Joseph F Renfro
1935
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c. 1935
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Wharton County, Texas
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Joseph F. Renfro Iii was born c. 1935. According to his family tree, he married Barbara A. (Colbert) Renfro on February 11, 1978 in Texas and they later separated on December 30, 1980 in Texas . He married Janice (Wood) Renfro on June 4, 1983 in Texas . We know that Joseph F. Renfro Iii had been residing in Wharton County, Texas .
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Barbara A. (Colbert) Renfro

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Married: February 11, 1978 - December 30, 1980
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Married at: Parker County, TX
Ended: Wharton County, TX
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Married: June 4, 1983
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Married at: Harris County, TX
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Joseph F. Renfro Iii was born c. 1935. According to his family tree, he married Barbara A. (Colbert) Renfro on February 11, 1978 in Texas and they later separated on December 30, 1980 in Texas . He married Janice (Wood) Renfro on June 4, 1983 in Texas . We know that Joseph F. Renfro Iii had been residing in Wharton County, Texas .
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In 1935, in the year that Joseph F. Renfro Iii was born, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1942, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1965, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1988, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1997, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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