Joseph Wayne Ross (1944 - 2010)

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Joseph Wayne Ross
1944 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
Joseph Wayne Ross was born on April 1, 1944. He died on December 9, 2010 at age 66. We know that Joseph Wayne Ross had been residing in Gautier, Jackson County, Texas 39553.

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Joseph Wayne Ross passed away on December 9, 2010 at age 66. He was born on April 1, 1944. There is no information about Joseph's surviving family. We know that Joseph Wayne Ross had been residing in Gautier, Jackson County, Texas 39553.
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In 1944, in the year that Joseph Wayne Ross was born, 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 1956, he was merely 12 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1968, at the age of 24 years old, Joseph was alive when 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.

In 1971, when he was 27 years old, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

In 1994, when he was 50 years old, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Joseph C Ross
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Joseph A Ross
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North Carolina, United States
Joseph Ross
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Joseph E Ross
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Joseph A Ross
Born: around 1917
New York, United States
Joseph A Ross
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Robert Ross
Jun 17, 1906 - January 1973
Indianola, Mississippi
Marie Ross
May 9, 1944 - Nov 14, 2006
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Alean Ross
Sep 19, 1914 - January 1987
Utica, Mississippi
Ann T Ross
Dec 7, 1951 - Apr 20, 2005
Cary, MS
Howard Ross
Apr 21, 1945 - August 1975
Julia C Ross
Oct 8, 1926 - Feb 27, 2007
Hattiesburg, MS
James Ross
Dec 18, 1946 - October 1980
Jake Ross
Aug 8, 1916 - Sep 18, 1993
Rienzi, MS
Ruby Ross
Jul 24, 1901 - November 1983
Jackson, Mississippi
Robert Ross
Sep 22, 1945 - Sep 9, 2001
Covert, MI
Tom Ross
Dec 13, 1944 - February 1989
Chicago, IL
Rose Ross
Apr 27, 1949 - Dec 16, 2008
Saint Louis, MO
Harold Ross
Jul 28, 1945 - Jul 15, 2009
Memphis, TN
Mary L Ross
Nov 14, 1903 - Feb 25, 1991
Wanda S Ross
Jul 18, 1948 - May 12, 2008
Hornsby, TN
Gillian A Ross
Aug 1, 1930 - Jul 5, 1992
Pass Christian, MS
Hattie M Ross
Aug 20, 1918 - October 1988
Doddsville, MS
Mary Ross
Jan 7, 1911 - January 1983
Jackson, Mississippi
Eva Ross
Aug 28, 1944 - April 1985
Margaret R Ross
May 5, 1934 - Jan 15, 1996
Vicksburg, MS

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Vineacie H Wood
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Ocean Springs, MS
Betty Bethea
Dec 20, 1947 - Sep 30, 1990
Pascagoula, MS
Alberta S Orr
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Mack Harris
Mar 29, 1947 - June 1987
Bay Saint Louis, Mississippi
Paul Winters
Jan 16, 1948 - September 1971
Virginia A Vernon
Mar 28, 1946 - Apr 29, 2008
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Ronnie N Krebs
Jul 27, 1945 - Sep 1, 1999
Toney M Young
Dec 21, 1944 - Dec 29, 2010
Lucedale, MS
Bettye L Arnold
Mar 24, 1936 - Mar 17, 2011
Hattiesburg, MS
R R Smith
Feb 12, 1947 - February 1999
Jules Vinay
May 15, 1895 - February 1975
Saucier, Mississippi
Barbara Cox
Jan 8, 1943 - December 1984
Aurora, Illinois
Gloria L Poston
Apr 1, 1942 - Jan 5, 2004
Long Beach, MS
Dickie Waltman
Aug 28, 1945 - May 24, 1998
Gulfport, MS
Ernest Rosado
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Maggie P Barnes
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