Lin Johnson (1928 - 2006)

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Lucinda Mae (Cox) Johnson

Lucinda Mae (Cox) Johnson

Pamela C Thompson

Pamela C Thompson

Johnson Family

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Pamela C. Johnson

Pamela C. Johnson

Pamela Claire Johnson

Pamela Claire Johnson

Darrell Wayne (Johnson ) Nelson

Darrell Wayne (Johnson ) Nelson

Audre Jean  (Choate) Johnson

Audre Jean (Choate) Johnson

Ann Margaret (Roberson) Mardis Family

Ann Margaret (Roberson) Mardis Family

Paul Marven Johnson

Paul Marven Johnson

Paul Marven Johnson

Paul Marven Johnson

Millie Louise (Farrer) Johnson

Millie Louise (Farrer) Johnson

Augusta Valentina (Johnson) Rindahl

Augusta Valentina (Johnson) Rindahl

Eric H Johnson

Eric H Johnson

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Ora E Johnson Lucinda Mae (Cox) Johnson Pamela C Thompson Johnson Family

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1928 - In the year that Lin Johnson was born, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

1944 - When this person was 16 years old, 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.

1963 - When this person was 35 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

1965 - By the time this person was 37 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

1970 - By the time this person was 42 years old, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Lin Johnson passed away on October 24, 2006 at 78 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. Lin was born on May 3, 1928. We have no information about Lin's immediate family. We know that Lin Johnson had been residing in Harvey, Cook County, Illinois.

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