London Taylor Jr (1919 - 1995)



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West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery
Section O Site 10772,
4000 Forest Hill-irene Rd, Memphis, Tn


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Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: TEC 4
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1919 - In the year that London Taylor Jr was born, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

1952 - He was 33 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1955 - At the age of 36 years old, London was alive when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

1961 - He was 42 years old when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

1995 - In the year of London Taylor Jr's passing, 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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London Taylor Jr died on November 9, 1995 at 76 years old. There is no listed cause of death for London. He was buried in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery Section O Site 10772, Memphis, Tn. He was born on September 22, 1919. We have no information about London's immediate family.


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