Louis Bassett (1925 - 1982)

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Louis Bassett
1925 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Louis Bassett was born on December 13, 1925. He died in March 1982 at 56 years of age.

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Louis Bassett passed away in March 1982 at 56 years of age. He was born on December 13, 1925. There is no information about Louis's immediate family.
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1925 - 1982 World Events

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In 1925, in the year that Louis Bassett was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1933, when he was merely 8 years old, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1956, by the time he was 31 years old, 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 1978, he was 53 years old 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 1982, in the year of Louis Bassett's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Oct 16, 1879 - December 1968
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Nov 7, 1926 - Jan 10, 2006
Fayetteville, AR
Willie Y Bassett
Nov 7, 1905 - Apr 13, 2000
Fort Smith, AR
Cordie Bassett
Aug 31, 1888 - December 1983
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Laura Dell Bassett
Apr 12, 1940 - Mar 1, 2007
Killeen, Texas
Georgia Bassett
May 24, 1936 - September 1977
Leonard F Bassett
Jan 13, 1917 - Feb 8, 2006
Coronado, CA
Lattie Bassett
Feb 13, 1901 - May 1986
Blytheville, Arkansas
Danny E Bassett
Mar 31, 1943 - Jul 24, 2002
Covington, TN
Laura Bassett
Aug 12, 1891 - April 1987
Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
E Bassett
Sep 13, 1943 - Dec 15, 1994
Flora Bassett
Nov 5, 1883 - March 1975
Lexington, Kentucky
Doyle Bassett
Dec 24, 1897 - October 1983
Long Beach, California
Cliff Bassett
May 25, 1888 - October 1970
Broseley, Missouri
Joyce A Bassett
Mar 18, 1955 - Aug 20, 1988
Little Rock, AR
Ruth M Bassett
Apr 24, 1916 - Nov 17, 1992
Greenwood, AR
Milton Bassett
Apr 6, 1904 - Jul 18, 1996
Richmond, CA
John C Bassett
Apr 14, 1905 - Jun 3, 1995
Benton, AR
Charlotte E Bassett
Aug 17, 1910 - May 1993
Mountain Home, AR
Jerry Bassett
Sep 17, 1912 - Apr 26, 2001
Walnut Ridge, AR

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