Louis W Smith (1915 - 1983)

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Louis W Smith
1915 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Louis W Smith was born on October 9, 1915. He died on June 11, 1983 at 67 years of age.


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Ft. Bliss National Cemetery Section C Site 1039, P.o. Box 6342 - 5200 Fred Wilson Avenue, in El Paso, Texas 79906



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

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Louis W Smith died on June 11, 1983 at 67 years of age. He was buried in Ft. Bliss National Cemetery Section C Site 1039, El Paso, Texas. He was born on October 9, 1915. We are unaware of information about Louis's immediate family.
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1915 - 1983 World Events

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In 1915, in the year that Louis W Smith was born, in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

In 1920, he was just 5 years old when in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1939, at the age of 24 years old, Louis was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1974, by the time he was 59 years old, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

In 1983, in the year of Louis W Smith's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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Louis Herbert Collen Smith
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Louis Gladstone Smith
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Louis Conran Smith
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Louis Alfred Smith
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Oct 24, 1914 - Apr 2, 1980
James C Smith
Oct 29, 1928 - May 2, 1997
Jack Smith Jr
Feb 4, 1920 - May 7, 1997
William Neil Smith
Dec 31, 1932 - May 5, 1997
Ida Frances Smith
Aug 7, 1941 - May 10, 1997
Leonard Smith
Aug 27, 1947 - May 11, 1997
George H Smith
Mar 5, 1923 - May 13, 1997
Robert L Smith
Jul 24, 1938 - Apr 29, 1997
Julius A Smith
Jul 2, 1941 - Apr 27, 1997
Margaret L Smith
Jun 22, 1917 - May 13, 1997
Alfred Lee Smith
Feb 5, 1914 - Apr 28, 1997
Paul Edward Smith
Apr 8, 1920 - Oct 3, 1970

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Jun 18, 1931 - May 16, 1997
Ulysses S Mitchell
Mar 7, 1908 - Jul 14, 1986
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Mar 11, 1917 - May 18, 1997
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Laura O Young
Nov 16, 1949 - May 13, 1997
Elton John Smith
Nov 3, 1924 - May 12, 1997
Samuel C Moore
Dec 26, 1916 - May 16, 1997
Mattie Pearl Mitchell
Mar 9, 1913 - May 17, 1997
Roy K Powell
Dec 21, 1942 - Apr 24, 1997
John D Buckhalter Jr
Sep 4, 1931 - Jul 19, 1988
Janet M Gardner
Jan 31, 1944 - May 17, 1997
Jennie F Bledsoe
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Joe Thomas Jr
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Mary Malietha Spry
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