Mack Johnson (1917 - 1969)

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Fresno, Fresno County, California

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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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1917 - In the year that Mack Johnson was born, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

1918 - He was merely 1 year old when on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

1931 - He was merely 14 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1942 - When he was 25 years old, from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

1969 - In the year of Mack Johnson's passing, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

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Mack Johnson died in September 1969 at age 51. There is no listed cause of death for Mack. He was born on September 23, 1917. We are unaware of information about Mack's surviving family. We know that Mack Johnson had been residing in Fresno, Fresno County, California.

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