Martin Williams (1873 - 1965)

Martin Williams
1873 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Martin Williams was born on May 3, 1873. He died in October 1965 at 92 years old. We know that Martin Williams had been residing in California.
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Martin Williams died in October 1965 at 92 years old. He was born on May 3, 1873. We have no information about Martin's surviving family. We know that Martin Williams had been residing in California.
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In 1873, in the year that Martin Williams was born, on March 3rd, the U.S. Congress enacted the Comstock Law. The law made it illegal to send any "obscene, lewd, or lascivious" material through the U.S. mail. This included erotica, contraceptives, sex toys, abortifacients, information about these items, and "personal letters alluding to any sexual content or information".

In 1882, he was merely 9 years old when on August 3rd, President Chester Arthur signed the 1882 Immigration Act. "Criminals, the insane, or any person unable to take care of him or herself" were not allowed in the U.S. according to the Act. It also imposed a "head tax" on non-citizens entering the U.S.

In 1912, by the time he was 39 years old, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1949, by the time he was 76 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1965, in the year of Martin Williams's passing, 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.

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Apr 3, 1921 - December 1986
Dec 19, 1915 - April 1982
Jun 3, 1922 - Apr 30, 1988
Dec 5, 1900 - Jan 1, 1988
Sep 12, 1903 - November 1979
Jun 6, 1905 - September 1979
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Jan 13, 1921 - Nov 13, 1991
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