Marvin F Alford (1921 - 1989)

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Marvin F Alford
1921 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Marvin F Alford was born on December 10, 1921. He died on March 22, 1989 at 67 years of age. We know that Marvin F Alford had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.


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Marvin F Alford died on March 22, 1989 at age 67. He was born on December 10, 1921. We are unaware of information about Marvin's immediate family. We know that Marvin F Alford had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.
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In 1921, in the year that Marvin F Alford was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1945, Marvin was 24 years old when on January 9th, the (over 8 month long) Battle of Luzon began in the Philippines with the United States and Filipino forces attacking Japanese forces - with the intent to take back control of the Philippines. By March, the Allies had taken control of all of the strategically and economically important locations in the Philippines but pockets of resistance held out until the surrender of Japan in August.

In 1957, by the time he was 36 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1968, by the time he was 47 years old, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1989, in the year of Marvin F Alford's passing, on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

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Tennessee, United States
Marvin W Alford
Born: around 1921
Mississippi, United States
Marvin C Jr Alford
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Kentucky, United States
Marvin E Alford
Born: around 1928
South Carolina, United States
Marvin R Alford
Born: around 1928
Tennessee, United States
Marvin B Alford
Born: around 1923
Mississippi, United States
Marvin K. Alford
Born: around 1961
Marvin T. Alford
Born: around 1936
Marvin N. Alford
Born: around 1928
Marvin Wheatley Alford
Oct 10, 1981 - Nov 22, 2005
South Carolina
Marvin L Alford
Mar 15, 1930 - Nov 9, 2002
Omaha, NE
Marvin Alford
Sep 20, 1901 - July 1985
Tunas, Missouri
Marvin T Alford
Mar 26, 1936 - Dec 19, 2001
Corsicana, TX
Marvin N Alford
Dec 31, 1927 - Feb 17, 1991
Kyle, TX
Marvin Alford
Jul 23, 1902 - May 1970
Baytown, Texas
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Jan 20, 1891 - Feb 15, 1970
Marlow, OK
Marvin B Alford
Mar 26, 1923 - Oct 3, 1989
Florence, MS
Marvin W Alford
Jul 25, 1921 - Sep 9, 1992
Batesville, MS
Marvin R Alford
Feb 15, 1928 - Feb 17, 1998
Obion, TN
Marvin Alford
Apr 26, 1889 - February 1979
Union City, Tennessee

Other Alfords

Dorothy Alford
Jun 17, 1911 - Jan 24, 1998
Jacksonville, FL
Kennie J Alford
Mar 15, 1917 - Sep 1, 1998
Telogia, FL
Luther Alford
Mar 3, 1886 - July 1975
Hosford, Florida
James W Alford
Jan 2, 1921 - Mar 22, 2003
Quincy, FL
James Alford
Aug 6, 1890 - January 1981
Quincy, Florida
J Alford
Died: July 1954
Pearl Alford
Oct 13, 1890 - June 1963
Lloyd H Alford
Mar 23, 1913 - Sep 27, 1991
Lonzo C Alford
Jun 18, 1954 - Jul 9, 2005
Crestview, FL
Charles Alford
Feb 2, 1913 - July 1981
Lake City, Florida
Basil Alford
Aug 13, 1917 - September 1984
Lake City, Florida
Virginia K Alford
Feb 5, 1912 - Oct 16, 1997
Virginia Beach, VA
Duncan F Alford
Sep 2, 1916 - Mar 20, 1993
Chattahoochee, FL
W H Alford
Jul 22, 1954 - February 1991
George Alford
Oct 16, 1928 - October 1985
Lake City, Florida
Nellie Alford
Jun 11, 1893 - April 1976
Tallahassee, Florida
Joel T Alford
May 2, 1929 - Feb 6, 1995
Defuniak Springs, FL
Alice Alford
Jan 18, 1906 - October 1978
Choctaw, Oklahoma
Joyce S Alford
Mar 15, 1930 - Apr 30, 1996
Pensacola, FL
Beulah C Alford
Jul 31, 1910 - Oct 27, 1997
Defuniak Springs, FL

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Apr 4, 1917 - May 1977
Chester Prather
Dec 18, 1918 - February 1985
Washington, New Jersey
William Sims
Jul 29, 1921 - January 1971
Oran C Braxton
Mar 31, 1918 - Aug 15, 1994
Henry Guerrant
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George B Atwell
Apr 20, 1918 - Feb 18, 1995
Niceville, FL
Martha Garvey
Oct 10, 1917 - August 1975
Robert Pender
Dec 1, 1903 - June 1983
Labelle, Florida
Marilu Williams
Apr 14, 1920 - October 1971
Travis A Eason
Aug 10, 1923 - Jul 9, 2010
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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Merle Cram
Oct 2, 1912 - February 1974
Charles Dunn
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Archie Clark
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Odisea R Robinson-Rah
Sep 10, 1917 - Feb 1, 2000
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