Maxie Johnson (1909 - 1984)

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Maxie Johnson
1909 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Maxie Johnson was born on October 15, 1909. She died in March 1984 at age 74. We know that Maxie Johnson had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32209.

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Maxie Johnson passed away in March 1984 at 74 years of age. She was born on October 15, 1909. We have no information about Maxie's family. We know that Maxie Johnson had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32209.
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In 1909, in the year that Maxie Johnson was born, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1910, by the time she was only 1 year old, Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

In 1935, at the age of 26 years old, Maxie was alive when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1944, at the age of 35 years old, Maxie was alive when on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1984, in the year of Maxie Johnson's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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South Carolina, United States
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Born: around 1912
South Carolina, United States
Maxie J Johnson
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Born: around 1919
TX
Maxie L. Johnson Jr
Born: around 1960
TX
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TX
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Born: around 1916
TX
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TX
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TX
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TX
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TX
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Dec 27, 1909 - March 1982
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Jan 1, 1916 - September 1989
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Feb 8, 1915 - January 1972
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May 6, 1908 - Sep 23, 2003
Sarasota, FL
Clyde Johnson
Apr 15, 1914 - March 1991
Buffalo, NY
Willie Johnson
Mar 13, 1915 - October 1978
Jacksonville, Florida
Wilbur P Johnson
Apr 4, 1919 - Jan 23, 1995
Key West, FL
Joseph W Johnson
Sep 23, 1918 - Jan 2, 2001
Deland, FL
Fannie Johnson
Feb 25, 1902 - August 1968
Florida
Annie L Johnson
Jul 14, 1910 - Jul 20, 1998
Pensacola, FL
William Johnson
Jul 17, 1917 - March 1981
Joseph Johnson
Sep 19, 1914 - June 1978
Pascagoula, Mississippi
Warren Johnson
May 10, 1921 - December 1976

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