Merlin Harry Agnew (1927 - 2007)

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Burial / Funeral

Great Lakes National Cemetery
Section 1 Site 1542,
4200 Belford Road, Holly, Mi

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Westland, Wayne County, Michigan

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: S2
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Harry

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1927 - In the year that Merlin Harry Agnew was born, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

1968 - At the age of 41 years old, Merlin was alive when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

1972 - By the time he was 45 years old, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

1985 - Merlin was 58 years old when on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

1989 - By the time he was 62 years old, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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Merlin Harry Agnew passed away on May 8, 2007 at 79 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Great Lakes National Cemetery Section 1 Site 1542, Holly, Mi. He was born on June 11, 1927. We have no information about Merlin's family. We know that Merlin Harry Agnew had been residing in Westland, Wayne County, Michigan.

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