Merritt E Blanchard (born 1924)

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Hampden County, Massachusetts

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Education

1 Year Of High School

Professions

Tinsmiths, Coppersmiths, And Sheet Metal Workers

Military Service

Military serial#: 11106416
Enlisted: November 9, 1945 in Cp Campbell Hopkinsville Kentucky
Military branch: Infantry Private First Class Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, And Enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: One Year Enlistment

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White, Citizen

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James Grinnell Blanchard Memorial Program

James Grinnell Blanchard Memorial Program

James Grinnell Blanchard

James Grinnell Blanchard

James Grinnell Blanchard parasailing in Mexico.

James Grinnell Blanchard parasailing in Mexico.

Anne Mary (Parry) Blanchard

Anne Mary (Parry) Blanchard

Edwin H. Blanchard

Edwin H. Blanchard

Amanda Stevenson and Linda Garrett

Amanda Stevenson and Linda Garrett

James Grinnell Blanchard and friends

James Grinnell Blanchard and friends

James Blanchard and Lucine Amara

James Blanchard and Lucine Amara

James Grinnell Blanchard Family

James Grinnell Blanchard Family

James Grinnell Blanchard

James Grinnell Blanchard

James Grinnell Blanchard and Tom Mulvey

James Grinnell Blanchard and Tom Mulvey

James Blanchard and Tom and Barbara Mulvey

James Blanchard and Tom and Barbara Mulvey

James Grinnell Blanchard

James Grinnell Blanchard

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In 1939, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1943, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1962, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1971, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

In 1995, on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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There is no known cause of death. Merritt E Blanchard was born around 1924. We have no information about Merritt's immediate family. We know that Merritt E Blanchard had been residing in Hampden County, Massachusetts.

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