Nathaniel Whitfield (1922 - 2003)

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Haines City, Polk County, Florida

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Roy Whitfield

Roy Whitfield

Clara (Shaw) Whitfield

Clara (Shaw) Whitfield

Clara Helen (Shaw) Whitfield

Clara Helen (Shaw) Whitfield

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1946 Blountstown 2nd Grade Class Photo

1946 Blountstown 2nd Grade Class Photo

Mickey A. Whitfield

Mickey A. Whitfield

Brooksie Nell Whitfield Culp Grave Site

Brooksie Nell Whitfield Culp Grave Site

George Washington Whitfield & Family

George Washington Whitfield & Family

Thomas - Whitfield

Thomas - Whitfield

WHITFIELD: SSGT. Kenneth Whitfield, Vietnam Wall

WHITFIELD: SSGT. Kenneth Whitfield, Vietnam Wall

WHITFIELD: Whitfield Front Porch Painting, Rosedale, OK

WHITFIELD: Whitfield Front Porch Painting, Rosedale, OK

1934 Jr. Class, Rosedale, OK

1934 Jr. Class, Rosedale, OK

1929 1st and 2nd Grades, Rosedale, OK

1929 1st and 2nd Grades, Rosedale, OK

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Samuel Wiley Whitfield Military Stone Roy Whitfield Clara (Shaw) Whitfield Clara Helen (Shaw) Whitfield

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1922 - In the year that Nathaniel Whitfield was born, from October 22nd - 29th, 3,000 men of Benito Mussolini's National Fascist Party marched on Rome. (Mussolini waited in Milan, he did not participate in the March.) The day after the March Mussolini went to Rome and the King of Italy handed over power to Mussolini, in part because he was supported by the military, the business class, and the right-wing factions of Italy.

1926 - By the time he was only 4 years old, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1935 - At the age of only 13 years old, Nathaniel was alive when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

1961 - When he was 39 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

1964 - By the time he was 42 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

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Nathaniel Whitfield died on March 1, 2003 at 80 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on October 25, 1922. We are unaware of information about Nathaniel's family or relationships. We know that Nathaniel Whitfield had been residing in Haines City, Polk County, Florida.

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