Oliver Young (1888 - 1967)

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Alachua, Alachua County, Florida

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Joan Crawford and Gig Young.

Joan Crawford and Gig Young.

William Henry Young

William Henry Young

Sandra Leslie (Chackan ) Young

Sandra Leslie (Chackan ) Young

Kerr Family and Friends

Kerr Family and Friends

Sarah (Walker) Young

Sarah (Walker) Young

Edna Mina Johnson Berwick family

Edna Mina Johnson Berwick family

Gig Young

Gig Young

Gig Young

Gig Young

Gig Young

Gig Young

Gig Young and Gia Scala

Gig Young and Gia Scala

Gig Young

Gig Young

Eltina Muriel Young

Eltina Muriel Young

Kelly Young

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Bemiss Elementary School, Washington Joan Crawford and Gig Young. William Henry Young Sandra Leslie (Chackan ) Young

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1888 - In the year that Oliver Young was born, on August 7th, the body of a prostitute was found in the Whitechapel section of London. Martha Tabram had been stabbed 39 times - a possible but not confirmed victim of Jack the Ripper. On August 31st, the body of Mary Ann Nichols was found - stabbed and mutilated. On September 8th, the body of Annie Chapman was found - throat slit and disemboweled. On September 30th, Elizabeth Stride, also a prostitute in Whitechapel, was found dead from a slit throat. Within an hour, another body was discovered - Catherine Eddowes'. She was far more savagely murdered and it is thought that the Ripper had more time with her. Then, on November 9th, the body of prostitute Mary Jane Kelly was found in a boarding room in Whitechapel. Considered to be the probable fifth, and last, of Jack the Ripper's victims, Kelly's was the most savage of his murders.

1934 - By the time he was 46 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

1950 - By the time he was 62 years old, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

1951 - By the time he was 63 years old, on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

1967 - In the year of Oliver Young's passing, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

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Oliver Young passed away in May 1967 at 78 years of age. There is no known cause of death. He was born on August 12, 1888. There is no information about Oliver's immediate family. We know that Oliver Young had been residing in Alachua, Alachua County, Florida.

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