Orville Dempsey (1917 - 2005)

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Orville Dempsey
1917 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Orville Dempsey was born on January 17, 1917. He died on December 15, 2005 at age 88. We know that Orville Dempsey had been residing in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky.


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Orville Dempsey passed away on December 15, 2005 at 88 years old. He was born on January 17, 1917. There is no information about Orville's family. We know that Orville Dempsey had been residing in Frankfort, Franklin County, Kentucky.
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In 1917, in the year that Orville Dempsey was born, it is believed that a worldwide influenza pandemic began in Asia. By 1920, it is estimated that 50 - 100 million died throughout the world (3 - 5% of the population). In the U.S. alone, 500,000 perished from what came to be called the Spanish Flu or the 1918 flu.

In 1928, by the time he was just 11 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1937, Orville was 20 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1943, he was 26 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1961, at the age of 44 years old, Orville was alive when 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.

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Wanda L Dempsey
Aug 10, 1921 - Dec 12, 1989
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Jan 28, 1925 - Nov 17, 1987
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Sep 2, 1923 - Jan 8, 2010
Sturgis, KY
Nell M Dempsey
Oct 25, 1922 - Jan 1, 1994
Morganfield, KY
Roy E Dempsey
Aug 2, 1909 - May 25, 1973
Frankfort, KY
Lola L Dempsey
Jun 12, 1926 - Oct 18, 2003
Marietta, GA
Morris Dempsey
Feb 6, 1926 - May 1985
Frankfort, Kentucky
Gladys Dempsey
Jan 4, 1900 - August 1987
Louisville, Kentucky
Hattie L Dempsey
Apr 25, 1926 - May 30, 1995
Lawrenceburg, KY
Betty Sue Dempsey
Feb 11, 1931 - Sep 8, 1992
Newark, CA
Robert H Dempsey
Oct 13, 1931 - Aug 3, 2007
Lexington, KY
Phylis J Dempsey
Jul 4, 1932 - Oct 9, 2005
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Lauretta Dempsey
Dec 17, 1882 - April 1975
Fort Thomas, Kentucky
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Sep 18, 1941 - September 1986
Huntington, West Virginia

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