Oscar Bell (1908 - 1992)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Oscar Bell’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Oscar so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Oscar’s biography.

Oscar Bell Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Oscar Bell and his immediate Bell family. Add to Oscar Bell's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Oscar.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Oscar Bell? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Oscar finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Oscar attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Oscar did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Oscar Bell is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Oscar's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Oscar's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Oscar a religious man? Add Oscar’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Oscar during various points of his life.

Timeline

1908 - In the year that Oscar Bell was born, unemployment in the U.S. was at 8.0% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 2 cents while the population in the United States was 88,710,000. The world population was almost 4.4 billion.

1926 - Oscar was 18 years old when 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%).

1972 - By the time he was 64 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

1981 - He was 73 years old when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

1992 - In the year of Oscar Bell's passing, in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

Oscar Bell Family Tree

Who was Oscar’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Oscar’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Oscar's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Oscar Bell
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Oscar's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Oscar Bell is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Oscar Bell passed away on October 26, 1992 at age 84. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on May 15, 1908. There is no information about Oscar's surviving family. We know that Oscar Bell had been residing in Yazoo City, Yazoo County, Mississippi.

Memories

What do you remember about Oscar Bell? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Oscar is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Oscar Bell

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources