Otho Howard Catchings (1940 - 2010)

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Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Section 1W Site 212,
2900 Sheridan Road, St. Louis, Mo

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Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SGT
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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Howard

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1940 - In the year that Otho Howard Catchings was born, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

1963 - He was 23 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

1965 - By the time he was 25 years old, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

1994 - At the age of 54 years old, Otho was alive when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

1996 - When he was 56 years old, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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Otho Howard Catchings died on June 12, 2010 at 70 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Otho. He was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Section 1W Site 212, St. Louis, Mo. He was born on March 19, 1940. We have no information about Otho's family or relationships. We know that Otho Howard Catchings had been residing in Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri.

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