Otis Williams (1914 - 1986)

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Otis Williams
1914 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Otis Williams was born on September 24, 1914. He died in December 1986 at 72 years old. We know that Otis Williams had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60623.

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Otis Williams passed away in December 1986 at 72 years old. He was born on September 24, 1914. There is no information about Otis's family or relationships. We know that Otis Williams had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60623.
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In 1914, in the year that Otis Williams was born, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1921, he was only 7 years old when the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1945, he was 31 years old when on April 12th, Harry S. Truman sworn in as President of the United States at 7p in Washington, D.C. His first term lasted 3 years and 283 days - then he ran for re-election.

In 1963, by the time he was 49 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1986, in the year of Otis Williams's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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Ohio, United States
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Tennessee, United States
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North Carolina, United States
Otis Williams
Born: around 1918
Tennessee, United States
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New York, United States
Otis H Williams
Born: around 1912
New York, United States
Otis O Williams
Born: around 1912
California, United States
Otis D Williams
Born: around 1919
California, United States
Otis A Williams
Born: around 1906
Texas, United States
Otis Jr Williams
Born: around 1926
Louisiana, United States
Otis Williams
Born: around 1925
Louisiana, United States
Otis Williams
Born: around 1922
Louisiana, United States
Otis D Williams
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Texas, United States
Otis G Williams
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Texas, United States
Otis Williams
Born: around 1922
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1908
Missouri, United States
Otis P Williams
Born: around 1923
Missouri, United States
Otis C Williams
Born: around 1920
Michigan, United States

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May 12, 1903 - February 1971
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Walter Williams
Aug 6, 1903 - April 1968
Miami, Florida
Harry J Williams
Aug 26, 1914 - May 18, 1970
Willie Williams
Mar 11, 1911 - March 1985
Jacksonville, Florida
Lawton L Williams
Mar 8, 1917 - Jul 19, 2005
Grosse Pointe, MI
Rosa Williams
Apr 15, 1900 - May 1984
Havana, Florida
Johnie Williams
Mar 20, 1895 - March 1971
Chesapeake, Virginia
Horatio Williams
Jul 8, 1903 - June 1946
Fred Williams
May 6, 1901 - March 1970
Jacksonville, Florida
Charles Williams
Feb 16, 1903 - January 1978
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Charles Williams
May 2, 1901 - September 1975
San Bernardino, California
John J Williams
Nov 2, 1915 - Sep 5, 1995
Panama City, FL
Annie L Williams
Feb 10, 1914 - Jan 3, 1999
Jacksonville, FL
Edwin Williams
Aug 20, 1919 - Jul 17, 2004
Lewis Williams
Jan 2, 1919 - Feb 17, 1998
Fernandina Beach, FL
Stamie Dudley Williams
Mar 31, 1920 - Apr 13, 2010
Jacksonville, Florida
Ceiphus Williams
Oct 18, 1901 - October 1976
Avon Park, Florida

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