Paul Graham (1914 - 1976)

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Paul Graham
1914 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Paul Graham was born on February 6, 1914. He died in April 1976 at 62 years old. We know that Paul Graham had been residing in Sparta, White County, Tennessee 38583.

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Paul Graham died in April 1976 at 62 years of age. He was born on February 6, 1914. We are unaware of information about Paul's immediate family. We know that Paul Graham had been residing in Sparta, White County, Tennessee 38583.
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In 1914, in the year that Paul Graham was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1924, by the time he was just 10 years old, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1937, at the age of 23 years old, Paul was alive when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1956, Paul was 42 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1976, in the year of Paul Graham's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Born: around 1903
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Oregon, United States
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Born: around 1919
Washington, United States
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Born: around 1916
California, United States
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Born: around 1922
Louisiana, United States
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Born: around 1912
Iowa, United States
Paul M Graham
Born: around 1921
Iowa, United States
Paul Graham
Born: around 1925
Missouri, United States
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Born: around 1921
Missouri, United States
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Born: around 1913
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Paul R Graham
Born: around 1925
Kansas, United States
Paul B Graham
Born: around 1926
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Paul F Graham
Born: around 1914
Illinois, United States
Paul W Graham
Born: around 1920
Wisconsin, United States
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Born: around 1916
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Sep 10, 1952 - December 1983
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Jan 12, 1915 - September 1983
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John W Graham
Apr 15, 1912 - Oct 7, 1989
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Nov 7, 1904 - January 1987
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Mar 8, 1893 - February 1973
Jacksonville, Florida
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Jan 16, 1921 - July 1974
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Mar 3, 1903 - December 1986
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Jan 11, 1892 - February 1982
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Lovett Graham
Sep 24, 1916 - Oct 2, 1990
Eustis, FL
Edgar Graham
Jan 21, 1882 - May 1963
Florida
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Oct 28, 1889 - May 1995
Santa Barbara, CA
Duncan Graham
May 19, 1890 - May 1963
Florida
Arvilla S Graham
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John Graham
Mar 1, 1919 - November 1978
Florida
Robert L Graham
Aug 6, 1916 - Apr 11, 1991
Greenville, SC
Wilson Graham
Dec 4, 1922 - September 1979
Plant City, Florida
Ben Graham
Sep 6, 1890 - June 1969
Pensacola, Florida
Wade Graham
Aug 23, 1920 - May 1973

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