Paul Withers (1891 - 1970)

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Stockton, San Joaquin County, California

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Permelia (Withers) Barney family, Wisconsin 1868

Permelia (Withers) Barney family, Wisconsin 1868

Charles Robert Withers, WV 1920

Charles Robert Withers, WV 1920

JoAnn (Kearns) Withers, Ohio

JoAnn (Kearns) Withers, Ohio

William Keith Withers Sr., Ohio

William Keith Withers Sr., Ohio

Charles Robert Withers, WV 1960

Charles Robert Withers, WV 1960

William, Mary Ann, & Helen Withers, Charles Rowsey, WV

William, Mary Ann, & Helen Withers, Charles Rowsey, WV

Charles & Emma Withers Family, WV

Charles & Emma Withers Family, WV

Emma Opal (Rowesy) Withers, WV 1918

Emma Opal (Rowesy) Withers, WV 1918

Charles Robert Withers, WV

Charles Robert Withers, WV

Senator & Col. Robert Enoch Withers, 1869

Senator & Col. Robert Enoch Withers, 1869

Col. Robert Enoch Withers, 1868 Virginia

Col. Robert Enoch Withers, 1868 Virginia

John Morton Holliday Withers family

John Morton Holliday Withers family

John and Sarah Withers, with their son

John and Sarah Withers, with their son

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Grace Truman Withers Hereford Permelia (Withers) Barney family, Wisconsin 1868 Charles Robert Withers, WV 1920 JoAnn (Kearns) Withers, Ohio

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1891 - In the year that Paul Withers was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

1895 - At the age of merely 4 years old, Paul was alive when on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

1923 - Paul was 32 years old when on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

1937 - At the age of 46 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.

1970 - In the year of Paul Withers's passing, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

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Paul Withers died in December 1970 at 79 years old. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on January 30, 1891. There is no information about Paul's family or relationships. We know that Paul Withers had been residing in Stockton, San Joaquin County, California.

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