Perry Snow (1914 - 1977)

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Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida

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Shennie Snow

Shennie Snow

Shenandoah Snow

Shenandoah Snow

Damon C Snow

Damon C Snow

Damon C Snow

Damon C Snow

Damon C Snow

Damon C Snow

US NAVY

US NAVY

Richard Snow

Richard Snow

Camilla S Snow

Camilla S Snow

Ann A. Snow gravesite

Ann A. Snow gravesite

Grave site for John Snow

Grave site for John Snow

Mary Alice Gorbutt

Mary Alice Gorbutt

Marion County Illinois Census

Marion County Illinois Census

Harry & Mary Hattie (Snow) Green

Harry & Mary Hattie (Snow) Green

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Jasper Sprague Snow, Civil War photo Shennie Snow Shenandoah Snow Damon C Snow

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1914 - In the year that Perry Snow 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.

1921 - At the age of just 7 years old, Perry was alive when on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

1962 - When he was 48 years old, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

1969 - Perry was 55 years old when on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

1977 - In the year of Perry Snow's passing, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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Perry Snow passed away in August 1977 at 62 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Perry. He was born on September 13, 1914. We have no information about Perry's family or relationships. We know that Perry Snow had been residing in Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida.

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