Peter P Taranoff (1919 - 2008)

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Willamette National Cemetery
Section COL-5 Row 346 Site B,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County, California

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: TSGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1919 - In the year that Peter P Taranoff was born, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

1958 - By the time he was 39 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

1977 - At the age of 58 years old, Peter was alive when 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.

1980 - At the age of 61 years old, Peter was alive when on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

1996 - Peter was 77 years old when on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Peter P Taranoff died on April 8, 2008 at 88 years old. No cause of death has been entered for Peter. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section COL-5 Row 346 Site B, Portland, Or. He was born on October 13, 1919. We have no information about Peter's immediate family. We know that Peter P Taranoff had been residing in Walnut Creek, Contra Costa County, California.

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