Philip C Nye (1914 - 1993)

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Burial / Funeral

Florida National Cemetery
Section 112 Site 355,
6502 Sw. 102nd Ave., Bushnell, Fl

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Last Known Residence

Bushnell, Sumter County, Florida

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: TEC 5
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1914 - In the year that Philip C Nye was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

1935 - By the time he was 21 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

1951 - At the age of 37 years old, Philip was alive when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

1976 - Philip was 62 years old when 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."

1993 - In the year of Philip C Nye's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Philip C Nye passed away on February 20, 1993 at age 78. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Florida National Cemetery Section 112 Site 355, Bushnell, Fl. He was born on December 17, 1914. There is no information about Philip's surviving family.

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