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Porter Alan Taylor (1907 - 1964)

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Porter Alan Taylor
1907 - 1964
Born
August 12, 1907
Home in Waxia, Louisiana United States
Death
September 1964
P &S Hospital in Shreveport, LA County
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Porter Alan Taylor was born on August 12, 1907 at Home, Waxia, Louisiana United States. He is the child of Basil Crowe Taylor and Laura McDaniel Taylor. According to his family tree, Porter was father to 1 child. He married Mava Kidder Taylor, and they had a child Shirley Ann Taylor Martin. He died in September 1964 at P &S Hospital, Shreveport at 57 years old.
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Porter Alan Taylor, father to 1 child, passed away in September 1964 at P &S Hospital, Shreveport at age 57. He was buried in Centuries Memorial Cemetery, Shreveport, Louisiana United States. Porter was born on August 12, 1907 at Home, Waxia, Louisiana United States. He is the child of Basil Crowe Taylor and Laura McDaniel Taylor. According to his family tree, he married Mava Kidder Taylor, and they had a child Shirley Ann Taylor Martin.
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In 1907, in the year that Porter Alan Taylor was born, the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1915, Porter was merely 8 years old when Audrey Munson, playing a model for a sculptor in the film "Inspiration", became the first actress to shed her clothes on screen. Fearing that banning the film would mean that censors would also have to "ban Renaissance art" the film was released, with Munson in the nude scenes and a stand-in doing the acting. (Munson had previously been "America's First Supermodel" and posed nude as the model for many famous artworks.) The film was a hit with audiences.

In 1932, at the age of 25 years old, Porter was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1944, he was 37 years old when on June 6th, the largest amphibious invasion in history was launched - the Normandy landing (called D-Day). Soldiers from the United States, Britain, Canada, and the Free French landed on Normandy Beach and were later joined by Poland, Belgium, Czechoslovakia, Greece, and the Netherlands. Almost 5,000 landing and assault craft, 289 escort vessels, and 277 minesweepers were involved. Nearly 160,000 troops crossed the English Channel on D-Day - Allied casualties on the first day were at least 10,000. 4,414 were confirmed dead.

In 1964, in the year of Porter Alan Taylor's passing, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

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