Porter Johnston

(1920 - 1980)

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Porter Johnston
1920 - 1980
Born
April 9, 1920
Death
November 1980
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Porter Johnston was born on April 9, 1920. He died in November 1980 at 60 years of age.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Porter Johnston died in November 1980 at 60 years of age. He was born on April 9, 1920. There is no information about Porter's surviving family.

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In 1920, in the year that Porter Johnston was born, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1955, at the age of 35 years old, Porter was alive when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1964, at the age of 44 years old, Porter was alive when 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.

In 1972, at the age of 52 years old, Porter was alive when on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

In 1980, in the year of Porter Johnston's passing, 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.

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