Rafel Jones (1942 - 1976)

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Minnie Lee Jones

Minnie Lee Jones

Louisa (Jones) Tuttle

Louisa (Jones) Tuttle

Paul Jones, 1915

Paul Jones, 1915

Paul Jones

Paul Jones

Andrew Jones

Andrew Jones

Remo Mion, Bill Blowden, Barbara Jones

Remo Mion, Bill Blowden, Barbara Jones

Mary Elizabeth Griffith

Mary Elizabeth Griffith

Keith Jones

Keith Jones

Jones Man

Jones Man

David Bruce Cassidy

David Bruce Cassidy

David Bruce Cassidy and Shirley Jones

David Bruce Cassidy and Shirley Jones

Martin Ingerman

Martin Ingerman

Martin Ingerman

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Martin Ingerman Minnie Lee Jones Louisa (Jones) Tuttle Paul Jones, 1915

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1942 - In the year that Rafel Jones was born, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

1948 - This person was merely 6 years old when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1951 - Rafel was merely 9 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

1970 - By the time this person was 28 years old, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

1976 - In the year of Rafel Jones's passing, The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

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Rafel Jones died in January 1976 at 33 years old. No cause of death has been listed. Rafel was born on March 21, 1942. We are unaware of information about Rafel's family or relationships.

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