Rex Conwill Ward

(1906 - 1996)

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Rex Conwill Ward
1906 - 1996
Born
August 10, 1906
Death
November 9, 1996
Last Known Residence
Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi 39531
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Rex Conwill Ward was born on August 10, 1906. He died on November 9, 1996 at 90 years old. We know that Rex Conwill Ward had been residing in Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi 39531.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Biloxi, Harrison County, Mississippi 39531
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Biloxi National Cemetery Section E Site 44 P.o. Box 4968 - Pass Road, in Biloxi, Mississippi 39535
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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: PHM1
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii
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Rex Conwill Ward passed away on November 9, 1996 at 90 years of age. He was buried in Biloxi National Cemetery Section E Site 44, Biloxi, Mississippi. He was born on August 10, 1906. We are unaware of information about Rex's immediate family.

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In 1906, in the year that Rex Conwill Ward was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1938, Rex was 32 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1957, he was 51 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1984, at the age of 78 years old, Rex was alive when due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

In 1996, in the year of Rex Conwill Ward's passing, 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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