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Richard Baxter (1893 - 1970)

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Richard Baxter
1893 - 1970
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October 16, 1893
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June 1970
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Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia 31401
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Richard Baxter was born on October 16, 1893. He died in June 1970 at 76 years old. We know that Richard Baxter had been residing in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia 31401.
Updated: November 1, 2011
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Richard Baxter passed away in June 1970 at 76 years of age. He was born on October 16, 1893. We are unaware of information about Richard's family. We know that Richard Baxter had been residing in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia 31401.
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In 1893, in the year that Richard Baxter was born, on March 4th, Grover Cleveland became the 24th President of the United States. On July 1st, President Cleveland was operated on for a non-cancerous tumor in his mouth. He chose to have the operation secretly because he didn't want to worsen the financial depression that was occurring at the time.

In 1929, by the time he was 36 years old, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1946, when he was 53 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1954, at the age of 61 years old, Richard was alive when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1970, in the year of Richard Baxter's passing, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

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