Rufus Williams (1903 - 1971)

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Rufus Williams
1903 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
Rufus Williams was born on May 12, 1903. He died in February 1971 at age 67. We know that Rufus Williams had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32209.


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Rufus Williams died in February 1971 at 67 years of age. He was born on May 12, 1903. We have no information about Rufus's surviving family. We know that Rufus Williams had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32209.
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1903 - 1971 World Events

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In 1903, in the year that Rufus Williams was born, the book The Souls of Black Folk, written by W. E. B. Du Bois, was published. Containing several essays on the African-American experience in America, much of the book was based on Du Bois' own life. The book was one of the very early works in the science of sociology.

In 1919, when he was 16 years old, in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

In 1932, when he was 29 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1954, he was 51 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1971, in the year of Rufus Williams's passing, on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

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Mississippi, United States
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Born: around 1927
Alabama, United States
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South Carolina, United States
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Georgia, United States
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New York, United States
Rufus Williams
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California, United States
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Born: around 1911
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1916
Oklahoma, United States
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Born: around 1924
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1904
Louisiana, United States
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Born: around 1921
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1922
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1904
Arkansas, United States
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Born: around 1920
Texas, United States

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Aug 26, 1914 - May 18, 1970
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Mar 11, 1911 - March 1985
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Mar 8, 1917 - Jul 19, 2005
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Rosa Williams
Apr 15, 1900 - May 1984
Havana, Florida
Johnie Williams
Mar 20, 1895 - March 1971
Chesapeake, Virginia
Horatio Williams
Jul 8, 1903 - June 1946
Fred Williams
May 6, 1901 - March 1970
Jacksonville, Florida
Charles Williams
Feb 16, 1903 - January 1978
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Charles Williams
May 2, 1901 - September 1975
San Bernardino, California
John J Williams
Nov 2, 1915 - Sep 5, 1995
Panama City, FL
Annie L Williams
Feb 10, 1914 - Jan 3, 1999
Jacksonville, FL
Edwin Williams
Aug 20, 1919 - Jul 17, 2004
Lewis Williams
Jan 2, 1919 - Feb 17, 1998
Fernandina Beach, FL
Stamie Dudley Williams
Mar 31, 1920 - Apr 13, 2010
Jacksonville, Florida
Ceiphus Williams
Oct 18, 1901 - October 1976
Avon Park, Florida
Willard P Williams
Jan 27, 1920 - Sep 19, 1998
Gainesville, FL
Addie Williams
Aug 12, 1921 - December 1984
Saint Petersburg, Florida
James Williams
Jan 15, 1910 - May 1952
Anna M Williams
Dec 21, 1915 - May 4, 2000
Brunswick, GA

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