Sammy W Jones (1950 - 2005)

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Sammy W Jones
1950 - 2005
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April 24, 1950
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December 5, 2005
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Prairieville, Ascension County, Louisiana 70769
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Sammy W Jones was born on April 24, 1950. He died on December 5, 2005 at age 55. We know that Sammy W Jones had been residing in Prairieville, Ascension County, Louisiana 70769.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Sammy W Jones passed away on December 5, 2005 at age 55. He was born on April 24, 1950. We have no information about Sammy's surviving family. We know that Sammy W Jones had been residing in Prairieville, Ascension County, Louisiana 70769.

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In 1950, in the year that Sammy W Jones was born, in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1965, when he was merely 15 years old, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1970, by the time he was 20 years old, 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.

In 1981, at the age of 31 years old, Sammy was alive when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

In 1990, when he was 40 years old, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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