Sherman Hughes (1898 - 1968)

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Sherman Hughes
1898 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Sherman Hughes was born on April 27, 1898. He died in March 1968 at 69 years old. We know that Sherman Hughes had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48201.

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Sherman Hughes passed away in March 1968 at 69 years old. He was born on April 27, 1898. We have no information about Sherman's family. We know that Sherman Hughes had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48201.
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1898 - 1968 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that Sherman Hughes was born, on March 24th, Robert Allison of Pennsylvania became the first person to buy an American-built car. He bought a Winton, which he had seen in an advertisement in Scientific American. The Winton, built in Ohio, was made by hand and came with a leather roof, padded seats, gas lamps, and tires made by B.F. Goodrich.

In 1914, he was 16 years old when President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1929, he was 31 years old when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1940, Sherman was 42 years old when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

In 1968, in the year of Sherman Hughes's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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Born: around 1919
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1913
Tennessee, United States
Sherman Hughes
Born: around 1900
Virginia, United States
Sherman W Hughes
Born: around 1917
Indiana, United States
Sherman Dewey Hughes
Dec 31, 1969 - May 7, 1964
Sherman T Hughes
around 1867 - Jun 23, 1891
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around 1875 - Jun 27, 1925
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around 1913 - Mar 12, 1919
Sherman G. Hughes Jr
Born: around 1966
TX
Sherman W Hughes
Nov 27, 1917 - Jan 4, 2000
Fullerton, CA
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Apr 22, 1899 - January 1972
Trabuco Canyon, California
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Oct 19, 1893 - December 1978
Post Falls, Idaho
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Feb 3, 1893 - July 1966
Omaha, Nebraska
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Nov 12, 1937 - December 1985
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Sep 19, 1893 - May 1969
Fairview, Missouri
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Jan 31, 1919 - Jul 21, 1983
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Nov 28, 1895 - January 1976
Ada, Oklahoma
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Jan 14, 1928 - May 27, 2002
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Sherman L Hughes
Dec 27, 1940 - Jan 14, 2009
Beaverton, AL

Other Hugheses

Aloysius M Hughes
Apr 4, 1919 - Jun 26, 2006
Bay City, MI
Joseph Hughes
Mar 15, 1898 - September 1986
Holly, Michigan
Thomas Hughes
Mar 12, 1914 - Apr 29, 1995
Highland Park, MI
John Hughes
Oct 9, 1916 - October 1981
Pomona, California
Edith C Hughes
Feb 1, 1921 - February 1994
Saint Clair Shores, MI
James Hughes
Oct 20, 1902 - February 1966
Redford, Michigan
Edgar Hughes
Mar 24, 1921 - July 1987
Detroit, Michigan
Gentle Hughes
Apr 25, 1899 - July 1981
Detroit, Michigan
Louvada Hughes
Dec 3, 1906 - August 1976
Highland Park, Michigan
Vernon Hughes
Jun 25, 1914 - November 1983
Hickory, Kentucky
Artis Hughes
Sep 25, 1902 - February 1969
Detroit, Michigan
Sam Hughes
Sep 18, 1923 - Jul 12, 2008
Oak Park, MI
Frank Hughes Jr
Sep 2, 1925 - September 1982
Robert L Hughes
Jul 9, 1924 - Oct 17, 1990
Clara M Hughes
Apr 19, 1910 - Apr 7, 1995
New Philadelphia, OH
Norma J Hughes
Aug 23, 1924 - Apr 25, 2005
Waukesha, WI
Howard T Hughes
Apr 10, 1920 - Sep 30, 1987
Quincy, MI
Uva v Hughes
Feb 14, 1922 - Jul 13, 2009
Adrian, MI
Edward A Hughes
Feb 28, 1928 - Apr 11, 2005
Galesburg, MI
John F Hughes
Nov 1, 1929 - Jul 2, 2008
Plainwell, MI

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Nov 3, 1921 - December 1986
Detroit, Michigan
Alma M Brenneman
Dec 22, 1905 - Nov 28, 1998
Livonia, MI
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Nov 7, 1890 - January 1978
Florida
William Bowl
Jun 3, 1922 - Jul 3, 2002
Washington, MI
Frank Nastasi
Nov 29, 1919 - Feb 26, 1989
Warren, MI
John T Wheeler
Jan 19, 1921 - Jun 27, 2002
Grosse Ile, MI
Sarah F Joseph
Sep 11, 1919 - Apr 12, 1998
Kingsport, TN
William Stevens
Jan 12, 1909 - July 1970
Albert Seleske
Apr 8, 1917 - March 1958
Edna E Elsila
Jun 12, 1917 - Mar 6, 2008
Livonia, MI
William G Patterson
Sep 24, 1910 - Apr 30, 2004
West Frankfort, IL
Roslyn Walker
Feb 14, 1903 - October 1977
Detroit, Michigan
Betty M Wood
Oct 8, 1920 - October 1991
Flint, MI
Arthur W Neubecker
Apr 5, 1921 - Dec 11, 1995
Detroit, MI
Jack Flanagan
Apr 14, 1919 - Sep 30, 2003
Sun City, AZ
Donald W Flanagan
Apr 14, 1919 - Aug 4, 1999
Canton, MI
Burneice K Olson
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Paisley, FL
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