Sidney Washington (1914 - 1997)

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Sidney Washington
1914 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Sidney Washington was born on April 30, 1914. He died on March 8, 1997 at age 82. We know that Sidney Washington had been residing in East Saint Louis, Saint Clair County, Illinois 62206.


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Sidney Washington passed away on March 8, 1997 at 82 years old. He was born on April 30, 1914. We are unaware of information about Sidney's immediate family. We know that Sidney Washington had been residing in East Saint Louis, Saint Clair County, Illinois 62206.
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In 1914, in the year that Sidney Washington was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1925, he was only 11 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1962, at the age of 48 years old, Sidney was alive when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1970, when he was 56 years old, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1997, in the year of Sidney Washington's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Jul 4, 1946 - Sep 17, 1988
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Feb 28, 1947 - Aug 15, 1999
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Jan 18, 1928 - November 1991
Moorhead, MS
Arthur L Washington
Jul 26, 1947 - May 29, 2003
Greenville, MS
Cora L Washington
Aug 28, 1915 - Jan 2, 1996
Drew, MS
C T Washington
Aug 16, 1948 - Apr 27, 1996
Dorothy Washington
Oct 15, 1918 - February 1982
Chicago, Illinois
Charles R Washington
Jul 22, 1947 - Feb 26, 2006
Verona, MS
J C Washington
Jun 13, 1954 - November 1991
Sylvester Washington
Jun 30, 1947 - May 13, 1968
Homer L Washington
Jun 29, 1941 - Dec 17, 2008
Jackson, MS
Mary Washington
Jan 16, 1903 - March 1972
Natchez, Mississippi
Maude L Washington
Jun 22, 1927 - Mar 22, 2002
Jackson, MS
E Washington
Sep 6, 1948 - December 1992
John Washington
Oct 5, 1897 - May 1993
Camden, AR
Virgil E Washington
Aug 18, 1906 - Jun 18, 1995
Los Angeles, CA
Alex Washington
Feb 22, 1892 - March 1965
Chidester, Arkansas
Sherman Washington
Mar 16, 1952 - Jul 23, 2005
Richard J Washington
Mar 22, 1954 - Jun 21, 2007
Little Rock, AR
Pearlie M Washington
Jun 7, 1952 - Jun 21, 2010

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