Simeon B Osby Jr (1909 - 1993)

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Simeon B Osby
1909 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Simeon B Osby Jr was born on May 15, 1909. He died on July 14, 1993 at 84 years old. We know that Simeon B Osby Jr had been residing in Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois 62705.

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Simeon B Osby Jr

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Camp Butler National Cemetery Section F Site 157, R.r. #1 - 5063 Camp Butler Road, in Springfield, Illinois 62707

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Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois 62705

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: 1LT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Simeon B Osby Jr died on July 14, 1993 at 84 years old. He was buried in Camp Butler National Cemetery Section F Site 157, Springfield, Illinois. He was born on May 15, 1909. We have no information about Simeon's immediate family.
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1909 - 1993 World Events

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In 1909, in the year that Simeon B Osby Jr was born, Polish physician and medical researcher Paul Ehrlich found a cure for syphilis, which was a prevalent (but undiscussed) disease. He found that an arsenic compound completely cured syphilis within 3 weeks.

In 1925, at the age of 16 years old, Simeon was alive when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1934, at the age of 25 years old, Simeon was alive when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1954, he was 45 years old 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 1993, in the year of Simeon B Osby Jr's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Apr 1, 1921 - May 8, 2000
Oakland, CA
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Charlotte Osby
Jun 16, 1914 - May 1977
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