Stanley Lewis Whitehead (1925 - 2007)

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Spokane, Spokane County, Washington

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Charles L. Whitehead

Charles L. Whitehead

Charles L. Whitehead

Charles L. Whitehead

Edna Johnson Whitehead death certificate

Edna Johnson Whitehead death certificate

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Barbara Owen

Barbara Owen

Evanjalean Whitehead

Evanjalean Whitehead

Warren Glen Whitehead

Warren Glen Whitehead

Mary R Whitehead

Mary R Whitehead

Manuel F Whitehead

Manuel F Whitehead

Eleanor & Claude Whitehead, 1945

Eleanor & Claude Whitehead, 1945

Catherine Ferguson, 1932 Horse Club, Galileo High

Catherine Ferguson, 1932 Horse Club, Galileo High

Willard Woodrow & Mary Margaret Dunn Richards

Willard Woodrow & Mary Margaret Dunn Richards

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Alpha and Fred Whitehead, Watson, Missouri Charles L. Whitehead Charles L. Whitehead Edna Johnson Whitehead death certificate

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1925 - In the year that Stanley Lewis Whitehead was born, in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

1930 - He was just 5 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

1945 - When he was 20 years old, on January 9th, the (over 8 month long) Battle of Luzon began in the Philippines with the United States and Filipino forces attacking Japanese forces - with the intent to take back control of the Philippines. By March, the Allies had taken control of all of the strategically and economically important locations in the Philippines but pockets of resistance held out until the surrender of Japan in August.

1956 - He was 31 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

1970 - When he was 45 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.

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Stanley Lewis Whitehead passed away on October 16, 2007 at age 81. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on December 22, 1925. There is no information about Stanley's immediate family. We know that Stanley Lewis Whitehead had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington.

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