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Toney D Wright (1937 - 1995)

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Toney D Wright
1937 - 1995
Born
August 22, 1937
Death
November 21, 1995
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Joliet, Will County, Illinois 60435
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Toney D Wright was born on August 22, 1937. He died on November 21, 1995 at age 58. We know that Toney D Wright had been residing in Joliet, Will County, Illinois 60435.
Updated: November 5, 2011
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Toney D Wright died on November 21, 1995 at 58 years of age. He was born on August 22, 1937. We are unaware of information about Toney's surviving family. We know that Toney D Wright had been residing in Joliet, Will County, Illinois 60435.
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In 1937, in the year that Toney D Wright was born, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1953, he was 16 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1967, by the time he was 30 years old, between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

In 1975, by the time he was 38 years old, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1995, in the year of Toney D Wright's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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