Tony Price (1897 - 1978)

Tony Price
1897 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Tony Price was born on September 29, 1897. He died in September 1978 at 80 years old. We know that Tony Price had been residing in Greenwood, Sebastian County, Arkansas 72936.
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Tony Price passed away in September 1978 at 80 years of age. He was born on September 29, 1897. There is no information about Tony's surviving family. We know that Tony Price had been residing in Greenwood, Sebastian County, Arkansas 72936.
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In 1897, in the year that Tony Price was born, on September 21st, editor and publisher Francis P. Church responded to a letter to the editor from Virginia O'Hanlon, 8 years old. Virginia's father had told her that "If you see it in The Sun, it's so." So she wrote to the Sun, asking if there was a Santa Claus. Church responded with the now famous editorial "Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus".

In 1924, Tony was 27 years old when Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1947, Tony was 50 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1966, by the time he was 69 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1978, in the year of Tony Price's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Other Tony Prices

c. 1909 - Unknown
c. 1910 - Unknown
May 29, 1971 - Jun 24, 1993
c. 1969 - Unknown
c. 1960 - Unknown
c. 1962 - Unknown
c. 1960 - Unknown
c. 1969 - Unknown
c. 1960 - Unknown
c. 1961 - Unknown
c. 1955 - Unknown
c. 1942 - Unknown
c. 1944 - Unknown
c. 1953 - Unknown
c. 1983 - Unknown
c. 1967 - Unknown
c. 1968 - Unknown
c. 1961 - Unknown
Feb 5, 1956 - Apr 1, 2009
Jan 17, 1909 - Nov 21, 1999

Other Prices

Jun 28, 1903 - Mar 31, 1999
Aug 3, 1880 - July 1964
Apr 27, 1898 - October 1977
Nov 8, 1919 - September 1972
Nov 6, 1904 - June 1978
Jun 29, 1919 - Apr 29, 1994
Sep 28, 1913 - January 1984
May 20, 1915 - June 1980
Jan 4, 1921 - Oct 26, 2003
May 31, 1926 - Apr 11, 2001
Feb 4, 1917 - Apr 30, 2002
Dec 26, 1895 - Sep 12, 1988
Jul 9, 1922 - July 1983
Nov 9, 1900 - April 1973
May 20, 1902 - May 1969
Jan 6, 1920 - September 1983
Mar 4, 1925 - September 1984
Nov 19, 1923 - June 1982
Mar 15, 1924 - April 1967
Mar 30, 1962 - August 1982

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Dec 17, 1923 - Jan 14, 2006
Jul 24, 1917 - Feb 5, 2003
May 17, 1908 - June 1989
Mar 9, 1897 - December 1981
Nov 8, 1918 - Dec 20, 1987
Apr 6, 1922 - Jul 20, 2010
Aug 6, 1921 - March 1972
Nov 19, 1920 - September 1967
Aug 9, 1898 - July 1970
Jul 12, 1925 - Dec 20, 1995
Oct 20, 1915 - July 1980
Mar 19, 1924 - Jun 28, 2010
Apr 7, 1899 - January 1975
Mar 4, 1912 - Jul 12, 1998
Nov 28, 1924 - Apr 3, 2006
Jan 18, 1911 - December 1982
Dec 27, 1911 - Feb 26, 1990
Aug 25, 1908 - Feb 28, 1991
Oct 3, 1922 - Jul 31, 1996
Aug 7, 1924 - Jan 1, 2010
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