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Troy Harris (1931 - 1979)

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Troy Harris
1931 - 1979
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February 18, 1931
Death
March 1979
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Neptune, Monmouth County, New Jersey 07753
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Troy Harris was born on February 18, 1931. He died in March 1979 at 48 years old. We know that Troy Harris had been residing in Neptune, Monmouth County, New Jersey 07753.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Troy Harris passed away in March 1979 at 48 years old. He was born on February 18, 1931. There is no information about Troy's surviving family. We know that Troy Harris had been residing in Neptune, Monmouth County, New Jersey 07753.
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1931 - 1979 World Events

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In 1931, in the year that Troy Harris was born, on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1943, at the age of only 12 years old, Troy was alive when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1953, by the time he was 22 years old, 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 1963, at the age of 32 years old, Troy was alive when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1979, in the year of Troy Harris's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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