Tyrone Harris (1944 - 2004)

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Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
Section 2 Row E Site 63,
11463 State Highway 195, Killeen, Tx

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Killeen, Bell County, Texas

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SFC
Wars/Conflicts: Persian Gulf, Vietnam

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1944 - In the year that Tyrone Harris was born, on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

1962 - At the age of 18 years old, Tyrone was alive when lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

1977 - By the time he was 33 years old, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

1978 - When he was 34 years old, 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.

1987 - By the time he was 43 years old, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Tyrone Harris passed away on August 6, 2004 at 60 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Tyrone. He was buried in Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery Section 2 Row E Site 63, Killeen, Tx. He was born on July 28, 1944. There is no information about Tyrone's immediate family.

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