Vernon Williams (1909 - 1981)

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Vernon Williams
1909 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Vernon Williams was born on March 18, 1909. He died in November 1981 at 72 years of age. We know that Vernon Williams had been residing in Florida 32012.


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Vernon Williams died in November 1981 at age 72. He was born on March 18, 1909. There is no information about Vernon's surviving family. We know that Vernon Williams had been residing in Florida 32012.
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In 1909, in the year that Vernon Williams was born, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1912, he was just 3 years old when in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

In 1941, when he was 32 years old, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1954, he was 45 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1981, in the year of Vernon Williams's passing, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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Other Vernon Williamses

Vernon Arthur Williams
around 1916 - Sep 18, 1940
Vernon Williams
around 1917 - Oct 24, 1942
Vernon A Williams
Born: around 1910
Texas, United States
Vernon Williams
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
Vernon H Williams
Born: around 1928
Alabama, United States
Vernon Williams
Born: around 1926
Georgia, United States
Vernon C Williams
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
Vernon C Williams
Born: around 1928
Virginia, United States
Vernon L Williams
Born: around 1924
Idaho, United States
Vernon C Williams
Born: around 1927
Arizona, United States
Vernon L Williams
Born: around 1924
California, United States
Vernon O Williams
Born: around 1918
California, United States
Vernon A Williams
Born: around 1917
Washington, United States
Vernon D Williams
Born: around 1921
Washington, United States
Vernon Williams
Born: around 1927
California, United States
Vernon N Sr Williams
Born: around 1919
California, United States
Vernon C Williams
Born: around 1905
California, United States
Vernon Williams
Born: around 1922
California, United States
Vernon J Williams
Born: around 1925
Arkansas, United States
Vernon E Williams
Born: around 1919
Arkansas, United States

Other Williamses

Willie Williams
Jan 24, 1892 - January 1968
West Palm Beach, Florida
Robert L Williams
Dec 27, 1916 - Jan 6, 1995
Callahan, FL
Rufus Williams
May 12, 1903 - February 1971
Jacksonville, Florida
Walter Williams
Aug 6, 1903 - April 1968
Miami, Florida
Harry J Williams
Aug 26, 1914 - May 18, 1970
Willie Williams
Mar 11, 1911 - March 1985
Jacksonville, Florida
Lawton L Williams
Mar 8, 1917 - Jul 19, 2005
Grosse Pointe, MI
Rosa Williams
Apr 15, 1900 - May 1984
Havana, Florida
Johnie Williams
Mar 20, 1895 - March 1971
Chesapeake, Virginia
Horatio Williams
Jul 8, 1903 - June 1946
Fred Williams
May 6, 1901 - March 1970
Jacksonville, Florida
Charles Williams
Feb 16, 1903 - January 1978
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Charles Williams
May 2, 1901 - September 1975
San Bernardino, California
John J Williams
Nov 2, 1915 - Sep 5, 1995
Panama City, FL
Annie L Williams
Feb 10, 1914 - Jan 3, 1999
Jacksonville, FL
Edwin Williams
Aug 20, 1919 - Jul 17, 2004
Lewis Williams
Jan 2, 1919 - Feb 17, 1998
Fernandina Beach, FL
Stamie Dudley Williams
Mar 31, 1920 - Apr 13, 2010
Jacksonville, Florida
Ceiphus Williams
Oct 18, 1901 - October 1976
Avon Park, Florida
Willard P Williams
Jan 27, 1920 - Sep 19, 1998
Gainesville, FL

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Lucille B Kinard
Aug 29, 1918 - Aug 30, 2008
Jacksonville, FL
William Dye
Nov 30, 1922 - February 1975
Tampa, Florida
Hazel Littlefield
Sep 4, 1911 - March 1978
Jesup, Georgia
Charlie Washington
Sep 11, 1917 - Nov 26, 1999
North Miami Beach, FL
Joshua W Wesley
Apr 19, 1921 - Jul 26, 1998
Miami, FL
John Platt
Nov 19, 1887 - January 1967
Deland, Florida
Sara Dickey
Aug 18, 1899 - January 1978
Mount Dora, Florida
John Peterson
Nov 25, 1904 - December 1972
Bertha Gibson
Mar 13, 1906 - December 1976
Lake Worth, Florida
Alfred Nettles
Nov 23, 1909 - December 1980
Saint Augustine, Florida
Raymond Weeks
Feb 8, 1895 - October 1981
Catherine Hadsock
Mar 26, 1913 - September 1981
Andrew Hopkins
Jul 12, 1915 - February 1980
Chicago, Illinois
Antonio Fernandez
Feb 24, 1898 - Nov 15, 1994
Key West, FL
Earnest A Ramsey
Dec 25, 1898 - Dec 1, 1966
Key West, FL
William Russell
Feb 6, 1902 - November 1967
Key West, Florida
Manuel Valdez
Jan 25, 1911 - Jul 2, 2000
Key West, FL
Frank Perez
Apr 15, 1888 - May 1982
Lake Worth, Florida
Paul Dinegro
Sep 5, 1900 - September 1980
Orlando, Florida
Manuel Delpino
May 7, 1899 - Jan 18, 2001
Key West, FL
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