Virgil Harris (1906 - 1975)

Virgil Harris
1906 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Virgil Harris was born on September 13, 1906. He died in August 1975 at 68 years of age. We know that Virgil Harris had been residing in Chiefland, Levy County, Florida 32626.
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Virgil Harris died in August 1975 at 68 years old. He was born on September 13, 1906. We have no information about Virgil's immediate family. We know that Virgil Harris had been residing in Chiefland, Levy County, Florida 32626.
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In 1906, in the year that Virgil Harris was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

In 1925, at the age of 19 years old, Virgil was alive when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1951, when he was 45 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1965, by the time he was 59 years old, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1975, in the year of Virgil Harris's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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Other Virgil Harrises

c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1922 - Unknown
c. 1922 - Unknown
c. 1924 - Unknown
c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1923 - Unknown
c. 1900 - Unknown
c. 1913 - Unknown
c. 1924 - Unknown
c. 1926 - Unknown
c. 1898 - Unknown
c. 1914 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1925 - Unknown
c. 1911 - Unknown
c. 1923 - Unknown
c. 1908 - Unknown
c. 1918 - Unknown
c. 1902 - Unknown
c. 1918 - Unknown

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Oct 24, 1917 - Mar 1, 2004
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