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Virgil M Mayhew (1926 - 2006)

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Virgil M Mayhew
1926 - 2006
Born
July 8, 1926
Lynchburg, Campbell County, Virginia United States
Death
February 24, 2006
Home 907 7th Street, in Altavista, Virginia United States 24517
Last Known Residence
907 7th street, in altavista, campbell County, Virginia us 24517
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Virgil M Mayhew was born on July 8, 1926 in Lynchburg, Virginia United States. He is the child of Robert Motley Mayhew and Lorena (Watlington) Mayhew, with siblings Edna, Shirley, and Robert. He was baptized at Prospect Baptist Church, Hurt, Virginia USA. According to his family tree, Virgil was father to 3 children. He married Delores “Tootie” (Keesee) Mayhew in 1949 in Altavista, Virginia United States and they later divorced. They had children Virgil Motley Mayhew, Sonja Gail (Mayhew) Shelton, and Jo Ellen (Mayhew) Venckus. Virgil died on February 24, 2006 at Home, Altavista, Virginia United States at 79 years old.
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907 7th street, in altavista, campbell County, Virginia us 24517
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February 27, 2006
Altavista Memorial Park 642 Wards Rd, in Altavista, Virginia United States 24517
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at Prospect Baptist Church in Hurt, Virginia USA 24563
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Vice President, Klopman Mills

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Military serial#: 33664776 Enlisted: October 4, 1944 in Roanoke Virginia Military branch: No Branch Assignment Rank: Private Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
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Finch & Finch, Altavista, Va 24517 February, 24, 2006
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In 1926, in the year that Virgil M Mayhew was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1936, Virgil was just 10 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1947, by the time he was 21 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1958, by the time he was 32 years old, on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1984, Virgil was 58 years old when on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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