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Walter Terry (1922 - 1985)

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Walter Terry
1922 - 1985
Born
April 22, 1922
Death
May 1985
Last Known Residence
Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina 27610
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Walter Terry of Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina was born on April 22, 1922, and died at age 63 years old in May 1985.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 31857862

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Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina 27610
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Walter Terry passed away at age 63 years old in May 1985. Walter Terry of Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina was born on April 22, 1922.

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Walter Terry lived 7 years shorter than the average Terry family member when he died at the age of 63.
The average age of a Terry family member is 70.
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1922 - 1985 World Events

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In 1922, in the year that Walter Terry was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1954, at the age of 32 years old, Walter was alive when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1966, Walter was 44 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1970, he was 48 years old when on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

In 1985, in the year of Walter Terry's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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