Warren S Saunders (1912 - 2003)

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Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana

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Saunders and Corbett marriage certificate

Saunders and Corbett marriage certificate

Highland Academy,Tennessee 1947

Highland Academy,Tennessee 1947

Ernest Jesse Saunders

Ernest Jesse Saunders

Clara and Dora Williams

Clara and Dora Williams

Francis & Dora (Saunders) Synott

Francis & Dora (Saunders) Synott

Crystal Saunders Devasier Rash Mercado

Crystal Saunders Devasier Rash Mercado

Warren Knox Layne

Warren Knox Layne

Frances Saunders, West Virginia, 1928

Frances Saunders, West Virginia, 1928

Midale and Area Schools and Bands

Midale and Area Schools and Bands

Ewing Saunders and Sara Woodward

Ewing Saunders and Sara Woodward

Gravestone of Thomas Franklin Saunders

Gravestone of Thomas Franklin Saunders

Thomas Franklin

Thomas Franklin

gravestone of Ella Barclay Louise Cleare Saunders

gravestone of Ella Barclay Louise Cleare Saunders

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Thomas Franklyn Saunders Saunders and Corbett marriage certificate Highland Academy,Tennessee 1947 Ernest Jesse Saunders

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1912 - In the year that Warren S Saunders was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

1916 - By the time he was just 4 years old, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

1919 - Warren was just 7 years old when on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

1961 - By the time he was 49 years old, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

1985 - When he was 73 years old, 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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Warren S Saunders passed away on March 12, 2003 at 90 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was born on August 9, 1912. We have no information about Warren's family. We know that Warren S Saunders had been residing in Carmel, Hamilton County, Indiana.

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