William A Abercrombie

(1914 - 1991)

A photo of William A Abercrombie
Add photo
William A Abercrombie
1914 - 1991
Born
July 14, 1914
Death
April 5, 1991
Summary
William A Abercrombie was born on July 14, 1914. He died on April 5, 1991 at 76 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM
This collaborative biography is dedicated to show & tell the life of William A Abercrombie. Click the to update this introduction with a synopsis or highlights of William's life.
Show & Tell His Story
Share your memories, family stories, & photos so that William is always remembered.
Biography
William A Abercrombie
Most commonly known name
William A Abercrombie
Full name
Nickname(s) or aliases
Male
Gender
William Abercrombie was born on
Birth
William Abercrombie died on
Death
William Abercrombie was born on
William Abercrombie died on
Birth
Death
Heritage
Childhood
Adulthood
Obituary

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Looking for a different William Abercrombie?
View other bios of people named William Abercrombie

William's immediate relatives including parents, siblings, partnerships and children in the Abercrombie family tree.

William's Family

Parent
Parent
William A Abercrombie
Partner
Child
Partner
Child
Sibling

Friends:

Add bio

There are no photos of William A Abercrombie! Please share photos of William and the Abercrombie family.
Photo

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Leave a comment to ask questions, share information, or simply to show that you care about William.

Cancel

Share William's obituary or write your own to preserve his legacy.

William A Abercrombie passed away on April 5, 1991 at 76 years old. He was born on July 14, 1914. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships.

Refresh this page to see various historical events that occurred during William's lifetime.

In 1914, in the year that William A Abercrombie was born, in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

In 1957, he was 43 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1966, he was 52 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 1981, by the time he was 67 years old, 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".

In 1991, in the year of William A Abercrombie's passing, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

Other William Abercrombies

Biography
c. 1925 - Unknown 1925 - ?
Biography
c. 1910 - Unknown 1910 - ?
Biography
c. 1923 - Unknown 1923 - ?
Biography
c. 1922 - Unknown 1922 - ?
Biography
c. 1921 - Unknown 1921 - ?
Biography
c. 1920 - Unknown 1920 - ?
Biography
c. 1906 - Unknown 1906 - ?
Biography
c. 1922 - Unknown 1922 - ?
Biography
1804 - 1861 1804 - 1861
Biography
1831 - 1858 1831 - 1858
Biography
Unknown - Unknown ? - ?
Biography
Nov 17, 1928 - Sep 7, 2012 1928 - 2012
Biography
Jul 28, 1906 - Oct 30, 1955 1906 - 1955
Biography
Unknown - Unknown ? - ?
Biography
Unknown - Unknown ? - ?
Biography
Unknown - Unknown ? - ?
Biography
c. 1879 - Mar 5, 1934 1879 - 1934
Biography
c. 1968 - Unknown 1968 - ?
Biography
c. 1959 - Unknown 1959 - ?
Biography
c. 1938 - Unknown 1938 - ?

Other Abercrombies

Biography
Apr 3, 1924 - Nov 7, 2010 1924 - 2010
Biography
Nov 1, 1897 - May 1985 1897 - 1985
Biography
Jun 21, 1920 - Jun 1982 1920 - 1982
Biography
Jun 19, 1923 - Apr 14, 2004 1923 - 2004
Biography
Oct 11, 1919 - Jul 13, 1989 1919 - 1989
Biography
Sep 18, 1924 - Dec 14, 2001 1924 - 2001
Biography
Dec 10, 1934 - Apr 24, 2000 1934 - 2000
Biography
Jul 17, 1920 - Nov 1979 1920 - 1979
Biography
Jul 19, 1917 - Nov 4, 2004 1917 - 2004
Biography
Jul 29, 1951 - Jul 6, 2002 1951 - 2002
Biography
Oct 11, 1952 - Jul 9, 1997 1952 - 1997
Biography
Oct 10, 1918 - Aug 1970 1918 - 1970
Biography
Oct 27, 1924 - Dec 10, 2003 1924 - 2003
Biography
Oct 6, 1890 - Jan 1976 1890 - 1976
Biography
Aug 29, 1905 - Dec 1977 1905 - 1977
Biography
Dec 3, 1930 - Jan 24, 2011 1930 - 2011
Biography
Jan 9, 1934 - Jan 26, 1998 1934 - 1998
Biography
Oct 1, 1872 - May 1967 1872 - 1967
Biography
Jan 20, 1916 - Dec 13, 2005 1916 - 2005
Biography
May 21, 1888 - Mar 1980 1888 - 1980

Other Bios

Biography
Dec 16, 1886 - Jan 1979 1886 - 1979
Biography
Jul 30, 1903 - Dec 1968 1903 - 1968
Biography
Mar 13, 1900 - Oct 1987 1900 - 1987
Biography
Mar 22, 1885 - Dec 1968 1885 - 1968
Biography
Aug 6, 1912 - Jun 22, 1971 1912 - 1971
Biography
Mar 25, 1905 - Dec 3, 1995 1905 - 1995
Biography
Nov 15, 1913 - Feb 1987 1913 - 1987
Biography
Mar 1, 1917 - Aug 1987 1917 - 1987
Biography
Sep 6, 1898 - Oct 1982 1898 - 1982
Biography
Jun 4, 1918 - Dec 1971 1918 - 1971
Biography
Oct 8, 1915 - Jun 23, 1994 1915 - 1994
Biography
Feb 2, 1897 - Feb 1972 1897 - 1972
Biography
Dec 19, 1892 - Jul 1979 1892 - 1979
Biography
Mar 23, 1904 - Nov 1971 1904 - 1971
Biography
Jan 30, 1919 - Jan 1982 1919 - 1982
Biography
Mar 13, 1914 - Sep 1984 1914 - 1984
Biography
Aug 31, 1888 - May 1967 1888 - 1967
Biography
Jul 16, 1893 - Jun 1981 1893 - 1981
Biography
Feb 11, 1906 - Mar 1987 1906 - 1987
Biography
Sep 18, 1913 - Jan 29, 1989 1913 - 1989
Bathing Beauties Of The Early 20th Century
Would you be happy wearing these bathing suits? In the first few decades of the 20th century, bathing suits covered a lot ...
Celebrities We've Lost That Impacted Our Lives
It's the nature of life that people close to us eventually pass. The hardest deaths are those of family and close friends....
Everyday Fashion in the Early 1960's
Everyday fashion in the early 1960's sure was different from the late 60's. In the beginning of the decade, fashion was mo...
Created on Jun 04, 2020 by Daniel Pinna
"Thank you for helping me find my family & friends again so many years after I lost them. I get the chance to remember them all this time later."

Highlights of just a few of the many successes of sharing memories on AncientFaces. From reuniting lost or 'orphan' photos with their families, seeing faces of relatives for the first time, to the many connections made with family & friends.

These special moments are why it's important we share.
Back to Top