William A Bassett (1916 - 1995)

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William A Bassett
1916 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
William A Bassett was born on January 13, 1916. He died on April 30, 1995 at 79 years old. We know that William A Bassett had been residing in zip code 75502.


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William A Bassett died on April 30, 1995 at 79 years old. He was born on January 13, 1916. There is no information about William's immediate family. We know that William A Bassett had been residing in zip code 75502.
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In 1916, in the year that William A Bassett was born, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

In 1922, William was merely 6 years old when on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1936, he was 20 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 1989, by the time he was 73 years old, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

In 1995, in the year of William A Bassett's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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Died: May 2, 1918
William George Bassett
Died: Dec 17, 1915
William Fredrick Bassett
Died: Oct 27, 1918
William Edward Bassett
around 1865 - Nov 17, 1915
William Archie Bassett
around 1897 - Mar 27, 1916
William Bassett
around 1884 - Oct 5, 1940
William Bassett
around 1913 - Jul 10, 1945
William Bassett
around 1893 - Aug 31, 1918
William Bassett
Died: Jun 30, 1916
William Bassett
around 1889 - Jan 31, 1918
William Bassett
around 1895 - Oct 3, 1919
William A Bassett
Born: around 1925
New York, United States
William I Jr Bassett
Born: around 1908
California, United States
William I Bassett
Born: around 1919
California, United States
William R Bassett
Born: around 1926
Texas, United States
William L Jr Bassett
Born: around 1918
Illinois, United States
William R Bassett
Born: around 1924
Ohio, United States
William E Bassett
Born: around 1920
Ohio, United States

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Virginia P Bassett
Sep 23, 1915 - Jan 28, 1994
Pocahontas, AR
Gracie Bassett
Jun 10, 1921 - December 1983
Little Rock, Arkansas
Billie v Bassett
Apr 24, 1923 - Oct 1, 1997
Tulsa, OK
Louis Bassett
Dec 13, 1925 - March 1982
Jennie Bassett
Oct 16, 1879 - December 1968
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Woodson W Bassett
Nov 7, 1926 - Jan 10, 2006
Fayetteville, AR
Willie Y Bassett
Nov 7, 1905 - Apr 13, 2000
Fort Smith, AR
Cordie Bassett
Aug 31, 1888 - December 1983
Fayetteville, Arkansas
Laura Dell Bassett
Apr 12, 1940 - Mar 1, 2007
Killeen, Texas
Georgia Bassett
May 24, 1936 - September 1977
Leonard F Bassett
Jan 13, 1917 - Feb 8, 2006
Coronado, CA
Lattie Bassett
Feb 13, 1901 - May 1986
Blytheville, Arkansas
Danny E Bassett
Mar 31, 1943 - Jul 24, 2002
Covington, TN
Laura Bassett
Aug 12, 1891 - April 1987
Walnut Ridge, Arkansas
E Bassett
Sep 13, 1943 - Dec 15, 1994
Flora Bassett
Nov 5, 1883 - March 1975
Lexington, Kentucky
Doyle Bassett
Dec 24, 1897 - October 1983
Long Beach, California
Cliff Bassett
May 25, 1888 - October 1970
Broseley, Missouri
Joyce A Bassett
Mar 18, 1955 - Aug 20, 1988
Little Rock, AR
Ruth M Bassett
Apr 24, 1916 - Nov 17, 1992
Greenwood, AR

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Aug 24, 1909 - December 1980
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Elvin Pickett
Feb 25, 1913 - January 1986
Chidester, Arkansas
Clyde Martin
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Partee Mckissack
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Stephens, Arkansas
Thomas Kitchens
Jan 27, 1919 - November 1985
Glenwood, Arkansas
Joe Cecil
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Umpire, Arkansas
L Holliman
Apr 18, 1920 - August 1980
Flint, MI
Dorothy Bowling
Jul 2, 1921 - May 1983
Plant City, Florida
Rector Snoddy
Aug 8, 1903 - March 1974
Glenwood, Arkansas
Calvin Smith
Feb 2, 1914 - April 1970
Elzie Wehunt
May 23, 1915 - December 1970
Fulton, Arkansas
Vernon R Mcnutt
Aug 31, 1911 - Apr 3, 1988
Modesto, CA
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Mar 5, 1892 - July 1970
Stamps, Arkansas
John Chambers
Jan 22, 1889 - March 1978
De Queen, Arkansas
Christine Bates
Oct 15, 1920 - Jun 7, 2002
El Dorado, AR
Constance Burn
Feb 20, 1916 - June 1972
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