William Adams (1910 - 1969)

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Birth

Death

Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

Long Island National Cemetery
Section 2W Site 4008,
2040 Wellwood Avenue, Farmingdale, Ny

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Military Service

Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: COX
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1910 - In the year that William Adams was born, Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

1917 - William was just 7 years old when in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

1956 - He was 46 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

1967 - At the age of 57 years old, William was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

1969 - In the year of William Adams's passing, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

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Obituary

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William Adams passed away on May 25, 1969 at 59 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was buried in Long Island National Cemetery Section 2W Site 4008, Farmingdale, Ny. He was born on April 11, 1910. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships.

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