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William Alpheus Montague (1910 - 1965)

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William Alpheus Montague
1910 - 1965
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December 6, 1910
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October 29, 1965
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William Alpheus Montague was born on December 6, 1910. He died on October 29, 1965 at age 54.
Updated: August 24, 2013
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William Alpheus Montague passed away on October 29, 1965 at 54 years old. He was buried in Beverly National Cemetery Section Y Site 1723B, Beverly, New Jersey . He was born on December 6, 1910. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships.
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In 1910, in the year that William Alpheus Montague was born, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1925, at the age of merely 15 years old, William was alive when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1941, William was 31 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1950, William was 40 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1965, in the year of William Alpheus Montague's passing, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

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