William B Duncan (1914 - 1997)

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William B Duncan
1914 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
William B Duncan was born on June 28, 1914. He died on December 10, 1997 at 83 years old. We know that William B Duncan had been residing in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida 33764.


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William B Duncan passed away on December 10, 1997 at 83 years of age. He was born on June 28, 1914. There is no information about William's surviving family. We know that William B Duncan had been residing in Clearwater, Pinellas County, Florida 33764.
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In 1914, in the year that William B Duncan was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1954, he was 40 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1972, he was 58 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1988, he was 74 years old when on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1997, in the year of William B Duncan's passing, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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William James Duncan
1884 - Nov 22, 1952
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William Wesley Duncan
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William Lee "Bill" Duncan
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Rev. William Arthur Duncan
Oct 21, 1924 - Sep 4, 1985
William David Duncan
Nov 11, 1981 - Jul 3, 1993
William Wesley Duncan
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William Kenly Duncan
Aug 23, 1931 - Apr 5, 1965
William White Duncan
around 1904 - Mar 14, 1941
William Walter Duncan
around 1920 - Feb 16, 1944
William Todd Duncan
Died: Nov 11, 1940
William Thomas Duncan
around 1884 - Mar 27, 1920
William Purvis Duncan
around 1914 - May 19, 1943
William Proctor Duncan
around 1885 - Nov 13, 1916
William Oscar Duncan
around 1890 - Apr 11, 1918
William Munro Duncan
around 1893 - Jul 15, 1918
William Maurice Duncan
around 1924 - Jul 8, 1944
William John Duncan
around 1897 - Feb 27, 1917

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Don Duncan
Aug 21, 1921 - May 1985
Bellevue, Michigan
Charles Duncan
Mar 1, 1891 - November 1963
Lavoisa Duncan
Oct 23, 1899 - March 1980
Detroit, Michigan
Elizabeth Duncan
Feb 19, 1882 - September 1978
Dearborn Heights, Michigan
Helen Duncan
Mar 23, 1901 - April 1981
Riverdale, Georgia
Nick Duncan
Mar 17, 1924 - Mar 4, 1997
Redford, MI
Atea Duncan
Jun 23, 1924 - April 1981
Lottie Duncan
Feb 4, 1885 - October 1970
Mayville, Michigan
Richard Duncan
Aug 5, 1924 - August 1982
Forbes C Duncan
Sep 20, 1921 - Dec 28, 1989
New Haven, MI
Mabel Duncan
Apr 30, 1887 - March 1969
Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan
Olive M Duncan
Sep 3, 1896 - Jun 17, 1987
Long Beach, CA
Hattie Duncan
Oct 7, 1895 - November 1984
Detroit, Michigan
Ruth E Duncan
Oct 11, 1914 - Aug 23, 2006
Saint Clair Shores, MI
Jack S Duncan
May 2, 1924 - Feb 18, 1994
Arlington, TX
Erma L Duncan
Nov 25, 1931 - Nov 12, 1993
Granger, IN
Evelyn J Duncan
Dec 29, 1931 - Apr 5, 2008
Kingman, Arizona
Patricia A Duncan
Feb 1, 1932 - Apr 19, 2000
East Lansing, MI
Shirley M Duncan
May 14, 1932 - Feb 3, 2009
Lostant, IL
William W Duncan
May 17, 1932 - Jan 4, 2011
Albion, MI

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Sep 5, 1922 - Jul 6, 2008
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Julia A Saelens
Feb 8, 1917 - Apr 19, 1998
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Jul 10, 1917 - Oct 31, 2008
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Roseville, MI
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