William B Leggett (1904 - 1994)

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William B Leggett
1904 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
William B Leggett was born on June 13, 1904. He died on October 11, 1994 at 90 years of age. We know that William B Leggett had been residing in Monticello, Drew County, Arkansas 71655.


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William B Leggett died on October 11, 1994 at 90 years of age. He was born on June 13, 1904. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships. We know that William B Leggett had been residing in Monticello, Drew County, Arkansas 71655.
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1904 - 1994 World Events

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In 1904, in the year that William B Leggett was born, the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1937, William was 33 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1968, he was 64 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1975, William was 71 years old when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1994, in the year of William B Leggett's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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Other William Leggetts

William Thomas Leggett
around 1891 - Oct 14, 1914
William Stephen Leggett
around 1893 - Jun 16, 1915
William R. Leggett
Died: Mar 25, 1918
William Herbert Leggett
around 1926 - May 4, 1944
William Leggett
around 1883 - Apr 23, 1915
William B Leggett
Born: around 1910
Pennsylvania, United States
William F Jr Leggett
Born: around 1922
North Carolina, United States
William D Leggett
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
William v Leggett
Born: around 1926
North Carolina, United States
William S Leggett
Born: around 1911
New Jersey, United States
William L Leggett
Born: around 1914
New York, United States
William A Leggett
Born: around 1902
California, United States
William R Leggett
Born: around 1917
Texas, United States
William A Leggett
Born: around 1924
Texas, United States
William H Leggett
Born: around 1925
Florida, United States
William L Leggett
Born: around 1925
Georgia, United States
William J Leggett
Born: around 1921
Georgia, United States
William L Leggett
Born: around 1923
North Carolina, United States
William H Leggett
Born: around 1923
Florida, United States
William E Leggett
Born: around 1918
North Carolina, United States

Other Leggetts

Katie M Leggett
Nov 20, 1916 - Aug 21, 2011
Medina, TN
Debra J Leggett
Aug 24, 1953 - Dec 22, 2005
Benton, AR
Mitchell S Leggett
Mar 10, 1955 - Mar 6, 1998
Lona Leggett
Aug 20, 1906 - June 1981
Smackover, Arkansas
Robert Leggett
Jan 25, 1921 - April 1986
Tallahassee, Florida
Robert Leggett
Nov 1, 1917 - March 1975
Thomas W Leggett
Oct 6, 1922 - Jun 10, 2007
Memphis, TN
Charles P Leggett
Nov 6, 1929 - May 27, 1982
William E Leggett
Jul 26, 1927 - Oct 25, 1999
Russellville, AR
B L Leggett
Jun 16, 1935 - Sep 15, 1995
Cotton Plant, AR
Johnny Leggett
Aug 22, 1924 - Feb 22, 1993
Helena, AR
Lyle E Leggett
Oct 2, 1937 - Jul 15, 2000
Cotton Plant, AR
Nettie Leggett
Apr 22, 1884 - January 1970
Pearl Leggett
Dec 12, 1885 - November 1984
Searcy, Arkansas
Fred Leggett
Oct 29, 1912 - June 1979
Little Rock, Arkansas
Oscar Leggett
Apr 25, 1913 - May 1968
Greenwood Springs, Mississippi
Charley C Leggett
Feb 28, 1914 - Aug 23, 1993
Longview, TX
James Leggett
Nov 7, 1881 - September 1969
Camden, Arkansas
Henry F Leggett
Mar 4, 1919 - Feb 6, 1988
Mount Clemens, MI
Edna Leggett
Dec 5, 1908 - May 4, 1998
Wellington, KS

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Ray Pierce
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Watt Jennings
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Julian A Gannaway
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Clara G Beard
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Doyle Copeland
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Edgar M Burke
May 7, 1908 - Jun 15, 2000
Monticello, AR
Howard L Jackson
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