William Beseau (1910 - 1974)

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William Beseau
1910 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
William Beseau was born on April 25, 1910. He died in February 1974 at 63 years old. We know that William Beseau had been residing in Victoria, Victoria County, Texas 77901.


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William Beseau passed away in February 1974 at 63 years old. He was born on April 25, 1910. We have no information about William's immediate family. We know that William Beseau had been residing in Victoria, Victoria County, Texas 77901.
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In 1910, in the year that William Beseau was born, the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

In 1924, William was only 14 years old when on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1946, he was 36 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1965, by the time he was 55 years old, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1974, in the year of William Beseau's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Jun 21, 1927 - Nov 16, 2003
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Born: around 1928
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Born: around 1963
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Born: around 1964
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Donald C Beseau
Born: around 1916
Wisconsin, United States
Andrew J Beseau
Born: around 1920
Wisconsin, United States
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Born: around 1905
Wisconsin, United States
Austin R Beseau
Born: around 1899
Colorado, United States

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