William Beverly Bowers (1911 - 2003)

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Birth

Death

Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

Riverside National Cemetery
Section 55A Site 2945,
22495 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, Ca

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Military Service

Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: SC1
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

Middle name

Beverly

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Gender

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1911 - In the year that William Beverly Bowers was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

1932 - At the age of 21 years old, William was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1936 - When he was 25 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1961 - When he was 50 years old, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

1982 - He was 71 years old when on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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William Beverly Bowers died on December 2, 2003 at 92 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section 55A Site 2945, Riverside, Ca. He was born on April 3, 1911. There is no information about William's family or relationships.

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