William C Danahey (1931 - 2002)

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William C Danahey
1931 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
William C Danahey was born on December 31, 1931. He died on January 12, 2002 at 70 years of age. We know that William C Danahey had been residing in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana 46805.


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William C Danahey died on January 12, 2002 at 70 years of age. He was born on December 31, 1931. We have no information about William's family or relationships. We know that William C Danahey had been residing in Fort Wayne, Allen County, Indiana 46805.
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In 1931, in the year that William C Danahey was born, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1947, he was 16 years old when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1959, he was 28 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1964, by the time he was 33 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1979, he was 48 years old when on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Blackstone, Massachusetts
Casey J. Danahey
Born: around 1976
Marcie L. (Webb) Danahey
Born: around 1976
James Arthur Danahey Jr
Born: around 1946
Karol (Mcnery) Danahey
Born: around 1948
Leo F. Danahey Jr
Born: around 1950
Anna L. (Furlow) Danahey
Born: around 1959
Brian P. Danahey
Born: around 1965
Kimberly D. (Bissette) Danahey
Born: around 1964
Sean M. Danahey
Born: around 1958
Suzanne (Winchoba) Danahey
Born: around 1960
Garrett Danahey
around 1861 - Mar 16, 1933
Nellie Danahey
around 1892 - Feb 2, 1935

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