William Cowie (1893 - 1983)

William Cowie
1893 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
William Cowie was born on December 29, 1893. He died in June 1983 at 89 years old. We know that William Cowie had been residing in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California 93420.
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William Cowie died in June 1983 at age 89. He was born on December 29, 1893. There is no information about William's family or relationships. We know that William Cowie had been residing in Arroyo Grande, San Luis Obispo County, California 93420.
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In 1893, in the year that William Cowie was born, on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1901, he was merely 8 years old when Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1941, when he was 48 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1955, when he was 62 years old, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1983, in the year of William Cowie's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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Other William Cowies

Unknown - Sep 9, 1916
around 1895 - Mar 21, 1918
around 1894 - May 30, 1918
around 1917 - Jun 25, 1944
around 1885 - Oct 5, 1914
around 1917 - Jun 8, 1940
around 1924 - Mar 11, 1944
around 1916 - Feb 3, 1941
around 1904 - Dec 23, 1940
around 1912 - Oct 29, 1944
around 1891 - Apr 12, 1918
Unknown - Oct 26, 1917
around 1894 - Sep 20, 1917
around 1880 - Sep 25, 1915
Unknown - Jul 9, 1916
around 1899 - May 6, 1920
around 1892 - Oct 27, 1914
around 1895 - Oct 23, 1916
around 1884 - Jan 2, 1917
Unknown - Sep 28, 1916

Other Cowies

around 1977 - Unknown
around 1979 - Unknown
around 1976 - Unknown
around 1978 - Unknown
around 1959 - Unknown
around 1967 - Unknown
around 1984 - Unknown
around 1987 - Unknown
around 1971 - Unknown
around 1973 - Unknown
around 1975 - Unknown
around 1975 - Unknown
around 1983 - Unknown
around 1982 - Unknown
around 1981 - Unknown
around 1985 - Unknown
around 1984 - Unknown
around 1984 - Unknown
around 1943 - Unknown
around 1938 - Unknown

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May 9, 1884 - February 1966
Jul 5, 1902 - Mar 13, 1988
Oct 17, 1907 - May 28, 1992
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