William Davis Creech (1909 - 2011)

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William Davis Creech
1909 - 2011
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July 11, 1909
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November 17, 2011
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William Davis Creech was born on July 11, 1909. He died on November 17, 2011 at 102 years of age.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Riverside National Cemetery Section 50 Site 3485 22495 Van Buren Boulevard, in Riverside, California 92518
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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: CWO4
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea

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William Davis Creech passed away on November 17, 2011 at 102 years old. He was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section 50 Site 3485, Riverside, California. He was born on July 11, 1909. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships.

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In 1909, in the year that William Davis Creech was born, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1925, William was 16 years old when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1945, William was 36 years old when on April 12th, Harry S. Truman sworn in as President of the United States at 7p in Washington, D.C. His first term lasted 3 years and 283 days - then he ran for re-election.

In 1986, he was 77 years old when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

In 1999, at the age of 90 years old, William was alive when on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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