William Elsey (1892 - 1965)

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William Elsey
1892 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
William Elsey was born on October 22, 1892. He died in July 1965 at 72 years of age. We know that William Elsey had been residing in Washington 98016.

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William Elsey passed away in July 1965 at 72 years of age. He was born on October 22, 1892. There is no information about William's immediate family. We know that William Elsey had been residing in Washington 98016.
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In 1892, in the year that William Elsey was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1933, when he was 41 years old, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1942, when he was 50 years old, from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1957, by the time he was 65 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1965, in the year of William Elsey's passing, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

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William Oscar Elsey
around 1925 - Jan 12, 1946
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around 1897 - Aug 11, 1918
William J Elsey
Born: around 1917
New Jersey, United States
William H Elsey
Born: around 1903
California, United States
William W Elsey
Born: around 1926
Missouri, United States
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1869 - 1945
Marysborough, Australia
William George Ward Elsey
1885 - 1887
Collingwood, Australia
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Australia
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around 1877 - Jul 25, 1936
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around 1863 - Jan 6, 1892
William E. Elsey
Born: around 1963
TX
William C. Elsey
Born: around 1954
TX
William T Elsey
Apr 29, 1928 - Dec 30, 2008
Cartersville, GA
William H Elsey
Dec 1, 1903 - Mar 15, 1975
Los Angeles, CA

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Debra J Elsey
Jun 9, 1962 - Dec 10, 2009
Stanwood, WA
Meryle Elsey
Oct 24, 1921 - October 1984
Auburn, Washington
Howard Elsey
Oct 24, 1881 - December 1963
Washington
John Elsey
Dec 3, 1930 - January 1974
Guy Elsey
Sep 12, 1891 - January 1967
Seattle, Washington
Charles Elsey
Nov 22, 1885 - August 1979
Seattle, Washington
Peggy A Elsey
Jul 28, 1933 - Aug 16, 2006
Lebanon, OR
Clyde W Elsey
Aug 9, 1925 - Aug 27, 1989
Nespelem, WA
Ray Lynn Elsey
Sep 7, 1949 - Feb 27, 2008
Oregon
Steven L Elsey
May 29, 1952 - Mar 13, 2003
Augusta, GA
John Elsey
Feb 14, 1902 - June 1976
Portland, Oregon
Quentin B Elsey
Oct 23, 1922 - May 1994
Torrance, CA
Buckner Elsey
Feb 29, 1896 - December 1983
Portland, Oregon
Lazelda Elsey
Sep 4, 1914 - Nov 17, 2006
Nespelem, WA
Ray Elmo Elsey
Aug 21, 1921 - Feb 28, 2002
Portland, OR
Roger C Elsey
Jul 13, 1928 - Mar 23, 2002
Bellingham, WA
Cora Elsey
Nov 2, 1907 - March 1987
Los Angeles, California
Ronald L Elsey
Aug 12, 1931 - Jan 6, 2003
Lebanon, OR
Joe T Elsey
Jan 2, 1921 - Nov 26, 2009
Dixie, WA
Ronald M Elsey
Mar 14, 1935 - Jan 17, 2007
Westport, WA

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Aug 26, 1906 - September 1979
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Seattle, WA
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Apr 14, 1900 - Jul 10, 1988
Cathlamet, WA
James Poole
Aug 25, 1902 - August 1979
Mill City, Oregon
Henry E Delplanche
Jan 21, 1910 - Oct 5, 1991
Charles D Parker
Sep 22, 1909 - Jan 20, 1993
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Jul 5, 1915 - Dec 14, 2007
Troutdale, Oregon
Charles E Dewalt
Aug 2, 1895 - Feb 8, 1988
Ashland, OR
Conrad Duvall
Dec 31, 1896 - January 1967
Anaconda, Montana
Oscar Smith
Mar 1, 1917 - October 1986
Springfield, Oregon
Omar Bishop
Sep 8, 1913 - July 1950
Lillie Loman
Dec 2, 1894 - May 1979
Aberdeen, Washington
Donald Mills
Jul 22, 1910 - September 1955
Ray J Mills
Sep 5, 1915 - Oct 28, 2006
Lyle, WA
Edward F Labolle
Sep 19, 1917 - Jul 9, 2005
Seattle, WA
George Anderson
May 2, 1879 - July 1965
Vancouver, Washington
Verta M Buren
Sep 29, 1918 - Apr 4, 2005
Olympia, WA
Lela E Cavanaugh
May 9, 1903 - May 5, 1991
Seattle, WA
Robe H Gordon
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Lakebay, WA
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