William Eppes (1916 - 1972)

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William Eppes
1916 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
William Eppes was born on January 1, 1916. He died in January 1972 at age 56.


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William Eppes passed away in January 1972 at 56 years old. He was born on January 1, 1916. We have no information about William's immediate family.
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In 1916, in the year that William Eppes was born, the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1939, William was 23 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1958, by the time he was 42 years old, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1963, when he was 47 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1972, in the year of William Eppes's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

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Tennessee, United States
William A Jr Eppes
Born: around 1921
Texas, United States
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Born: around 1948
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Oct 22, 1892 - July 1972
Corpus Christi, Texas

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Sep 11, 1889 - November 1980
San Augustine, Texas
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Jan 20, 1919 - July 1971
Marlin, Texas
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Jun 6, 1919 - July 1987
San Augustine, Texas
Mary L Eppes
Aug 11, 1939 - Oct 22, 2005
Edwin Eppes
Mar 23, 1921 - June 1979
Round Rock, Texas
Dorothy M Eppes
Mar 30, 1923 - Jul 8, 1999
Houston, TX
William Eppes
Oct 22, 1892 - July 1972
Corpus Christi, Texas
Paul G Eppes
Dec 19, 1927 - Jun 26, 2000
Driftwood, TX
Mollie Eppes
Dec 31, 1889 - November 1983
Llano, Texas
Emily M Eppes
Feb 19, 1927 - Jun 30, 2011
Wilmington, Delaware
Victor Eppes
Sep 29, 1912 - September 1984
Cleburne, Texas
Edward Eppes
Nov 12, 1922 - March 1966
Saint Louis, Missouri
Emma Eppes
May 20, 1909 - February 1982
Saint Louis, Missouri
Jesse Eppes
Jun 6, 1904 - January 1980
Saint Louis, Missouri
Glena B Eppes
Jul 3, 1907 - Apr 2, 1996
Saint Louis, MO
Eleanor A Eppes
Jun 24, 1913 - Dec 11, 1995
Saint Louis, MO
Nell Eppes
Mar 16, 1887 - March 1971
Saint Louis, Missouri
Edward Eppes
Aug 14, 1885 - July 1968
Arnold, Missouri
Buford W Eppes
May 29, 1911 - Sep 13, 1995
Saint Louis, MO
Catherine Eppes
Nov 27, 1883 - July 1971
Arnold, Missouri

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