William Eugene Gilyeat (1942 - 2010)

William Eugene Gilyeat
1942 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
William Eugene Gilyeat was born on April 12, 1942. He died on June 6, 2010 at 68 years old. We know that William Eugene Gilyeat had been residing in Kennewick, Benton County, Washington 99336.
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William Eugene Gilyeat passed away on June 6, 2010 at 68 years of age. He was born on April 12, 1942. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships. We know that William Eugene Gilyeat had been residing in Kennewick, Benton County, Washington 99336.
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In 1942, in the year that William Eugene Gilyeat was born, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1955, at the age of just 13 years old, William was alive when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1970, he was 28 years old when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

In 1983, by the time he was 41 years old, "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.

In 1995, he was 53 years old when on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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