William F Burkey (1951 - 2008)

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William F Burkey
1951 - 2008
October 29, 1951
December 29, 2008
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Palmyra, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania 17078
William F Burkey was born on October 29, 1951. He died on December 29, 2008 at 57 years of age. We know that William F Burkey had been residing in Palmyra, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania 17078.
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Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Section 24-C Site 183 Rr2, Box 484 - Indiantown Gap Road, in Annville, Pennsylvania 17003
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William F Burkey died on December 29, 2008 at age 57. He was buried in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Section 24-C Site 183, Annville, Pennsylvania . He was born on October 29, 1951. We have no information about William's immediate family. We know that William F Burkey had been residing in Palmyra, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania 17078.

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In 1951, in the year that William F Burkey was born, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1967, when he was 16 years old, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1970, at the age of 19 years old, William was alive 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, when he was 32 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 1992, William was 41 years old when in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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