William G Baldwin (1919 - 2005)

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West Jefferson, Ashe County, North Carolina

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Prineville OR schoolgirls

Frances A Baldwin

Frances A Baldwin

Eliza Ann (Cook) Baldwin

Eliza Ann (Cook) Baldwin

Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler

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Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler

Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler

Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler

Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler

Eliza Ann (Cook) Baldwin

Eliza Ann (Cook) Baldwin

Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler

Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler

Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler

Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler

Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler

Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler

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Alice Sophia (Baldwin) Windeler Charles Orville Baldwin Enza Baldwin Prineville OR schoolgirls

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1919 - In the year that William G Baldwin was born, in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

1929 - When he was only 10 years old, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

1941 - William was 22 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

1952 - By the time he was 33 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

1971 - William was 52 years old when in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

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William G Baldwin died on November 10, 2005 at 86 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on August 29, 1919. We are unaware of information about William's family. We know that William G Baldwin had been residing in West Jefferson, Ashe County, North Carolina.

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