William H Darwin (1922 - 1974)

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William H Darwin
1922 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
William H Darwin was born on October 18, 1922. He died on October 8, 1974 at 51 years old.


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Beaufort National Cemetery Section 33 Site 57, 1601 Boundary Street, in Beaufort, South Carolina



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William H Darwin passed away on October 8, 1974 at age 51. He was buried in Beaufort National Cemetery Section 33 Site 57, Beaufort, South Carolina. He was born on October 18, 1922. We are unaware of information about William's family.
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In 1922, in the year that William H Darwin was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1933, by the time he was only 11 years old, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1945, at the age of 23 years old, William was alive when on April 12th, President Franklin D. Roosevelt died of a cerebral hemorrhage in Warm Springs, Georgia. At 1p, he was sitting for a portrait when he complained that he had a "terrific pain" in the back of his head and collapsed. A doctor was summoned and the doctor gave him a shot of adrenaline into his heart. It didn't help and he was pronounced dead at 3:30 p.m. A slow moving train took him back to Washington D.C. while thousands of mourners lined the tracks. He was buried at his home in Hyde Park, New York.

In 1964, by the time he was 42 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1974, in the year of William H Darwin's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Jan 18, 1924 - Mar 8, 1997
Douglas, GA
Rubye M Darwin
Jan 21, 1922 - Jun 1, 2005
Blackshear, GA
Irene P Darwin
Nov 22, 1902 - Feb 12, 1996
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Roy W Darwin
Jul 6, 1925 - Jun 1, 2008
Chapel Hill, NC
Eleanor L Darwin
Feb 11, 1924 - Nov 15, 1990
Ruby Nell Darwin
Mar 12, 1931 - Jul 7, 2010
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Kathleen Darwin
Feb 27, 1919 - May 11, 2007
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Vonda K Darwin
Sep 19, 1952 - Jan 18, 1989
Christina Darwin
Dec 3, 1946 - January 1975
Michael T Darwin
Jan 7, 1962 - Jul 11, 1995
Bronson, FL
James Darwin
May 2, 1959 - February 1975
Bronson, Florida
Arthur Darwin
Dec 17, 1878 - June 1977
Ruby M Darwin
Sep 3, 1926 - Sep 14, 2002
Everglades City, FL
David Darwin
Nov 1, 1947 - March 1984
Pearl L Darwin
Dec 23, 1918 - Aug 9, 2004
Mansfield, TX

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Anthony Jones
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Rebecca Fairey
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