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William H Lomax (1923 - 1996)

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William H Lomax
1923 - 1996
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March 28, 1923
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January 31, 1996
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Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60605
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William H Lomax was born on March 28, 1923. He died on January 31, 1996 at 72 years old. We know that William H Lomax had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60605.
Updated: November 1, 2011
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William H Lomax died on January 31, 1996 at 72 years old. He was born on March 28, 1923. We are unaware of information about William's family. We know that William H Lomax had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60605.
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In 1923, in the year that William H Lomax was born, the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

In 1946, William was 23 years old when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1965, William was 42 years old when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1987, by the time he was 64 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1996, in the year of William H Lomax's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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