William H Toenes (1917 - 2004)

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Florida National Cemetery
Section 322 Site 221,
6502 Sw. 102nd Ave., Bushnell, Fl

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Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida

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Branch of service: Us Army Air Forces
Rank attained: MSGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1917 - In the year that William H Toenes was born, the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

1927 - By the time he was only 10 years old, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

1939 - At the age of 22 years old, William was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

1969 - William was 52 years old when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

1996 - William was 79 years old when 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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William H Toenes died on June 28, 2004 at 86 years of age. There is no known cause of death for William. He was buried in Florida National Cemetery Section 322 Site 221, Bushnell, Fl. He was born on October 8, 1917. We are unaware of information about William's family. We know that William H Toenes had been residing in Tampa, Hillsborough County, Florida.

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