William Herndon (1912 - 1979)

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William Herndon
1912 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
William Herndon was born on January 13, 1912. He died in December 1979 at 67 years of age. We know that William Herndon had been residing in Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33012.


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William Herndon passed away in December 1979 at 67 years of age. He was born on January 13, 1912. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships. We know that William Herndon had been residing in Hialeah, Miami-Dade County, Florida 33012.
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In 1912, in the year that William Herndon was born, in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

In 1939, he was 27 years old when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1949, he was 37 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1958, William was 46 years old when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1979, in the year of William Herndon's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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William F Herndon
Born: around 1927
Mississippi, United States
William B Herndon
Born: around 1927
Georgia, United States
William H Herndon
Born: around 1917
Florida, United States
William F Herndon
Born: around 1925
Florida, United States
William Herndon
Born: around 1926
New York, United States
William J Herndon
Born: around 1918
New York, United States
William M Herndon
Born: around 1908
Oklahoma, United States
William R Herndon
Born: around 1921
California, United States
William M v Herndon
Born: around 1925
California, United States
William R Herndon
Born: around 1926
Oklahoma, United States
William L Herndon
Born: around 1923
Texas, United States
William D Herndon
Born: around 1929
North Carolina, United States
William M Herndon
Born: around 1926
Iowa, United States
William D Herndon
Born: around 1925
Kansas, United States
William S Herndon
Born: around 1902
Missouri, United States
William H Herndon
Born: around 1921
United States
William P Herndon
Born: around 1906
United States
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Born: around 1906
United States

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Nov 23, 1905 - May 1978
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May 18, 1912 - March 1974
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May 2, 1891 - May 1975
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Jan 11, 1905 - May 25, 1988
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Doris M Herndon
Feb 2, 1915 - Oct 4, 1992
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Dewey Herndon
Apr 10, 1914 - Oct 23, 1993
Fort Pierce, FL
Willie Herndon
Apr 25, 1900 - June 1982
Jacksonville, Florida
Wesley Herndon
Apr 15, 1893 - March 1972
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Myrtle Herndon
Jan 29, 1913 - October 1978
Ralph A Herndon
May 1, 1924 - Apr 27, 2004
Jacksonville, FL
Marie Herndon
Aug 24, 1904 - June 1987
Tallahassee, Florida
Melvin Ralph Herndon
Aug 31, 1953 - Oct 12, 2010
Okeechobee, Florida
Dorie Herndon
Oct 22, 1910 - May 1987
Sebring, Florida
Mattie Fra N Herndon
Oct 19, 1920 - Nov 16, 2001
Zephyrhills, FL
Carrie Herndon
Aug 8, 1905 - December 1980
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Harmon W Herndon
Jul 15, 1896 - Feb 3, 1989
Eustis, FL
Sarah Herndon
Mar 10, 1908 - July 1985
Sanford, Florida
William F Herndon
Dec 16, 1925 - Jul 5, 2011
Atlanta, GA
Thomas M Herndon
Apr 13, 1956 - Aug 7, 1998
Tampa, FL
Eloise Herndon
Aug 7, 1928 - Dec 29, 2000
Tampa, FL

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