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William J Clancy (1911 - 1977)

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William J Clancy
1911 - 1977
Born
September 20, 1911
Death
May 1977
Last Known Residence
Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire 03820
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William J Clancy of Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire was born on September 20, 1911, and died at age 65 years old in May 1977.
Updated: August 10, 2022
Biography ID: 2898533

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Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire 03820
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September 20, 1911
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Strafford County, New Hampshire United States

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Grammar School

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Military serial#: 31107497 Enlisted: April 4, 1942 in Manchester New Hampshire Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men) Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law
May 1977
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William Clancy passed away at age 65 years old in May 1977. William J Clancy of Dover, Strafford County, New Hampshire was born on September 20, 1911.

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William J Clancy lived 6 years shorter than the average Clancy family member when he died at the age of 65.
The average age of a Clancy family member is 71.
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1911 - 1977 World Events

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In 1911, in the year that William J Clancy was born, the Triangle Shirtwaist fire occurred, one of the deadliest industrial disasters in U.S. history. 146 workers (123 women and 23 men, many of them recent Jewish and Italian immigrants) died from the fire or by jumping to escape the fire and smoke. The garment factory was on the 8th, 9th, and 10th floors of a building in Greenwich Village in Manhattan. Doors to stairwells and exits had been locked in order to prevent workers from taking unauthorized breaks and to prevent theft, so they couldn't escape by normal means when the fire broke out. Due to the disaster, legislation was passed to protect sweatshop workers.

In 1947, William was 36 years old when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1956, by the time he was 45 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1962, by the time he was 51 years old, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

In 1977, in the year of William J Clancy's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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