William J Rabb (1923 - 1993)

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William J Rabb
1923 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
William J Rabb was born on September 23, 1923. He died on May 21, 1993 at age 69. We know that William J Rabb had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.

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William J Rabb died on May 21, 1993 at 69 years of age. He was born on September 23, 1923. We are unaware of information about William's surviving family. We know that William J Rabb had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida.
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1923 - 1993 World Events

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In 1923, in the year that William J Rabb was born, on August 2, President Warren G. Harding died in office, apparently of a heart attack. He was staying at the Palace Hotel in San Francisco after completing a nationwide tour. Suffering from cramps, indigestion, a fever and shortness of breath, his doctor thought he had food poisoning. After several days of being ill, he suddenly shuddered, slumped over, and died. There were rumors of foul play (some thought that his wife had poisoned him because of his affairs) but no evidence has ever been found.

In 1931, when he was only 8 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1957, when he was 34 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1988, William was 65 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1993, in the year of William J Rabb's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Born: around 1898
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Born: around 1923
Alabama, United States
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Born: around 1905
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Pennsylvania, United States
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Texas, United States
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TX
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TX
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Born: around 1944
TX
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Born: around 1944
TX
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Born: around 1967
TX
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TX
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Ola M Rabb
Oct 18, 1928 - Jul 9, 1992
Atmore, AL
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Nov 25, 1906 - Sep 29, 1996
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Carita M Rabb
Jan 22, 1896 - Jun 15, 1966
Jacksonville, FL
Esther v Rabb
Feb 24, 1899 - Jun 5, 1989
Boston, MA
Gladys Rabb
Dec 25, 1922 - Feb 28, 2009
Raleigh, NC
Debra Ann Rabb
Jan 18, 1955 - Mar 25, 2009
Atmore, Florida
Felder Rabb
Apr 6, 1902 - November 1980
Jacksonville, Florida
Jonathan Rabb
Oct 12, 1885 - September 1971
Chattahoochee, Florida
Margaret M Rabb
Jun 23, 1913 - May 14, 2002
Jacksonville, FL
Bessie N Rabb
Oct 25, 1897 - Jul 25, 1994
Dade City, FL
Minnie Rabb
Apr 5, 1901 - July 1977
Tampa, Florida
James E Rabb
Aug 29, 1896 - Nov 15, 1973
Jacksonville, FL
William L Rabb
Jan 22, 1951 - Apr 2, 1998
John Rabb
Dec 9, 1894 - February 1979
Dade City, Florida
Willie Rabb
Apr 4, 1897 - September 1977
Jacksonville, Florida
Warren Rabb
Jul 4, 1882 - November 1975
Bay Minette, Alabama
Robert Rabb
Oct 23, 1962 - Dec 9, 1993
Pensacola, FL
James Rabb
Jan 2, 1886 - November 1963
Florida
Henry Rabb
Nov 17, 1891 - March 1976
Florida
Robert Rabb
Nov 7, 1924 - June 1986
Tampa, Florida

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Sep 9, 1919 - December 1965
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Mar 9, 1890 - June 1965
Florida
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Dec 27, 1899 - August 1981
Atlantic Beach, Florida
Michael Pietrasanta
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Jacksonville, FL
James R Sargent
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Ocoee, FL
James T Shuman
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Tommie Pertee
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Miami, FL
Jasper Wilson
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Ida Robinson
Aug 31, 1919 - June 1987
Jacksonville, Florida
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Oct 31, 1915 - Oct 7, 2006
Jacksonville, FL
Marcus Moremen
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Robert T Powers
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