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William L Carr (1926 - 2007)

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William L Carr
1926 - 2007
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January 17, 1926
Death
April 20, 2007
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Reedsville, Meigs County, Ohio 45772
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William L Carr was born on January 17, 1926. He died on April 20, 2007 at age 81. We know that William L Carr had been residing in Reedsville, Meigs County, Ohio 45772.
Updated: November 1, 2011
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William L Carr passed away on April 20, 2007 at 81 years old. He was born on January 17, 1926. We are unaware of information about William's family. We know that William L Carr had been residing in Reedsville, Meigs County, Ohio 45772.
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In 1926, in the year that William L Carr was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1944, William was 18 years old when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1965, by the time he was 39 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1975, he was 49 years old when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1987, William was 61 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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