William Marion Serra (1917 - 2000)

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Burial / Funeral

Tahoma National Cemetery
Section 5 Site 857,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Last Known Residence

Renton, King County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea

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Marion

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1917 - In the year that William Marion Serra was born, Dutch exotic dancer Mata Hari was convicted and executed as a German spy. Since Mata Hari, born Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod, was a citizen of the Netherlands (which remained neutral in World War 1), she could travel freely in Europe. Her travels (and her romantic entanglements) raised suspicion and she was arrested by the French and found guilty. There is still controversy about her guilt although her name has become synonymous with a seductive female spy.

1934 - William was 17 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

1955 - By the time he was 38 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

1966 - He was 49 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

1977 - He was 60 years old when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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William Marion Serra died on March 2, 2000 at age 82. There is no listed cause of death. He was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section 5 Site 857, Kent, Wa. He was born on September 27, 1917. We are unaware of information about William's immediate family. We know that William Marion Serra had been residing in Renton, King County, Washington.

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