William Mcdaniel (1912 - 1974)

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William Mcdaniel
1912 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
William Mcdaniel was born on April 1, 1912. He died in March 1974 at 61 years of age. We know that William Mcdaniel had been residing in Thomaston, Upson County, Georgia 30286.


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William Mcdaniel died in March 1974 at age 61. He was born on April 1, 1912. We are unaware of information about William's family. We know that William Mcdaniel had been residing in Thomaston, Upson County, Georgia 30286.
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In 1912, in the year that William Mcdaniel was born, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1925, he was just 13 years old when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1931, William was 19 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

In 1948, he was 36 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1974, in the year of William Mcdaniel's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Alabama, United States
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Born: around 1927
Florida, United States
William H McDaniel
Born: around 1927
Alabama, United States
William C McDaniel
Born: around 1927
Alabama, United States
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Born: around 1917
Georgia, United States
William A McDaniel
Born: around 1917
Tennessee, United States
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Born: around 1916
Alabama, United States
William R McDaniel
Born: around 1926
Georgia, United States
William H McDaniel
Born: around 1924
North Carolina, United States
William R Jr Mcdaniel
Born: around 1926
New York, United States
William McDaniel
Born: around 1926
New York, United States
William B McDaniel
Born: around 1913
Nevada, United States
William R McDaniel
Born: around 1921
Idaho, United States
William E McDaniel
Born: around 1913
Nevada, United States
William H McDaniel
Born: around 1913
California, United States
William L McDaniel
Born: around 1924
California, United States
William H Jr McDaniel
Born: around 1927
Oregon, United States
William H McDaniel
Born: around 1919
Washington, United States

Other McDaniels

Obie Mcdaniel
Jul 15, 1910 - Jan 13, 2001
Decatur, GA
Ned Mcdaniel
Mar 10, 1908 - April 1984
Jackson, Georgia
Hershall Mcdaniel
Nov 21, 1895 - October 1980
E Mcdaniel
Aug 20, 1904 - December 1978
Bethlehem, Georgia
Vera M Mcdaniel
Apr 17, 1912 - Mar 1, 2007
Bethlehem, GA
Chester Mcdaniel
May 1, 1922 - August 1975
David L Mcdaniel
Jun 2, 1963 - Feb 1, 1999
Thomaston, GA
William S Mcdaniel
Jun 29, 1926 - Apr 18, 1988
Acworth, GA
Lewis C Mcdaniel
Sep 10, 1915 - July 1989
Claud Mcdaniel
Mar 31, 1892 - January 1973
Atlanta, Georgia
Mary M Mcdaniel
Oct 7, 1923 - Dec 21, 1995
Winder, GA
Charles L Mcdaniel
Jan 15, 1928 - Mar 4, 2009
Atlanta, GA
Thomas Mcdaniel
Nov 22, 1916 - November 1976
Elizabeth A Mcdaniel
Mar 28, 1924 - Apr 3, 2006
Stone Mountain, GA
Willis Mcdaniel
Apr 5, 1909 - February 1980
Monroe, Georgia
Leila M Mcdaniel
Apr 10, 1925 - May 2, 2003
Bronx, NY
John Mcdaniel
Oct 29, 1922 - April 1980
Ira Mcdaniel
Jul 13, 1889 - November 1970
Ringgold, Georgia
Beatrice Mcdaniel
Jan 18, 1923 - October 1978
Thelma Mcdaniel
Sep 16, 1913 - Sep 1, 2002
Fort Oglethorpe, GA

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Oct 17, 1899 - January 1975
Molena, Georgia
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Oct 5, 1908 - Feb 15, 1994
Griffin, GA
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Sep 27, 1922 - December 1964
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Jan 27, 1916 - Nov 25, 1994
Citrus Heights, CA
Maxine A Potts
Sep 10, 1926 - Mar 15, 2000
Forsyth, GA
Zebidee Harris
Jan 1, 1917 - April 1969
James Gilbert
Oct 2, 1914 - September 1981
Molena, Georgia
Eddie B Coe
Jun 25, 1920 - Oct 27, 1990
Richard Collins
Dec 14, 1913 - April 1964
Anne H Plowden
Jan 7, 1925 - Sep 8, 1991
Griffin, GA
J T Ward
Mar 9, 1921 - May 1971
Haves Smallwood
Jun 4, 1925 - October 1975
Hushel Hurst
Oct 2, 1911 - November 1982
Macon, Georgia
Juanita v Peten
Sep 13, 1921 - Oct 13, 2001
Glendale, AZ
Willie Lowery
Jul 2, 1908 - March 1958
Mary Matthews
Nov 2, 1917 - November 1979
Byron, Georgia
Fronis G Bloodworth
May 14, 1908 - Jun 2, 1997
Milledgeville, GA
Eddie Simpson
Sep 17, 1904 - March 1978
Hardwick, Georgia
James Murphy
Jun 9, 1923 - April 1987
Griffin, Georgia
Henry Pitts
Feb 28, 1919 - May 1977
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