William Nelson

(1933 - 1997)

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William Nelson
1933 - 1997
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June 15, 1933
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November 26, 1997
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West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida 33407
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William Nelson was born on June 15, 1933. He died on November 26, 1997 at 64 years old. We know that William Nelson had been residing in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida 33407.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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William Nelson passed away on November 26, 1997 at age 64. He was born on June 15, 1933. There is no information about William's family or relationships. We know that William Nelson had been residing in West Palm Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida 33407.

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In 1933, in the year that William Nelson was born, on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1969, he was 36 years old when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1974, William was 41 years old when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1980, at the age of 47 years old, William was alive when on December 8th, ex-Beatle John Lennon was shot and killed by Mark David Chapman in front of his home - the Dakota - in New York City. Chapman was found guilty of murder and still remains in jail.

In 1997, in the year of William Nelson's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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