William Nurse (1890 - 1975)

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William Nurse
1890 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
William Nurse was born on December 15, 1890. He died in January 1975 at 84 years of age. We know that William Nurse had been residing in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma 74106.


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William Nurse passed away in January 1975 at age 84. He was born on December 15, 1890. There is no information about William's family or relationships. We know that William Nurse had been residing in Tulsa, Tulsa County, Oklahoma 74106.
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In 1890, in the year that William Nurse was born, on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

In 1906, William was 16 years old when English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

In 1947, by the time he was 57 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1955, when he was 65 years old, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1975, in the year of William Nurse's passing, 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.

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May 13, 1903 - September 1986
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Houston, Texas
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Apr 15, 1907 - January 1980
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Pearlie Nurse
Jun 15, 1904 - May 30, 2000
Houston, TX
Arthur L Nurse
Sep 11, 1901 - Apr 18, 1990
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May 17, 1887 - April 1985
Port Arthur, Texas
Ernest Nurse
May 10, 1892 - May 1975
Port Arthur, Texas
Jesse Nurse
Apr 13, 1893 - April 1941
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Aug 22, 1936 - Oct 5, 1986
Claudia M Nurse
Sep 10, 1911 - Apr 17, 1999
Seminole, OK
Patrina J Nurse
Jan 7, 1970 - Apr 16, 2000
Houston, TX
Jeanett M Nurse
Dec 3, 1899 - Aug 8, 1997
Port Arthur, TX
Clifton Nurse
May 29, 1923 - Nov 17, 1996
Port Arthur, TX
Mildred M Nurse
Aug 1, 1920 - Dec 4, 2001
Villa Park, IL
Greta Nurse
May 29, 1894 - December 1978
Denison, Iowa
Clara Nurse
May 11, 1892 - October 1977
Carroll, Iowa
Christopher Britt Nurse
Oct 30, 1971 - Sep 6, 2008
Kenneth Nurse
Dec 13, 1918 - Aug 8, 2008
Spencer, IA
Robert Nurse
May 12, 1908 - June 1970

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William Grube
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Geuda Springs, KS
Louis E Mccammon
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Pablo Martinez
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John H Berryhill
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General Browning
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