William R Crisler (1883 - 1973)

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Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon

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1883 - In the year that William R Crisler was born, on February 28th, in Boston MA, the first vaudeville theater was opened by Benjamin Franklin Keith.

1931 - At the age of 48 years old, William was alive 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.

1932 - William was 49 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1972 - By the time he was 89 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

1973 - In the year of William R Crisler's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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William R Crisler died in February 1973 at 89 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on March 6, 1883. We are unaware of information about William's family. We know that William R Crisler had been residing in Portland, Multnomah County, Oregon.

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