William R Gorham (1921 - 1994)

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William R Gorham
1921 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
William R Gorham was born on July 8, 1921. He died on January 26, 1994 at age 72. We know that William R Gorham had been residing in Canton, Wayne County, Michigan 48187.


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William R Gorham died on January 26, 1994 at age 72. He was born on July 8, 1921. There is no information about William's immediate family. We know that William R Gorham had been residing in Canton, Wayne County, Michigan 48187.
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1921 - 1994 World Events

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In 1921, in the year that William R Gorham was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1964, he was 43 years old when on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1977, William was 56 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.

In 1984, by the time he was 63 years old, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

In 1994, in the year of William R Gorham's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Jun 17, 1921 - December 1973
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Oct 10, 1922 - December 1974
Stella J Gorham
Sep 17, 1918 - Jun 12, 2010
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Ethel I Gorham
Jul 28, 1912 - February 1993
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Edward W Gorham
Dec 11, 1927 - Jun 8, 1991
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May 16, 1926 - Sep 19, 2009
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Arwin Gorham
Sep 20, 1927 - May 1969
Doris Gorham
Sep 3, 1927 - April 1987
Michael L Gorham
Dec 26, 1946 - Mar 10, 2006
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Mar 5, 1901 - Mar 30, 1992
Vern Gorham
May 20, 1898 - May 1966
Flint, Michigan
Josephine L Gorham
Jun 10, 1922 - Dec 1, 2006
Margaret Gorham
Jul 16, 1914 - May 5, 2003
Berrien Springs, MI
Ethel M Gorham
Aug 15, 1917 - Oct 26, 2006
Niles, MI
Winifred Gorham
Oct 12, 1906 - Dec 26, 1993
Dowagiac, MI
Helen A Gorham
Oct 22, 1927 - May 4, 2008
Kalamazoo, MI
Florence Gorham
Jun 21, 1882 - December 1984
Battle Creek, Michigan

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