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William R Temple (1924 - 1999)

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William R Temple
1924 - 1999
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May 19, 1924
Death
February 7, 1999
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Hyannis, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 02601
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William R Temple was born on May 19, 1924. He died on February 7, 1999 at 74 years old. We know that William R Temple had been residing in Hyannis, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 02601.
Updated: October 3, 2011
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William R Temple died on February 7, 1999 at 74 years old. He was buried in Massachusetts National Cemetery Section 25 Site 471, Bourne, Massachusetts . He was born on May 19, 1924. We are unaware of information about William's family. We know that William R Temple had been residing in Hyannis, Barnstable County, Massachusetts 02601.
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In 1924, in the year that William R Temple was born, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1931, at the age of merely 7 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.

In 1943, he was 19 years old when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1951, he was 27 years old when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1966, at the age of 42 years old, William was alive when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

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