William S Deveny (1903 - 1991)

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William S Deveny
1903 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
William S Deveny was born on November 13, 1903. He died on December 30, 1991 at 88 years of age. We know that William S Deveny had been residing in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska 68114.


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William S Deveny died on December 30, 1991 at 88 years old. He was born on November 13, 1903. There is no information about William's family. We know that William S Deveny had been residing in Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska 68114.
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In 1903, in the year that William S Deveny was born, the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

In 1912, when he was merely 9 years old, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1934, he was 31 years old when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1955, at the age of 52 years old, William was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1991, in the year of William S Deveny's passing, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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Nov 20, 1899 - Oct 5, 1998
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Tom Deveny
Jun 9, 1892 - September 1977
Juniata, Nebraska
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May 13, 1900 - September 1972
Mc Cook, Nebraska
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May 5, 1938 - Dec 18, 2004
Alliance, South Dakota
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May 6, 1902 - May 1983
Bellflower, California
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Jul 29, 1921 - August 1983
Las Vegas, Nevada
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Jun 27, 1933 - Sep 25, 2010
Lyons, CO
Myrtle Deveny
Oct 1, 1904 - October 1976
Bellflower, California
James A Deveny
Sep 29, 1912 - Mar 20, 1999
Ingram, TX
Dan Deveny Sr
Apr 2, 1882 - March 1970
Sanders, Montana
Thomas Deveny
Apr 29, 1921 - April 1983
Frank Joseph Deveny
Feb 8, 1951 - May 19, 2007
Craig L Deveny
Aug 9, 1955 - Jul 3, 2007
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