William Simon (1917 - 1973)

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William Simon
1917 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
William Simon was born on February 12, 1917. He died in March 1973 at 56 years old. We know that William Simon had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98118.

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William Simon died in March 1973 at 56 years old. He was born on February 12, 1917. There is no information about William's surviving family. We know that William Simon had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington 98118.
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1917 - 1973 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that William Simon was born, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1929, William was just 12 years old when the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1946, he was 29 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1957, when he was 40 years old, on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1973, in the year of William Simon's passing, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

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William Waddington Simon
around 1894 - Jul 14, 1942
William Irvine Simon
Died: Apr 13, 1918
William Henry Simon
around 1889 - Feb 18, 1915
William George Simon
around 1891 - Jul 1, 1916
William Simon
Born: around 1926
United States
William A Jr Simon
Born: around 1918
New York, United States
William Simon
Born: around 1922
New York, United States
William L Simon
Born: around 1916
California, United States
William H Simon
Born: around 1907
Montana, United States
William G Simon
Born: around 1909
Oregon, United States
William T Simon
Born: around 1919
Oregon, United States
William C Simon
Born: around 1919
California, United States
William H Simon
Born: around 1917
California, United States
William Simon
Born: around 1919
Texas, United States
William A Simon
Born: around 1913
Louisiana, United States
William L Simon
Born: around 1909
Oklahoma, United States
William J Simon
Born: around 1927
Minnesota, United States
William Simon
Born: around 1925
Missouri, United States
William P Simon
Born: around 1915
Missouri, United States
William A Simon
Born: around 1919
Missouri, United States

Other Simons

Kenneth K Simon
Nov 13, 1911 - Apr 21, 2006
Yakima, WA
Joe L Simon
Nov 23, 1903 - Oct 22, 1991
Herbert Stanley Simon
Aug 9, 1926 - Sep 12, 2010
Studio City, California
Irene Simon
Dec 22, 1899 - September 1973
Vancouver, Washington
Ada G Simon
Oct 9, 1917 - August 1989
Tacoma, WA
Bertha Simon
Feb 9, 1892 - January 1976
Goldendale, Washington
Anna Simon
Nov 30, 1890 - May 1975
Richland, Washington
Seymoure Simon
Dec 24, 1881 - January 1970
Yakima, Washington
Helen Simon
May 14, 1911 - June 1979
Geraldine M Simon
May 12, 1931 - Aug 9, 2004
Tacoma, WA
Marcella Simon
Dec 29, 1918 - May 20, 2008
Temecula, California
J A Simon
Jan 5, 1936 - May 15, 1990
Robert Dennis Simon
Apr 17, 1940 - Jan 24, 2011
Olympia, Washington
Ketron J Simon
Jan 30, 1945 - Jul 1, 1993
Iva K Simon
Dec 17, 1897 - Mar 24, 1995
Sequim, WA
Mary Simon
Apr 18, 1881 - June 1973
Orofino, Idaho
Betty J Simon
Aug 1, 1960 - Aug 30, 2006
Robert P Simon
Jan 1, 1913 - Aug 3, 2001
Astoria, OR
John C Simon
Sep 8, 1917 - Jul 14, 1990
Jake Simon
Oct 6, 1906 - June 1955

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E Sluss
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Myrtle S Williams
Dec 28, 1900 - Nov 6, 1989
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Maybelle Hendrickson
Oct 25, 1903 - July 1983
Los Angeles, California
Harold Hendrickson
Jan 27, 1899 - July 1977
Los Angeles, California
Carmella Vaughn
Dec 22, 1909 - May 30, 2002
Chicago, IL
Arthur Shields
Dec 16, 1900 - July 1982
Grants Pass, Oregon
George Law
Jul 6, 1904 - April 1974
Seal Beach, California
Elsie Gates
Oct 25, 1890 - May 1971
Seattle, Washington
Oscar Storm
Apr 22, 1886 - April 1963
Washington
Carl Nelson
Apr 23, 1881 - October 1964
Idaho
John Bauer
Feb 8, 1905 - April 1974
Glendale, California
Davis W Snook
Oct 16, 1912 - Nov 9, 1993
Saratoga, CA
Leroy Moore
Nov 25, 1903 - December 1985
Greenbank, Washington
Edith Guernsey
May 3, 1885 - September 1967
Seattle, Washington
Omar M Stenesen
Nov 13, 1919 - Mar 17, 1996
Mukilteo, WA
Esther Eriksen
Aug 21, 1910 - Jun 17, 1997
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Henry Kruse
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