William Stockton (1917 - 1984)

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William Stockton
1917 - 1984
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April 17, 1917
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January 29, 1984
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Pinehurst, Montgomery County, Texas 77362
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William Stockton was born on April 17, 1917. He died on January 29, 1984 at age 66. We know that William Stockton had been residing in Pinehurst, Montgomery County, Texas 77362.
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Houston National Cemetery Section I Site 3003 10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, in Houston, Texas 77038
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: CPL
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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William Stockton died on January 29, 1984 at 66 years old. He was buried in Houston National Cemetery Section I Site 3003, Houston, Texas. He was born on April 17, 1917. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships. We know that William Stockton had been residing in Pinehurst, Montgomery County, Texas 77362.

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In 1917, in the year that William Stockton was born, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

In 1920, at the age of merely 3 years old, William was alive when the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1932, he was just 15 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.

In 1977, he was 60 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, in the year of William Stockton's passing, 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".

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