William Swaim

(1908 - 1983)

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William Swaim
1908 - 1983
Born
May 3, 1908
Death
February 1983
Last Known Residence
Booneville, Logan County, Arkansas 72927
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William Swaim was born on May 3, 1908. He died in February 1983 at 74 years of age. We know that William Swaim had been residing in Booneville, Logan County, Arkansas 72927.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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William Swaim died in February 1983 at 74 years of age. He was born on May 3, 1908. There is no information about William's surviving family. We know that William Swaim had been residing in Booneville, Logan County, Arkansas 72927.

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In 1908, in the year that William Swaim was born, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1932, at the age of 24 years old, William was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1950, William was 42 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1961, when he was 53 years old, on August 13th, East Germany began erection of what would become the Berlin Wall between East and West Berlin. In one day, they installed barbed wire entanglements and fences (called Barbed Wire Sunday in Germany). On August 17th, the first concrete elements and large blocks were put in place.

In 1983, in the year of William Swaim's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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