Willie Jr Griggs (born 1924)

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Fulton County, Georgia

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Grammar School

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Stablemen

Military Service

Military serial#: 34753383
Enlisted: June 11, 1943 in Ft Benning Georgia
Military branch: No Branch Assignment
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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Jr

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Negro, Citizen

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Tylor Jene Griggs

Tylor Jene Griggs

Grover K Griggs

Grover K Griggs

Loma Nell (Griggs) Burke and L.C. Griggs

Loma Nell (Griggs) Burke and L.C. Griggs

Oscar Griggs, Florida 1957

Oscar Griggs, Florida 1957

Henry, Sherman, Harold & Charles Burke, Florida 1942

Henry, Sherman, Harold & Charles Burke, Florida 1942

Monroe William Griggs, 1800's

Monroe William Griggs, 1800's

David,Macinda & William T. Griggs

David,Macinda & William T. Griggs

GA Griggs group

GA Griggs group

Wedding of W.T. Griggs & E.E. Orton

Wedding of W.T. Griggs & E.E. Orton

David O. & Annie Griggs Petty

David O. & Annie Griggs Petty

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In 1926, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1935, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1943, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1966, 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.

In 1987, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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There is no known cause of death. Willie Jr Griggs was born around 1924. There is no information about Willie's family. We know that Willie Jr Griggs had been residing in Fulton County, Georgia.

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