Willie Osby (1924 - 1975)

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Willie Osby
1924 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Osby was born on October 5, 1924. He died in July 1975 at 50 years old. We know that Willie Osby had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32209.


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Willie Osby died in July 1975 at 50 years of age. He was born on October 5, 1924. There is no information about Willie's family or relationships. We know that Willie Osby had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32209.
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1924 - 1975 World Events

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In 1924, in the year that Willie Osby was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1941, at the age of 17 years old, Willie was alive when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1956, he was 32 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1966, when he was 42 years old, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1975, in the year of Willie Osby's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

Other Biographies

Other Willie Osbies

Willie B Osby
Born: around 1924
Florida, United States
Willie Osby
Born: around 1922
South Carolina, United States
Willie M. Osby
Born: around 1968
Willie M. (Reed) Osby
Born: around 1963
Willie D. Osby
Born: around 1969
Willie D. Osby
Born: around 1969
Willie B Osby
Apr 4, 1907 - Aug 23, 1999
Starkville, MS
Willie M Osby
Jan 27, 1956 - Jun 13, 2010
Omaha, NE
Willie M Osby
Mar 11, 1922 - Nov 30, 2006
Omaha, Nebraska
Willie Homer Osby
Mar 26, 1913 - Jan 7, 2008
Omaha, Nebraska
Willie B Osby
Jun 25, 1930 - Sep 20, 2010
Eau Claire, MI
Willie Osby
Aug 11, 1912 - October 1972
Willie Mae Osby
Jul 27, 1921 - Aug 8, 2004
Memphis, TN

Other Osbies

Sam Osby
May 20, 1898 - June 1965
Earnest Osby Jr
Aug 14, 1945 - Oct 3, 1998
Moultrie, GA
Otha Osby
Apr 27, 1926 - December 1979
Toledo, Ohio
Edith Osby
Jun 12, 1923 - July 1983
Cleveland, Ohio
Spofford C Osby
Mar 19, 1915 - Jan 31, 1994
Los Angeles, CA
Lovey Osby
Jan 21, 1908 - April 1987
Cleveland, Ohio
Minnie C Osby
Aug 25, 1915 - Oct 19, 2002
Chicago, IL
Orr Osby
Dec 27, 1933 - October 1972
Evelyn Osby
May 15, 1934 - Apr 9, 2007
Chicago, IL
Fred Osby
Aug 10, 1921 - February 1974
Harvey, Illinois
Simeon B Osby Jr
May 15, 1909 - Jul 14, 1993
Springfield, IL
Fred Osby
Apr 28, 1905 - September 1966
Emma Osby
Dec 27, 1911 - August 1973
Clarence Osby
Jun 16, 1912 - March 1981
Chicago, Illinois
Robert Virgil Osby
Mar 9, 1924 - Oct 7, 2007
Burnsville, Minnesota
George Osby
Mar 17, 1884 - November 1975
Chicago, Illinois
Annie M Osby
Jan 20, 1923 - Feb 14, 1996
Benton Harbor, MI
Lillie M Osby
May 19, 1913 - Mar 9, 2010
Anna Osby
Mar 28, 1904 - Jan 17, 1990
Lillie Osby
Mar 12, 1909 - November 1985
Oak Forest, Illinois

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Mary Mashburn
Oct 9, 1918 - August 1986
Brooklyn, New York
Willie D Moore
Feb 16, 1923 - Mar 22, 2006
Jacksonville, FL
Quilman Davis
Sep 25, 1924 - Sep 29, 1987
Brooklyn, NY
Grady Brannen
May 29, 1913 - Sep 24, 1995
Tampa, FL
Gloria Patterson FitzGerald
Sep 14, 1923 - Aug 22, 1993
Pensacola, FL
Wanda M Mason
Sep 15, 1921 - Dec 23, 1988
Wichita, KS
B Kemp Haskell
Jan 16, 1925 - Jul 29, 2000
Orange Park, FL
Margaret E Flathman
Jan 3, 1926 - Apr 21, 2009
Bradenton, FL
Herman Smith
Aug 6, 1926 - October 1973
Harold J Johnson
Jan 2, 1926 - Nov 16, 1995
Starke, FL
Ida Green
Sep 15, 1911 - Nov 25, 1993
Jacksonville, FL
Sidney A Twiggs
Mar 24, 1925 - Sep 11, 2006
Jacksonville, FL
Bettie A Daughenbaugh
Sep 15, 1909 - Mar 16, 1993
Norfolk, VA
W F Hudson
Jun 14, 1925 - Sep 24, 2007
Ocilla, GA
Marie D Foradas
Mar 15, 1904 - Oct 19, 1991
Brooksville, FL
John T Hunt
Aug 28, 1909 - February 1988
Jacksonville, FL
Sydne Greene
Dec 18, 1889 - October 1972
Tampa, Florida
Thelma Kent
Jan 13, 1919 - Jul 11, 2000
Lake City, FL
Lula Thomas
Oct 4, 1898 - Aug 30, 1990
Jacksonville, FL
Freddie Jones
Nov 25, 1922 - September 1980
Jamaica, New York
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