Willie Pushmataha Shaw (1937 - 2001)

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Burial / Funeral

Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery
Section 10 Site 136,
20953 West Hoff Road, Elwood, Il

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Last Known Residence

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: SR
Wars/Conflicts: Korea

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Pushmataha

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1937 - In the year that Willie Pushmataha Shaw was born, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

1948 - By the time he was just 11 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1961 - By the time he was 24 years old, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

1988 - At the age of 51 years old, Willie was alive when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

1997 - When he was 60 years old, on August 31st, Princess Diana of Great Britain was killed when her car crashed into a pillar in the tunnel under the Pont de l'Alma bridge in Paris. The car she was riding in was trying to evade the paparazzi but it was also discovered later that the driver of the car, who was also killed, had three times the legal limit of alcohol which likely contributed to the accident.

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Willie Pushmataha Shaw passed away on November 17, 2001 at 64 years old. There is no known cause of death. He was buried in Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery Section 10 Site 136, Elwood, Il. He was born on June 16, 1937. There is no information about Willie's family or relationships. We know that Willie Pushmataha Shaw had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

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