Willie R Griggs (1920 - 2000)

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Birth

Death

Cause of death

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Burial / Funeral

Crownsville Veterans Cemetery
Section 3D2 Row 12 Site 17,
1122 Sunrise Beach Road, Crownsville, Md

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Military Service

Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: T5
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

Middle name

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Timeline

1920 - In the year that Willie R Griggs was born, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

1952 - When he was 32 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

1980 - Willie was 60 years old when on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

1981 - Willie was 61 years old when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

1985 - He was 65 years old when on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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Obituary

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Willie R Griggs died on July 24, 2000 at 79 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Willie. He was buried in Crownsville Veterans Cemetery Section 3D2 Row 12 Site 17, Crownsville, Md. He was born on October 25, 1920. We are unaware of information about Willie's family.

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