The Shemwell Family

John William CurtisAge: 81 years19192001

John William Curtis
Given names
John William
Birth December 4, 1919
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 9 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 21 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 30 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 26 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. -
Death November 2, 2001 (Age 81 years)
Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery
Last change July 9, 201609:01:52

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with May Vestal Leonard - View this family
John William Curtis
Birth: December 4, 1919Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 2, 2001Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, United States
May Vestal Leonard
Birth: January 8, 1920 28 24Davidson, North Carolina, United States
Death: November 30, 2010Liberty, Randolph, North Carolina, United States

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