William E Daugherty

20 Jun 1919 - 8 Jan 1974

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William E Daugherty

20 Jun 1919 - 8 Jan 1974
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William E. Daugherty, 54, of RD 3, Bedford Road, Cumberland, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, Md. A native of Augusta, W. Va., he was a son of the late Ira and Verda (Sowers) Daugherty. Mr. Daugherty was an employee of Growden Lincoln-Mercury; a member of Bedford Road Baptist Church,
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William E Daugherty

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Tearcoat Cemetery

Dunkard Church Road Co Route 50/16
Augusta, Hampshire, West Virginia
United States

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WEST VIRGINIA CPL US ARMY WORLD WAR II KOREA
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July 20, 2013
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Contributor: hawkeye33 Created: 6 years ago Updated: 6 years ago

William E. Daugherty, 54, of RD 3, Bedford Road, Cumberland, died yesterday at Memorial Hospital, Cumberland, Md. A native of Augusta, W. Va., he was a son of the late Ira and Verda (Sowers) Daugherty. Mr. Daugherty was an employee of Growden Lincoln-Mercury; a member of Bedford Road Baptist Church, Bedford Road Volunteer Fire Department and American Legion, Fort Cumberland Post 13. He was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War. Surviving are his widow, Mrs. Pauline (McBride) Daugherty; one daughter, Mrs. Cindy Goldsworthy, LaVale; two brothers, Rufus Daugherty, Augusta, and Delisle Daugherty, Pleasant Dale, W. Va.; three sisters, Mrs. Viola Davis, Mrs. Maxine Perando, both of Augusta; Mrs. Thelma Kerns, Winchester, Va., and one grandson. Friends will be received at the Silcox-Merritt Funeral Residence from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Services will be conducted at the funeral home at 11 a.m. Thursday by Rev. Parker S. Hooper. Interment will be in Tearcoat Cemetery, Augusta.

Life timeline of William E Daugherty

1919
William E Daugherty was born on 20 Jun 1919
William E Daugherty was 10 years old when The New York Stock Exchange crashes in what will be called the Crash of '29 or "Black Tuesday", ending the Great Bull Market of the 1920s and beginning the Great Depression. The New York Stock Exchange, is an American stock exchange located at 11 Wall Street, Lower Manhattan, New York City, New York. It is by far the world's largest stock exchange by market capitalization of its listed companies at US$21.3 trillion as of June 2017. The average daily trading value was approximately US$169 billion in 2013. The NYSE trading floor is located at 11 Wall Street and is composed of 21 rooms used for the facilitation of trading. A fifth trading room, located at 30 Broad Street, was closed in February 2007. The main building and the 11 Wall Street building were designated National Historic Landmarks in 1978.
William E Daugherty was 20 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
William E Daugherty was 26 years old when World War II: German forces in the west agree to an unconditional surrender. The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe. The definitive text was signed in Karlshorst, Berlin, on the night of 8 May 1945 by representatives of the three armed services of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) and the Allied Expeditionary Force together with the Supreme High Command of the Red Army, with further French and US representatives signing as witnesses. The signing took place 9 May 1945 at 00:16 local time.
William E Daugherty was 34 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
William E Daugherty was 44 years old when John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas; hours later, Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in aboard Air Force One as the 36th President of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union. As a member of the Democratic Party, Kennedy represented the state of Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate prior to becoming president.
William E Daugherty died on 8 Jan 1974 at the age of 54
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