William O. 'Bill' Griffin

14 Feb 1942 - 10 Oct 1994

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William O. 'Bill' Griffin

14 Feb 1942 - 10 Oct 1994
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Grave site information of William O. 'Bill' Griffin (14 Feb 1942 - 10 Oct 1994) at Pine Forest Memorial Gardens in Wake Forest, Wake, North Carolina, United States from BillionGraves

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William O. 'Bill' Griffin

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Pine Forest Memorial Gardens

800 Stadium Drive
Wake Forest, Wake, North Carolina
United States

Epitaph

In Loving Memory : Scattered Ft. Macon NC July 2, 1995, SCATTERED FT. MACON NC 7/2/1995

Headstone Description

BIRTH MONTH COVERED BY FLOWERS
Transcriber

Głuchy

April 28, 2016
Transcriber

Rita Ann

February 3, 2020
Photographer

IanBrownEagle

April 9, 2016

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Life timeline of William O. 'Bill' Griffin

1942
William O. 'Bill' Griffin was born on 14 Feb 1942
William O. 'Bill' Griffin was 11 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 O. 'Bill' Griffin was 22 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 O. 'Bill' Griffin was 31 years old when Munich massacre: Nine Israeli athletes die (along with a German policeman) at the hands of the Palestinian "Black September" terrorist group after being taken hostage at the Munich Olympic Games. Two other Israeli athletes were slain in the initial attack the previous day. The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, in which the Palestinian terrorist group Black September took eleven Israeli Olympic team members hostage and killed them along with a West German police officer.
William O. 'Bill' Griffin was 41 years old when Michael Jackson's Thriller, the best-selling album of all time, was released. Michael Joseph Jackson was an American singer, songwriter, and dancer. Dubbed the "King of Pop", he was one of the most popular entertainers in the world, and was the best-selling music artist during the year of his death. Jackson's contributions to music, dance, and fashion along with his publicized personal life made him a global figure in popular culture for over four decades.
William O. 'Bill' Griffin died on 10 Oct 1994 at the age of 52
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