Alexander Wilson (1948 - 1979)

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Alexander Wilson
1948 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Alexander Wilson was born on December 16, 1948. He died in March 1979 at 30 years old.

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Alexander Wilson passed away in March 1979 at 30 years old. He was born on December 16, 1948. There is no information about Alexander's immediate family.
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In 1948, in the year that Alexander Wilson was born, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1958, at the age of only 10 years old, Alexander was alive when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1959, Alexander was just 11 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1960, he was just 12 years old when on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

In 1979, in the year of Alexander Wilson's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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Alexander Wilson
1855 - Jun 14, 1927
Camberwell East, VIC, Australia
Alexander Wiseman Wilson
around 1925 - May 23, 1946
Alexander Walter Wilson
around 1900 - Jul 28, 1941
Alexander Thomas Chipps Wilson
around 1892 - Mar 22, 1918
Alexander Stewart Wilson
around 1897 - Apr 20, 1917
Alexander Simms Wilson
around 1894 - Aug 16, 1915
Alexander Robertson Wilson
around 1901 - Sep 16, 1944
Alexander Philip Wilson
around 1894 - Apr 14, 1917
Alexander Newbigging Wilson
around 1891 - Nov 24, 1917
Alexander Murray Wilson
around 1886 - Apr 16, 1918
Alexander Melville Wilson
around 1921 - Oct 6, 1943
Alexander Mccoll Wilson
around 1927 - Mar 8, 1945
Alexander Malloch Wilson
around 1883 - Jul 18, 1916
Alexander Mackintosh Wilson
around 1889 - Dec 30, 1915
Alexander Macgregor Wilson
around 1910 - Aug 18, 1941
Alexander M. Wilson
around 1895 - Dec 22, 1918
Alexander Leemon Wilson
around 1919 - Sep 20, 1940
Alexander Kyle Wilson
Died: May 2, 1915
Alexander James Wilson
around 1897 - Sep 17, 1916

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George Wilson
May 15, 1880 - June 1970
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Quamon Wilson
Dec 3, 1993 - Sep 12, 2010
Bernard J Wilson
Apr 19, 1948 - Nov 18, 1999
Ocala, FL
Eva B Wilson
Dec 11, 1944 - Jan 17, 2007
Kingsport, TN
Michael Wilson
Oct 31, 1948 - February 1985
Silver Spring, Maryland
Alma J Wilson
Apr 4, 1949 - Mar 30, 1999
Barium Springs, NC
Brenda A Wilson
Jan 16, 1950 - Apr 28, 1998
Blackstone, VA
Karrin A Wilson
Jun 29, 1947 - Jun 2, 2009
Portsmouth, VA
Emma Wilson
Jul 2, 1886 - January 1986
Amelia Court House, Virginia
Geraldine E Wilson
Jul 25, 1947 - Jul 24, 2003
Mount Holly, NJ
Nettie Wilson
Oct 27, 1893 - August 1975
Norfolk, Virginia
Lydia Wilson
Apr 14, 1886 - May 1976
Radford, Virginia
Marilyn E Wilson
Dec 1, 1948 - Apr 7, 2006
Randallstown, MD
Randolph Wilson
Jun 24, 1952 - January 1980
Luray, Virginia
Eugene Wilson
Jun 8, 1950 - April 1987
Pearle Wilson
Oct 22, 1908 - September 1977
Newport News, Virginia
Madeline G Wilson
Mar 29, 1916 - Feb 19, 2006
Nokesville, VA
Frost Wilson
Nov 16, 1884 - July 1968
Staunton, Virginia
June N Wilson
Dec 22, 1951 - Dec 15, 1994
Ruther Glen, VA
Janice B Wilson
Aug 8, 1950 - Aug 16, 1998

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Sidney W Hughson
Aug 20, 1948 - Aug 11, 1995
Roanoke, VA
Martha Harris
Apr 24, 1903 - June 1984
Chesapeake, Virginia
Lucille Lee
Mar 30, 1908 - April 1993
Norfolk, VA
Hattie Mae Cotton
Jan 3, 1920 - Apr 11, 2000
Suffolk, VA
Rufus Hunter
Aug 28, 1950 - February 1974
Elzora Cox
Feb 6, 1887 - July 1985
Chesapeake, Virginia
Phyllis W Hamm
Jul 3, 1948 - May 3, 2011
Lloyd B Tucker
Aug 15, 1948 - Apr 27, 1997
Linda S Stallings
Mar 7, 1948 - Jan 29, 2011
Mildred Lucas
Sep 22, 1945 - Jun 14, 1998
Portsmouth, VA
Gloria J Hall
Mar 4, 1948 - May 11, 2007
Moyock, NC
Joyce A Platt
Sep 10, 1947 - Jul 13, 1998
Norfolk, VA
Janis Newcomb
Aug 3, 1949 - January 1985
James R Gray
Aug 5, 1946 - Apr 9, 2007
Portsmouth, VA
Kallisthe A Houpou
Feb 8, 1924 - Nov 25, 2001
Portsmouth, VA
Stella L Teague
Nov 6, 1948 - Mar 23, 1998
Rock Island, IL
T M Green
Feb 8, 1944 - Sep 17, 2000
Chesapeake, VA
William G Zieger
May 20, 1947 - Dec 15, 2001
Virginia Beach, VA
Linda B Morgan
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Portsmouth, VA
W J Davis
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