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Alwilda Hill (1924 - 1979)

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Alwilda Hill
1924 - 1979
Born
July 25, 1924
Death
September 1979
Last Known Residence
Madison, Boone County, West Virginia 25130
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Alwilda Hill of Madison, Boone County, West Virginia was born on July 25, 1924, and died at age 55 years old in September 1979.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 30232343

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Madison, Boone County, West Virginia 25130
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Alwilda Hill passed away at age 55 years old in September 1979. Alwilda Hill of Madison, Boone County, West Virginia was born on July 25, 1924.

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Alwilda Hill lived 15 years shorter than the average Hill family member when she died at the age of 55.
The average age of a Hill family member is 70.
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In 1924, in the year that Alwilda Hill was born, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1943, when she was 19 years old, on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1959, when she was 35 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1960, when she was 36 years old, 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 Alwilda Hill'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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