Bill Madlock (1920 - 1998)

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Burial / Funeral

Southern Wisconsin Veteran Memorial Cemetery
Section B Site 445,
21731 Spring St, Union Grove, Wi

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Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1920 - In the year that Bill Madlock was born, speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

1932 - By the time he was just 12 years old, on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

1981 - At the age of 61 years old, Bill was alive when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

1990 - Bill was 70 years old when after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

1998 - In the year of Bill Madlock's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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Bill Madlock died on September 7, 1998 at 78 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Bill. He was buried in Southern Wisconsin Veteran Memorial Cemetery Section B Site 445, Union Grove, Wi. He was born on June 24, 1920. We have no information about Bill's surviving family. We know that Bill Madlock had been residing in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

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