Bruce Wilson (1914 - 1981)

Bruce Wilson
1914 - 1981
updated February 06, 2019
Bruce Wilson was born on January 23, 1914. He died in June 1981 at 67 years of age. We know that Bruce Wilson had been residing in Crossett, Ashley County, Arkansas 71635.
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Bruce Wilson died in June 1981 at age 67. He was born on January 23, 1914. We have no information about Bruce's immediate family. We know that Bruce Wilson had been residing in Crossett, Ashley County, Arkansas 71635.
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In 1914, in the year that Bruce Wilson was born, in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1932, Bruce was 18 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1942, he was 28 years old when from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1977, at the age of 63 years old, Bruce was alive when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1981, in the year of Bruce Wilson's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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around 1925 - Feb 13, 1945
around 1919 - Aug 13, 1944
around 1915 - Sep 30, 1944
around 1918 - Jul 8, 1944
around 1920 - Apr 17, 1945
around 1923 - Unknown
around 1915 - Unknown
around 1924 - Unknown
around 1909 - Unknown
around 1915 - Unknown
around 1916 - Unknown
around 1921 - Unknown
around 1924 - Unknown
around 1917 - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown
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Other Wilsons

Aug 1, 1913 - September 1966
Jan 30, 1919 - Aug 20, 2010
Aug 30, 1914 - February 1985
Jul 26, 1894 - October 1983
Nov 3, 1903 - March 1978
May 21, 1916 - November 1969
Aug 2, 1896 - August 1968
Dec 3, 1911 - Sep 26, 2005
Apr 3, 1910 - Dec 11, 1999
Nov 8, 1904 - Mar 29, 1989
Aug 26, 1910 - Aug 6, 2005
Jun 16, 1909 - April 1979
Feb 21, 1911 - March 1969
May 10, 1909 - February 1980
Mar 31, 1908 - Jul 6, 1999
Sep 22, 1890 - July 1964
Jun 19, 1886 - December 1982
Jun 7, 1919 - November 1986
May 3, 1892 - August 1962
Apr 15, 1917 - August 1979

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Aug 11, 1907 - March 1980
Mar 24, 1902 - August 1961
Jan 5, 1903 - July 1966
Jun 23, 1899 - May 1983
Aug 31, 1901 - Apr 10, 1990
Sep 11, 1901 - Aug 30, 1998
Dec 20, 1901 - March 1970
Jul 23, 1907 - April 1963
Dec 4, 1883 - October 1962
Aug 15, 1902 - Feb 26, 1999
May 20, 1918 - March 1975
Apr 16, 1905 - Jun 26, 1995
Jul 7, 1914 - Jun 20, 1968
Oct 4, 1914 - Nov 19, 1972
Jun 27, 1900 - May 1969
Jul 15, 1913 - Dec 25, 1981
Jan 26, 1913 - May 1972
Feb 7, 1921 - Jun 3, 2000
Jul 21, 1916 - April 1967
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