Charles S Wilcox (1921 - 2007)

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Charles S Wilcox
1921 - 2007
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May 9, 1921
Death
November 29, 2007
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Markleton, Somerset County, Pennsylvania 15551
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Charles S Wilcox was born on May 9, 1921. He died on November 29, 2007 at 86 years old. We know that Charles S Wilcox had been residing in Markleton, Somerset County, Pennsylvania 15551.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Charles S Wilcox died on November 29, 2007 at age 86. He was born on May 9, 1921. We have no information about Charles' family or relationships. We know that Charles S Wilcox had been residing in Markleton, Somerset County, Pennsylvania 15551.

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In 1921, in the year that Charles S Wilcox was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1949, by the time he was 28 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1966, Charles was 45 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1971, at the age of 50 years old, Charles was alive when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1994, by the time he was 73 years old, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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