Clarence Wilson (1920 - 1955)

Clarence Wilson
1920 - 1955
updated February 06, 2019
Clarence Wilson was born on November 14, 1920. He died in February 1955 at 34 years of age.

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Clarence Wilson passed away in February 1955 at age 34. He was born on November 14, 1920. We have no information about Clarence's family or relationships.
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In 1920, in the year that Clarence Wilson was born, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1933, at the age of just 13 years old, Clarence was alive when the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1934, he was just 14 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1940, when he was 20 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1955, in the year of Clarence Wilson's passing, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

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Other Clarence Wilsons

Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
1918 - Jun 21, 1943
around 1897 - Nov 2, 1918
around 1894 - Dec 10, 1915
around 1892 - Aug 10, 1915
around 1892 - Mar 21, 1918
around 1893 - Aug 6, 1915
Unknown - Dec 3, 1916
around 1905 - May 23, 1945
around 1880 - Apr 12, 1917
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1917 - Unknown
around 1915 - Unknown
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1920 - Unknown
around 1928 - Unknown
around 1927 - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown

Other Wilsons

Aug 7, 1920 - Jun 27, 2011
Nov 22, 1920 - Nov 28, 2004
Dec 20, 1919 - Dec 23, 2004
Jan 29, 1914 - December 1978
Oct 6, 1919 - Oct 18, 2008
Mar 16, 1920 - Sep 12, 1996
Jun 27, 1917 - December 1970
Nov 3, 1910 - Jan 29, 1988
Apr 13, 1918 - Apr 8, 2005
Feb 9, 1908 - Feb 11, 1991
Oct 28, 1920 - Feb 13, 1996
Mar 27, 1913 - Apr 9, 1999
Sep 23, 1902 - December 1976
Feb 16, 1922 - Dec 13, 1995
Apr 23, 1920 - Aug 13, 1991
Aug 31, 1914 - Apr 4, 2005
Mar 14, 1922 - Dec 23, 2007
Feb 10, 1922 - Jul 25, 1995
Sep 13, 1883 - April 1967
Jul 29, 1918 - April 1983

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Sep 25, 1921 - Jul 8, 2006
Aug 22, 1921 - Jul 1, 2001
Aug 23, 1918 - Jan 8, 1991
Nov 11, 1922 - Mar 18, 1999
Sep 23, 1918 - August 1991
Mar 6, 1920 - May 10, 1993
Sep 20, 1919 - Jan 6, 1999
Nov 28, 1904 - March 1975
Aug 24, 1895 - December 1977
Oct 7, 1920 - Feb 14, 2000
Jul 21, 1898 - May 1983
Mar 15, 1917 - Feb 25, 2010
Mar 8, 1921 - Mar 17, 2008
May 26, 1909 - Nov 20, 2002
Aug 12, 1918 - March 1987
Oct 13, 1891 - December 1986
Jun 23, 1919 - Jan 26, 2009
May 22, 1915 - May 10, 2001
Aug 20, 1912 - September 1963
Nov 13, 1907 - December 1980
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