Donald J Wheeler (1947 - 1996)

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Donald J Wheeler
1947 - 1996
updated February 06, 2019
Donald J Wheeler was born on May 23, 1947. He died on May 10, 1996 at 48 years old.

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Donald J Wheeler passed away on May 10, 1996 at age 48. He was born on May 23, 1947. There is no information about Donald's immediate family.
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In 1947, in the year that Donald J Wheeler was born, in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1954, when he was merely 7 years old, from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1973, when he was 26 years old, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

In 1984, he was 37 years old when on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

In 1996, in the year of Donald J Wheeler's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Born: around 1923
Oregon, United States
Donald G Wheeler
Born: around 1920
California, United States
Donald v Wheeler
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California, United States
Donald L Wheeler
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Donald O Wheeler
Born: around 1921
Oklahoma, United States
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Minnesota, United States
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Born: around 1916
Iowa, United States
Donald T Wheeler
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Missouri, United States
Donald E Wheeler
Born: around 1916
Illinois, United States
Donald E Wheeler
Born: around 1919
Illinois, United States
Donald D Wheeler
Born: around 1915
United States
Donald B Wheeler
Born: around 1924
Ohio, United States
Donald M Wheeler
Born: around 1926
United States
Donald M Wheeler
Born: around 1922
Indiana, United States
Donald H Wheeler
Born: around 1925
United States
Donald E Wheeler
Born: around 1919
Ohio, United States

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Jan 16, 1941 - Nov 11, 2005
Zettie F Wheeler
May 5, 1916 - May 4, 1989
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Johnnie Wheeler
Nov 4, 1913 - May 1979
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Sarah L Wheeler
Mar 28, 1948 - May 7, 2003
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Bessie Wheeler
Aug 21, 1913 - Mar 1, 2005
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Grover F Wheeler
Feb 16, 1951 - Aug 24, 2004
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Sandra A Wheeler
Jul 9, 1949 - Nov 24, 2009
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Mildred Wheeler
Aug 5, 1918 - Feb 8, 1992
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Eddie Wheeler
May 25, 1905 - Nov 7, 2000
Little Rock, AR
Albert Wheeler
Jun 28, 1881 - October 1966
Bauxite, Arkansas
C Wheeler
Feb 9, 1901 - July 1983
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Gladys Wheeler
Feb 2, 1910 - Oct 28, 2000
North Little Rock, AR
Robert Wheeler
Mar 15, 1909 - April 1979
Childersburg, Alabama
John B Wheeler
Apr 3, 1906 - Oct 27, 1987
Portland, OR
William A Wheeler
Mar 26, 1954 - Nov 24, 2002
Houston, AR
Sterling Wheeler
Sep 23, 1915 - Nov 5, 2006
Little Rock, AR
Harve Wheeler
Feb 7, 1889 - October 1973
Long Beach, California

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