Earl Wells (1914 - 1978)

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Sugarloaf Shores, Monroe County, Florida

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Bobbie Jean (Dyer) Wells

Bobbie Jean (Dyer) Wells

Missouri Belle (Colvin) Wells

Missouri Belle (Colvin) Wells

Orin Harvey Wells and Wife Nellie

Orin Harvey Wells and Wife Nellie

Ed and Orin Wells

Ed and Orin Wells

Ed and Missouri Belle Wells

Ed and Missouri Belle Wells

Mary Jane and Kathryn Belle Wells

Mary Jane and Kathryn Belle Wells

Carolyn & Sandra Wells

Carolyn & Sandra Wells

Leon Anthony Wells

Leon Anthony Wells

Daniel F Wells Jr

Daniel F Wells Jr

Johnnie Wells

Johnnie Wells

Lennie Evelyn Wells

Lennie Evelyn Wells

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Wells coat of arms

Harrison C Wells

Harrison C Wells

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Johnnie Wells Bobbie Jean (Dyer) Wells Missouri Belle (Colvin) Wells Orin Harvey Wells and Wife Nellie

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1914 - In the year that Earl Wells was born, in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

1953 - By the time he was 39 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

1965 - At the age of 51 years old, Earl was alive when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

1974 - Earl was 60 years old when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

1978 - In the year of Earl Wells's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Earl Wells passed away in October 1978 at 64 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on April 26, 1914. There is no information about Earl's family. We know that Earl Wells had been residing in Sugarloaf Shores, Monroe County, Florida.

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