Earl Wilkinson (1921 - 1965)

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Earl Wilkinson
1921 - 1965
updated February 06, 2019
Earl Wilkinson was born on February 18, 1921. He died in February 1965 at 43 years old. We know that Earl Wilkinson had been residing in Ohio.


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Earl Wilkinson died in February 1965 at 43 years old. He was born on February 18, 1921. There is no information about Earl's immediate family. We know that Earl Wilkinson had been residing in Ohio.
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In 1921, in the year that Earl Wilkinson 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 1936, Earl was only 15 years old when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1940, when he was 19 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 1954, he was 33 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1965, in the year of Earl Wilkinson's passing, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

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Earl W Wilkinson
Born: around 1927
Pennsylvania, United States
Earl E Wilkinson
Born: around 1926
California, United States
Earl H K Wilkinson
Born: around 1926
California, United States
Earl A Wilkinson
Born: around 1918
California, United States
Earl E Wilkinson
Born: around 1905
Oregon, United States
Earl W Wilkinson
Born: around 1919
Texas, United States
Earl Wilkinson
Born: around 1907
Indiana, United States
Earl C Wilkinson
Born: around 1899
Illinois, United States
Earl D Wilkinson
Born: around 1920
Michigan, United States
Earl Wilkinson
Born: around 1924
Louisiana, United States
Earl W Wilkinson
Born: around 1917
Alabama, United States
Earl L Wilkinson
Born: around 1915
United States
Earl Wilkinson
Born: around 1909
United States
Earl R Wilkinson
Born: around 1922
Pennsylvania, United States
Earl P Wilkinson
Born: around 1919
Pennsylvania, United States
Earl R Wilkinson
Born: around 1924
New Jersey, United States
Earl J Wilkinson
Born: around 1928
Illinois, United States
Earl L Wilkinson
Born: around 1920
Wisconsin, United States
Earl Wilkinson
Born: around 1919
United States
Earl C Wilkinson
Born: around 1928
Virginia, United States

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William E Wilkinson
Sep 3, 1920 - Aug 4, 2004
Medina, OH
Paul Wilkinson
Feb 2, 1880 - August 1975
Whittier, California
Maynard Wilkinson
Mar 15, 1919 - November 1977
Berea, Ohio
Hiram Edward Wilkinson
Feb 12, 1921 - Jun 13, 2008
Barberton, Ohio
Otis Wilkinson
Aug 31, 1924 - Dec 13, 1999
Cincinnati, OH
Anna Wilkinson
Aug 17, 1909 - November 1986
Centerpoint, Indiana
Phyllis Wiley Wilkinson
Feb 6, 1915 - Jan 4, 2010
Dayton, Ohio
Marma G Wilkinson
Oct 19, 1925 - Jan 3, 1998
Colonial Heights, VA
Grace Wilkinson
Jul 15, 1904 - Feb 14, 1998
Cincinnati, OH
Abner Wilkinson
Jun 17, 1935 - Apr 9, 2011
Atlanta, GA
Sarah Wilkinson
Sep 24, 1894 - June 1974
Tiffin, Ohio
Ronald Wilkinson
Mar 8, 1943 - June 1986
Helen Wilkinson
May 6, 1904 - January 1987
Martin, Ohio
Charles E Wilkinson
Mar 10, 1950 - Feb 17, 2002
Sanford, FL
Mason Wilkinson
Jun 1, 1950 - Sep 25, 2001
Atlanta, GA
B S Wilkinson
Aug 1, 1963 - April 1995
Jerry Wilkinson
Sep 8, 1958 - February 1979
William Wilkinson
Jun 11, 1906 - December 1971
Westernport, Maryland
Leona P Wilkinson
Mar 17, 1914 - Jan 23, 1999
Brook Park, OH
Glenwin Wilkinson
Dec 16, 1906 - February 1983
Titusville, Florida

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