Edgar Willey (1892 - 1964)

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Edgar Willey
1892 - 1964
updated February 06, 2019
Edgar Willey was born on August 27, 1892. He died in April 1964 at 71 years of age. We know that Edgar Willey had been residing in Maryland.


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Edgar Willey passed away in April 1964 at 71 years old. He was born on August 27, 1892. We are unaware of information about Edgar's immediate family. We know that Edgar Willey had been residing in Maryland.
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In 1892, in the year that Edgar Willey was born, on October 12th, the "Pledge of Allegiance" was first recited in unison by students in U.S. public schools. Composed the previous August by Francis Bellamy, it was to be recited in 15 seconds and originally read: "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." "Under God" was added in the 1950's.

In 1903, by the time he was merely 11 years old, the Harley-Davidson Motor Company was begun by two childhood friends, William Harley and Arthur Davidson - with help from Arthur's brother, Walter. Their first prototype - a "motor-bicycle" - couldn't climb hills without also pedaling, so they went back to the drawing board, and in 1904 their new version came in 4th in a race. Harley-Davidson and Indian Motorcycle Manufacturing Company were the only two major motorcycle companies to survive the Great Depression.

In 1915, Edgar was 23 years old when in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

In 1947, at the age of 55 years old, Edgar was alive when on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1964, in the year of Edgar Willey's passing, on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

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Nov 25, 1922 - Jun 18, 2010
Roanoke Rapids, NC
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Jan 8, 1929 - Dec 16, 2007
Cambridge, MD
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Jan 29, 1886 - February 1967
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Lorian W Willey
Jul 20, 1906 - Jan 24, 1991
Frank Willey
Nov 21, 1877 - March 1965
Gilbert Willey
Feb 5, 1911 - June 1966
Robert F Willey
Apr 4, 1905 - Jun 26, 1999
Willow Street, PA
Russell Willey
Apr 15, 1897 - January 1972
Baltimore, Maryland
Anna C Willey
Feb 14, 1914 - Jul 29, 1997
Berlin, MD
Ethel Willey
Aug 27, 1905 - December 1978
Walter I Willey
Jun 20, 1895 - July 1981
Baltimore, MD
Pauline R Willey
Dec 14, 1906 - Nov 19, 2001
Baltimore, MD
Frederick Willey
Apr 12, 1906 - January 1983
Cockeysville, Maryland
Floyd P Willey
Oct 15, 1919 - Oct 8, 1996
Salisbury, MD
Virginia L Willey
Dec 16, 1915 - Oct 20, 1993
Cambridge, MD
Blanche Willey
Jun 19, 1896 - September 1976
Wingate, Maryland
Pauline Willey
Jan 24, 1913 - November 1980
Salisbury, Maryland
Madelyn Willey
Aug 23, 1904 - July 1980
Salisbury, Maryland
Onnie Willey
Aug 4, 1900 - October 1945
Randolph Willey
Aug 8, 1901 - April 1969
Cambridge, Maryland
Clarence Willey
Feb 2, 1905 - May 1971
Cambridge, Maryland
James Willey
Sep 12, 1892 - December 1970
Parksley, Virginia
Grace Willey
Nov 4, 1900 - July 1975
Baltimore, Maryland

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Mar 8, 1906 - February 1976
Baltimore, Maryland
Albert Wilkins
Nov 11, 1901 - March 1987
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Francis Wible
Jan 28, 1900 - March 1968
Parkville, Maryland
Charles Whittlif
Mar 21, 1898 - December 1979
Towson, Maryland
Charles Weber
Feb 15, 1912 - December 1977
Baltimore, Maryland
Talbott Walker
Mar 25, 1911 - April 1957
James Washington
Aug 27, 1900 - January 1953
Marcus Wagner
Feb 15, 1898 - April 1985
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Charles E Utermohle
Feb 11, 1915 - May 14, 2009
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Charles Townsend
Feb 13, 1900 - December 1968
Pasadena, Maryland
William Todd
Mar 18, 1903 - November 1974
Baltimore, Maryland
Willie Thornton
Feb 24, 1901 - July 1973
Baltimore, Maryland
Frank Thompson
Dec 13, 1896 - January 1983
Essex, Maryland
Thomas Tarlton
Dec 14, 1890 - July 1971
Baltimore, Maryland
Malcolm E Tarleton
Jun 27, 1908 - December 1988
Middle River, MD
Carroll Stecker
Jun 28, 1898 - January 1978
Baltimore, Maryland
Francis Sporney
Apr 9, 1898 - January 1982
Dundalk, Maryland
Marvin Sparrow
May 1, 1896 - August 1968
Baltimore, Maryland
Henry Sorrell
Dec 23, 1888 - January 1968
Baltimore, Maryland
John Snyder
Jan 18, 1900 - March 1976
Catonsville, Maryland
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