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Edith K Wishon (1918 - 1988)

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Edith K Wishon
1918 - 1988
Born
November 7, 1918
Death
March 17, 1988
Last Known Residence
Orlando, Orange County, Florida 32811
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Edith K Wishon of Orlando, Orange County, Florida was born on November 7, 1918, and died at age 69 years old on March 17, 1988.
Updated: November 4, 2011
Biography ID: 58438079

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Orlando, Orange County, Florida 32811
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November 7, 1918
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March 17, 1988
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Edith Wishon passed away at age 69 years old on March 17, 1988. Edith K Wishon of Orlando, Orange County, Florida was born on November 7, 1918.

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Edith K Wishon lived 2 years shorter than the average Wishon family member when she died at the age of 69.
The average age of a Wishon family member is 71.
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1918 - 1988 World Events

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In 1918, in the year that Edith K Wishon was born, in July, Russian revolutionaries executed the former Tzar Nicholas II and his immediate family. While it was rumored that two of the children had survived, it was later proven through DNA analysis - when their bodies were found - that the entire family had been killed.

In 1920, at the age of merely 2 years old, Edith was alive when on November 2, radio station KDKA began broadcasting in Pittsburgh, PA. This was the first commercial radio broadcast in the United States. Westinghouse, a leading manufacturer of radios and the backer of the station, chose the date because of the Presidential election. People liked it because they could hear about the results of the election between Harding and Cox before the morning papers arrived. Four years later, there were 600 commercial stations broadcasting in the U.S.

In 1955, at the age of 37 years old, Edith was alive when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1966, by the time she was 48 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1988, in the year of Edith K Wishon's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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