Emily Whildin (1898 - 1990)

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Emily Whildin
1898 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
Emily Whildin was born on December 21, 1898. She died in March 1990 at 91 years of age.


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Emily Whildin died in March 1990 at 91 years old. She was born on December 21, 1898. We are unaware of information about Emily's family or relationships.
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In 1898, in the year that Emily Whildin was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1955, at the age of 57 years old, Emily was alive when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1961, when she was 63 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1977, at the age of 79 years old, Emily was alive when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

In 1990, in the year of Emily Whildin's passing, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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William Whildin
Aug 3, 1923 - October 1987
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James G Whildin
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John Whildin
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Delmar Whildin
Feb 23, 1916 - July 1983
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Stella Whildin
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John Whildin
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Lewis Whildin
Nov 22, 1922 - April 1987
Allentown, Pennsylvania
Carl Whildin
Apr 17, 1901 - July 1966
Olive Whildin
Jun 14, 1897 - August 1973
Columbus, Ohio
Aileen S Whildin
Jan 20, 1914 - January 1994
Joliet, IL
Harlow R Whildin
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Longmont, CO
Lorraine P Whildin
Nov 1, 1921 - Jan 25, 2003
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Thomas M Whildin
May 25, 1943 - Jan 20, 1995
Marie Whildin
Mar 14, 1916 - May 1988
Chicago, IL
Orville D Whildin
Jul 17, 1913 - Jun 10, 1992
Buffalo Grove, IL
Wayne Whildin
Mar 1, 1914 - March 1980
Aurora, Illinois
Earl Whildin
May 1, 1887 - September 1974
Aurora, Illinois

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