Everett Eugene Wilson (1907 - 1967)

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Birth


Du Quoin, Perry County, IL

Death

at St. Mary's Hospital,
Hayes & Stanyon Sts., San Francisco, San Francisco County, California
Cause of death: Emphysema

Cause of death

Emphysema

Burial / Funeral

at Cypress Lawn Memorial Park,
1370 El Camino Real, Colma, San Mateo County, CA

Obituary

Last Known Residence

323 San Diego Ave, Daly City, San Mateo County, California

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Family

Spouse: Elizabeth Nancy Karadimos (Adopted as Conway)
Children with Elizabeth Nancy Karadimos: Mark Eugene Wilson and Barbara Ann Wilson

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Professions

Plumber, Painter

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Middle name

Eugene

Surnames

Ethnicity

White

Nationality

U.S.A.

Religion

Baptist

Gender

Male

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1907 - In the year that Everett Eugene Wilson was born, the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

1931 - He was 24 years old when on May 1st, the Empire State Building opened in New York City. At 1,454 feet (including the roof and antenna), it was the tallest building in the world until the World Trade Center's North Tower was built in 1970. (It is now the 34th tallest.) Opening at the beginning of the Great Depression, most of the offices in the Empire State Building remained unoccupied for years and the observation deck was an equal source of revenue and kept the building profitable.

1949 - He was 42 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

1961 - When he was 54 years old, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

1967 - In the year of Everett Eugene Wilson's passing, on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

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S.F. Examiner, Saturday November 11,1967, pg 24.
In this city, November 8, 1967, Everett E. Wilson, late of Daly City, beloved husband of Elizabeth Wilson; loving father of Donna, Mark, and Barbara Wilson; brother of Reola McNeill, Charles and Benny Wilson; son of Ben Wilson, all of Illinois: a native of Du Quoin, Illinois, aged 60 years.
Graveside services were held Friday, November 10, at Cypress Lawn Cemetery, Colma.

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