Harry Winkler Jr (1918 - 1982)

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Burial / Funeral

Willamette National Cemetery
Section A Site 585,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Last Known Residence

Lake Oswego, Clackamas County, Oregon

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: CAPT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Jr

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1918 - In the year that Harry Winkler Jr was born, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

1925 - Harry was merely 7 years old when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

1947 - By the time he was 29 years old, 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.

1964 - By the time he was 46 years old, 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.

1982 - In the year of Harry Winkler Jr's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Harry Winkler Jr passed away on July 22, 1982 at 64 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Harry. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section A Site 585, Portland, Or. He was born on January 18, 1918. There is no information about Harry's immediate family. We know that Harry Winkler Jr had been residing in Lake Oswego, Clackamas County, Oregon.

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