Herschel W Wilson (1943 - 1997)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Herschel W Wilson’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Herschel so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Herschel’s biography.

Herschel W Wilson Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Herschel W Wilson and his immediate Wilson family. Add to Herschel W Wilson's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Herschel.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Herschel W Wilson? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Herschel move a lot? Did he emigrate from another country? Add Herschel's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Herschel finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Herschel attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Herschel did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Herschel W Wilson is a military veteran.

Middle name

W

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Herschel's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Herschel's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Herschel a religious man? Add Herschel’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Herschel during various points of his life.

Timeline

1943 - In the year that Herschel W Wilson was born, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

1952 - At the age of just 9 years old, Herschel was alive when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1973 - By the time he was 30 years old, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

1981 - By the time he was 38 years old, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

1997 - In the year of Herschel W Wilson's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

Herschel W Wilson Family Tree

Who was Herschel’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Herschel’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Herschel's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Herschel W Wilson
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Herschel's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Herschel W Wilson is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Herschel W Wilson passed away on December 7, 1997 at 54 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on February 23, 1943. There is no information about Herschel's family or relationships.

Memories

What do you remember about Herschel W Wilson? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Herschel is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Herschel W Wilson

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources