John T Wheeler (1921 - 2002)

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John T Wheeler
1921 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
John T Wheeler was born on January 19, 1921. He died on June 27, 2002 at 81 years of age. We know that John T Wheeler had been residing in Grosse Ile, Wayne County, Michigan 48138.


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John T Wheeler passed away on June 27, 2002 at age 81. He was born on January 19, 1921. We are unaware of information about John's surviving family. We know that John T Wheeler had been residing in Grosse Ile, Wayne County, Michigan 48138.
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In 1921, in the year that John T Wheeler was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1931, when he was only 10 years old, in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1941, John was 20 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1953, he was 32 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1972, by the time he was 51 years old, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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Margaret D Wheeler
May 28, 1924 - May 23, 2002
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Marjorie M Wheeler
Nov 18, 1923 - Jun 28, 1995
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Robert O Wheeler
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Richard P Wheeler
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Sep 16, 1908 - August 1980
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Annie Wheeler
Sep 21, 1913 - September 1979
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Elizabeth E Wheeler
Mar 29, 1913 - Oct 31, 1996
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Cora E Wheeler
Aug 6, 1911 - Feb 27, 1991
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Mar 31, 1923 - Jan 10, 1991
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Jul 1, 1925 - May 2, 2006
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