Lila J Walker (1921 - 1989)

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Lila J Walker
1921 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Lila J Walker was born on September 27, 1921. She died on April 19, 1989 at 67 years old. We know that Lila J Walker had been residing in Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia 22310.


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Lila J Walker passed away on April 19, 1989 at 67 years of age. She was born on September 27, 1921. We are unaware of information about Lila's immediate family. We know that Lila J Walker had been residing in Alexandria, Fairfax County, Virginia 22310.
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In 1921, in the year that Lila J Walker was born, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1931, at the age of just 10 years old, Lila was alive 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.

In 1943, at the age of 22 years old, Lila was alive when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1977, at the age of 56 years old, Lila 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 1989, in the year of Lila J Walker's passing, on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

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Pana, IL
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Mar 25, 1903 - November 1970
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Aug 16, 1924 - Feb 23, 1999
Sandusky, OH
Merton R Walker
Aug 5, 1931 - Jan 28, 1996
Normal, IL
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Herman Walker
Dec 25, 1931 - February 1979
Oak Park, Illinois
Zack Walker
Aug 7, 1903 - January 1980
Chicago, Illinois
Georgeena Walker
Feb 13, 1896 - March 1979
Wheaton, Illinois
Irwin Walker
Nov 18, 1885 - September 1973
Chicago, Illinois
E R Walker
Jan 10, 1932 - Sep 15, 1993
Glendal W Walker
Sep 20, 1928 - Feb 19, 2000
Petersburg, IL
William L Walker
Sep 16, 1929 - Aug 29, 2008
Nampa, ID
John W Walker
Aug 30, 1931 - Dec 30, 2003
Doe Run, MO
Bud W Walker
Apr 30, 1930 - Oct 21, 2006
Carbondale, IL
Mary P Walker
Jan 27, 1926 - Oct 8, 1998
Herrin, IL
Henry Walker
Feb 1, 1933 - October 1978

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