Molly Wells (1938 - 1982)

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Molly Wells
1938 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Molly Wells was born on June 20, 1938. She died in July 1982 at 44 years old. We know that Molly Wells had been residing in California 92633.


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Molly Wells passed away in July 1982 at age 44. She was born on June 20, 1938. We have no information about Molly's family or relationships. We know that Molly Wells had been residing in California 92633.
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1938 - 1982 World Events

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In 1938, in the year that Molly Wells was born, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

In 1957, Molly was 19 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1964, when she was 26 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.

In 1978, Molly was 40 years old when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1982, in the year of Molly Wells's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Other Molly Wellses

Molly S. (Mcnamara) Wells
Born: around 1961
Molly E. (Edens) Wells
Born: around 1938
Molly A. (Stephens) Wells
Born: around 1955
Molly S. (Clark) Wells
Born: around 1958
Molly K. (Mitchell) Wells
Born: around 1985
Molly K. (Abernathy) Wells
Born: around 1977

Other Wellses

Evelyne Wells
Apr 15, 1905 - June 1983
Santa Rosa, California
Margaret Wells
Nov 23, 1905 - Feb 13, 1997
Long Beach, CA
Myrtle Wells
May 20, 1890 - March 1966
Modesto, California
Theodore Wells
Oct 18, 1888 - November 1957
Evelyn Wells
Nov 27, 1904 - May 1968
Turlock, California
Marjorie L Wells
Dec 9, 1938 - Apr 10, 2008
Corona, California
Nadine S Wells
Jan 8, 1911 - Jul 12, 2008
Friday Harbor, WA
Lolita L Wells
Sep 22, 1938 - Dec 27, 2006
Seal Beach, CA
King Wells
Dec 19, 1941 - August 1976
Duarte, California
Frankie Wells
Jan 24, 1888 - February 1972
Glendale, California
Sachiko Wells
Sep 4, 1931 - Jan 28, 1992
Fresno, CA
Greg Joseph Wells
Jun 19, 1942 - Feb 4, 2009
Bakersfield, California
Mildred B Wells
Jan 7, 1901 - Nov 15, 1996
Fresno, CA
Norman E Wells
Jul 5, 1941 - Dec 1, 1999
Fresno, CA
Frank Wells
Oct 1, 1941 - January 1969
Oma Wells
Aug 19, 1898 - May 1979
Hartford, Alabama
Jo L Wells
Aug 17, 1937 - Aug 28, 2004
Walnut Ridge, AR
Bernadette A Wells
Feb 14, 1941 - Jul 5, 2000
San Francisco, CA
Richard Wells
Nov 1, 1941 - Mar 15, 2011
Denver, CO
W C Wells
Oct 25, 1942 - Nov 3, 2001
Northridge, CA

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Nora G Campbell
Oct 31, 1910 - Aug 8, 1988
Sonoma, CA
Sharon J Menkin
Apr 12, 1938 - Dec 7, 2003
Newport Beach, CA
Alice L Marshall
Apr 13, 1911 - Jun 22, 1998
Lakewood, CA
Hugh W Gill
Aug 19, 1938 - Aug 9, 1998
Orange, CA
Math Fruhwirth
Feb 15, 1908 - December 1961
James H Davis
Jan 22, 1939 - May 1, 2004
Torrance, CA
Tim Harmsen
Sep 16, 1937 - December 1983
Connie J Allmand
Mar 6, 1939 - Feb 10, 2002
Roseburg, OR
Ursula D Ferling
Dec 16, 1898 - December 1989
Mary M Smith
Apr 2, 1919 - Dec 19, 2002
Manhattan Beach, CA
Lanny G Jarvis
Sep 17, 1937 - Nov 9, 2002
Sallisaw, OK
Barbara A Dennis
Oct 5, 1936 - Nov 23, 2006
Las Vegas, NV
Ralph C Beske
Jan 5, 1910 - Dec 23, 1975
Dorothy Barton
Oct 27, 1909 - March 1987
Belle Mead, New Jersey
Charles Mead
Oct 19, 1902 - September 1965
Eva Martin
Sep 1, 1885 - December 1984
Long Beach, California
Evelyn R Michienzi
Nov 8, 1909 - Apr 18, 1999
Long Beach, CA
Robert L Krueger
Jan 22, 1938 - Oct 31, 2001
Seal Beach, CA
Sue A Park
Jul 3, 1937 - Mar 18, 2004
Vallejo, CA
Harry Mcfarland
May 10, 1884 - October 1970
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