Oliver Wright (1922 - 1974)

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Oliver Wright
1922 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Oliver Wright was born on May 20, 1922. He died in May 1974 at 51 years old.


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Oliver Wright passed away in May 1974 at 51 years old. He was born on May 20, 1922. There is no information about Oliver's family.
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In 1922, in the year that Oliver Wright was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1932, by the time he was only 10 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1949, at the age of 27 years old, Oliver was alive when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1950, at the age of 28 years old, Oliver was alive when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1974, in the year of Oliver Wright's passing, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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Oliver R Wright
Born: around 1924
New York, United States
Oliver K Wright
Born: around 1924
Arizona, United States
Oliver L Wright
Born: around 1917
Idaho, United States
Oliver Wright
Born: around 1908
Louisiana, United States
Oliver Wright
Born: around 1923
Louisiana, United States
Oliver S Wright
Born: around 1922
Iowa, United States
Oliver W Wright
Born: around 1923
Indiana, United States
Oliver D Wright
Born: around 1913
Alabama, United States
Oliver Wright
Born: around 1917
Tennessee, United States
Oliver W H Wright
Born: around 1914
United States
Oliver M Wright
Born: around 1920
United States
Oliver C Sr Wright
Born: around 1910
Virginia, United States
Oliver J Wright
Born: around 1920
United States
Oliver Wright
Born: around 1917
Virginia, United States
Oliver J Wright
Born: around 1900
Massachusetts, United States
Oliver M Wright
Born: around 1916
California, United States
Oliver M Wright
Born: around 1921
Michigan, United States
Oliver P Wright
Born: around 1922
North Carolina, United States

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Mar 16, 1897 - May 1972
Callahan, Florida
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May 30, 1916 - Apr 24, 2005
Jacksonville, FL
Donald C Wright
May 3, 1923 - May 21, 1997
Jacksonville, FL
George Wright
Sep 2, 1915 - Aug 16, 1969
James Wright
Aug 23, 1895 - December 1976
Miami, Florida
Edwin Wright
Apr 6, 1918 - March 1961
Lina Wright
Apr 28, 1905 - September 1979
Jacksonville, Florida
Tom A Wright
Oct 16, 1912 - Feb 1, 2003
Riverdale, GA
Ernestine Wright
May 23, 1919 - January 1978
Elver O Wright
Jan 28, 1909 - Dec 2, 1997
Montgomery, AL
Alexander Wright
Jul 14, 1913 - Feb 3, 1990
Baltimore, MD
Samuel Wright
Aug 29, 1909 - April 1983
Miami, Florida
Paul Wright
Jun 15, 1953 - Sep 4, 2008
Jacksonville, Florida
Mildred Wright
Aug 17, 1906 - September 1979
Jacksonville, Florida
William F Wright
Dec 15, 1953 - Jun 14, 2006
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Charlie Wright
Died: May 1973
Willie Wright
Feb 18, 1911 - December 1982
Pompano Beach, Florida
Charlie Wright
Jun 8, 1902 - July 1971
Pompano Beach, Florida
Donald Wright
May 11, 1919 - Feb 19, 2007
Ochlocknee, GA
Nick Wright
Jan 1, 1910 - June 1980
Hawthorne, Florida

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