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Robert Wissel (1948 - 1974)

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Robert Wissel
1948 - 1974
Born
October 17, 1948
Death
December 1974
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Robert Wissel was born on October 17, 1948, and died at age 26 years old in December 1974. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Robert Wissel.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 34264959

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Robert Wissel passed away at age 26 years old in December 1974. Robert Wissel was born on October 17, 1948. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Robert Wissel.

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Robert Wissel lived 49 years shorter than the average Wissel family member when he died at the age of 26.
The average age of a Wissel family member is 75.
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1948 - 1974 World Events

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In 1948, in the year that Robert Wissel was born, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1956, at the age of just 8 years old, Robert was alive when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1959, at the age of just 11 years old, Robert was alive when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1968, at the age of 20 years old, Robert was alive when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1974, in the year of Robert Wissel's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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