Russell Willis (1924 - 1997)

Russell Willis
1924 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Russell Willis was born on November 23, 1924. He died on November 5, 1997 at age 72. We know that Russell Willis had been residing in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas 66109.
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Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas 66109
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Leavenworth National Cemetery Section 47 Row 12 Site 20, 150 Muncie Road, in Leavenworth, Kansas 66048
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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: ST3
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Russell Willis died on November 5, 1997 at age 72. He was buried in Leavenworth National Cemetery Section 47 Row 12 Site 20, Leavenworth, Kansas. He was born on November 23, 1924. We have no information about Russell's family or relationships. We know that Russell Willis had been residing in Kansas City, Wyandotte County, Kansas 66109.
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In 1924, in the year that Russell Willis was born, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1931, by the time he was only 7 years old, 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 1971, when he was 47 years old, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1986, by the time he was 62 years old, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

In 1997, in the year of Russell Willis's passing, on July 1st, Hong Kong was returned to China. In 1898, Great Britain was awarded Hong Kong for 99 years. In a subsequent agreement, China agreed to allow Hong Kong to remain capitalist. So the handing over of the area ended British rule but did not change the economic system of Hong Kong.

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Other Russell Willises

c. 1904 - Sep 16, 1947
c. 1895 - Oct 25, 1914
c. 1915 - Unknown
c. 1911 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1918 - Unknown
c. 1925 - Unknown
c. 1922 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1929 - Unknown
c. 1920 - Unknown
c. 1914 - Unknown
c. 1915 - Unknown
c. 1915 - Unknown
c. 1919 - Unknown
c. 1924 - Unknown
c. 1918 - Unknown
c. 1915 - Unknown
c. 1920 - Unknown
Jun 10, 1947 - Jul 17, 1998

Other Willises

Feb 4, 1902 - January 1980
Dec 6, 1966 - June 1998
Jul 12, 1896 - March 1968
May 4, 1900 - July 1971
Feb 13, 1906 - April 1983
Oct 10, 1911 - October 1978
Oct 2, 1927 - Feb 18, 2003
Sep 23, 1925 - Mar 15, 2009
Dec 28, 1916 - March 1983
Jan 2, 1928 - February 1978
Jun 8, 1924 - February 1974
May 12, 1914 - Jul 20, 1994
Sep 8, 1976 - Dec 23, 2008
Feb 19, 1890 - September 1965
Feb 23, 1930 - February 1960
Apr 14, 1922 - Dec 10, 2003
Mar 13, 1925 - Aug 25, 2007
Sep 22, 1895 - March 1985
May 19, 1921 - Nov 14, 2005
Jun 5, 1923 - March 1984

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Nov 23, 1923 - Feb 10, 1993
Sep 4, 1884 - July 1967
Nov 22, 1909 - July 1965
Oct 16, 1922 - Nov 7, 2007
Jul 26, 1925 - January 1982
Jan 22, 1905 - Apr 14, 1994
Dec 29, 1902 - August 1980
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Aug 10, 1923 - April 1986
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Mar 14, 1924 - Aug 20, 1992
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