Samuel Ray Wideberg (1920 - 2002)

Samuel Ray Wideberg
1920 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
Samuel Ray Wideberg was born on January 19, 1920. He died on April 29, 2002 at 82 years of age. We know that Samuel Ray Wideberg had been residing in Hermitage, Mercer County, Pennsylvania 16148.

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Samuel Ray Wideberg

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Samuel

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Ray

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Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery Section A-A Site 10, P.o. Box 6237, in San Diego, California 92166

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Hermitage, Mercer County, Pennsylvania 16148

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: CDR
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea, Vietnam

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Samuel Ray Wideberg passed away on April 29, 2002 at 82 years old. He was buried in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery Section A-A Site 10, San Diego, California. He was born on January 19, 1920. We have no information about Samuel's immediate family. We know that Samuel Ray Wideberg had been residing in Hermitage, Mercer County, Pennsylvania 16148.
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In 1920, in the year that Samuel Ray Wideberg was born, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1949, when he was 29 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1964, at the age of 44 years old, Samuel was alive when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1982, when he was 62 years old, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

In 1997, by the time he was 77 years old, 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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