Velma Walton

(1918 - 1995)

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Velma Walton
1918 - 1995
Born
February 8, 1918
Death
April 2, 1995
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Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi 38635
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Velma Walton was born on February 8, 1918. She died on April 2, 1995 at 77 years old. We know that Velma Walton had been residing in Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi 38635.
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Velma Walton passed away on April 2, 1995 at 77 years old. She was born on February 8, 1918. There is no information about Velma's family or relationships. We know that Velma Walton had been residing in Holly Springs, Marshall County, Mississippi 38635.

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In 1918, in the year that Velma Walton was born, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

In 1928, by the time she was only 10 years old, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1932, at the age of just 14 years old, Velma was alive when 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 1941, when she was 23 years old, on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

In 1995, in the year of Velma Walton's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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