Viola Wilson (1895 - 1985)

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Viola Wilson
1895 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Viola Wilson was born on May 6, 1895. She died in February 1985 at 89 years of age. We know that Viola Wilson had been residing in Chico, Butte County, California 95926.


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Viola Wilson passed away in February 1985 at 89 years old. She was born on May 6, 1895. There is no information about Viola's surviving family. We know that Viola Wilson had been residing in Chico, Butte County, California 95926.
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In 1895, in the year that Viola Wilson was born, on September 3rd, in Latrobe, PA, the first professional football game was played. The game was between the Latrobe YMCA and the Jeannette Athletic Club. Latrobe won 12 - 0.

In 1902, at the age of just 7 years old, Viola was alive when about 150 thousand United Mine Workers went on strike in eastern Pennsylvania for a wage increase and more suitable hours. They eventually got a 10% raise and their workday was reduced from 10 hours to 9. Because winter was coming and most people at the time heated their homes with coal, President Teddy Roosevelt arbitrated between the owners and the workers - the first time that the Federal government arbitrated in a strike.

In 1934, Viola was 39 years old when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1946, by the time she was 51 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1985, in the year of Viola Wilson's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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District Of Columbia, United States
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Texas, United States
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1909 - 1973
High, Australia
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Viola Louisa Malthouse Wilson
S Kilda, Australia
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Died: 1903
Williamstown, Australia
Viola R Wilson
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Dec 31, 1969 - Sep 22, 1981
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Apr 15, 1911 - Aug 25, 1963
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Jun 2, 1918 - Dec 19, 1987
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Jan 8, 1926 - Feb 15, 2000
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Aug 2, 1915 - Feb 15, 2004
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Jul 15, 1891 - January 1973
Los Angeles, California
Paul Wilson
Dec 2, 1924 - Jan 11, 1993
Oakland, CA
Tommie Wilson
Mar 21, 1925 - January 1981
Phoenix, Arizona
Creola Wilson
Dec 25, 1924 - January 1974
Rosetta Wilson
Apr 21, 1916 - Jan 15, 2000
Los Angeles, CA
Franklina Wilson
Feb 14, 1909 - April 1983
Gladys Wilson
Feb 3, 1896 - November 1975
Laguna Beach, California
Jack Wilson
Jan 29, 1931 - May 23, 1994
Grace M Wilson
Jan 15, 1914 - Jul 2, 1994
Denver, CO
Annie L Wilson
Aug 5, 1920 - Jul 1, 2006
La Grange, NC
Charles E Wilson
Apr 11, 1915 - Oct 29, 1991
Clara Wilson
Aug 28, 1893 - May 1974
Reno, Nevada
Geneva Wilson
Jan 28, 1902 - Sep 3, 1996
Fallon, NV
Mary J Wilson
Jul 24, 1920 - Jan 31, 1997
Doyle, CA
Georgia Wilson
Nov 6, 1901 - August 1987
Portland, Oregon
Georgia M Wilson
Oct 23, 1922 - Oct 18, 2003
San Francisco, CA
Pansey B Wilson
Mar 19, 1918 - Jan 14, 2004
Manhattan, KS
Mary Wilson
Sep 6, 1896 - May 1976
Tallulah, Louisiana

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Salt Lake City, UT
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Salt Lake City, Utah
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Amarillo, TX
Ina B Bowers
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Tucson, AZ
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