Virginia Kirkland (1930 - 1968)

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Virginia Kirkland
1930 - 1968
updated February 06, 2019
Virginia Kirkland was born on February 8, 1930. She died in April 1968 at age 38.


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Virginia Kirkland passed away in April 1968 at 38 years of age. She was born on February 8, 1930. We are unaware of information about Virginia's family.
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In 1930, in the year that Virginia Kirkland was born, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1943, at the age of just 13 years old, Virginia was alive when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1949, she was 19 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1952, at the age of 22 years old, Virginia was alive when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1968, in the year of Virginia Kirkland's passing, 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.

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Other Virginia Kirklands

Virginia L Kirkland
Oct 25, 1915 - December 1993
Atlanta, GA
Virginia A. (Holman) Kirkland
Born: around 1963
Virginia C. (Pond) Kirkland
Born: around 1954
Virginia M. (Mitchell) Kirkland
Born: around 1959
Virginia M. (Barry) Kirkland
Born: around 1956
Virginia A. (Emmite) Kirkland
Born: around 1950
Virginia Kay Kirkland
Nov 27, 1958 - Feb 4, 2010
Virginia Kirkland
Feb 2, 1935 - February 1978
Virginia A Kirkland
May 21, 1914 - December 1992
San Rafael, CA
Virginia Kirkland
Sep 19, 1917 - May 1979
Virginia Kirkland
Jun 25, 1918 - Sep 18, 2008
Lufkin, TX
Virginia Kirkland
Oct 17, 1898 - July 1974
Beulah, Michigan
Virginia C Kirkland
Sep 28, 1926 - Jul 15, 2007
Orange Beach, AL
Virginia Kirkland
Dec 31, 1941 - January 1983
Virginia B Kirkland
Jan 16, 1930 - Jul 27, 2005
Scottsboro, AL
Virginia Kirkland
Feb 10, 1934 - Aug 5, 2004
Saint Louis, MO
Virginia M Kirkland
Oct 31, 1926 - Feb 14, 2008
Rainbow City, AL
Virginia W Kirkland
May 28, 1924 - Jul 24, 2009
Gadsden, AL
Virginia F Kirkland
Jan 31, 1924 - Mar 10, 1995
Virginia Kirkland
Dec 29, 1927 - Apr 28, 1998
Dayton, OH

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Charles Kirkland
Nov 26, 1928 - July 1986
Frank J Kirkland
May 19, 1939 - May 6, 1997
Florence Kirkland
Mar 16, 1905 - December 1974
Mishawaka, Indiana
Etta Mae Kirkland
Aug 13, 1915 - May 31, 2011
South Bend, Indiana
Patricia D Kirkland
Oct 7, 1932 - Dec 30, 1990
Scottsdale, AZ
Helen C Kirkland
May 30, 1926 - May 15, 1996
South Bend, IN
Diana S Kirkland
Jul 6, 1945 - Sep 22, 2004
Pensacola, FL
Alice L Kirkland
Sep 30, 1945 - Feb 20, 2006
Indianapolis, IN
Ida Kirkland
Jul 21, 1898 - Feb 12, 1988
Maria Kirkland
Mar 12, 1889 - September 1969
Phoenix, Arizona
Elva H Kirkland
Jan 27, 1923 - May 6, 1999
Monticello, IL
Marion Kirkland
Apr 21, 1890 - March 1976
Algoma, Wisconsin
Lillie Kirkland
Jan 3, 1893 - November 1978
Centreville, Mississippi
Ione Kirkland
Jul 10, 1910 - May 19, 2002
Payson, AZ
Wallace Kirkland
Jul 6, 1947 - Aug 10, 2002
Hazel Crest, IL
Elve Kirkland
Sep 10, 1899 - January 1980
Chicago, Illinois
Charles Kirkland
Mar 29, 1911 - April 1980
French Lick, Indiana
Sherill Kirkland
Jun 4, 1961 - Apr 10, 2008
Sylva, NC
James Kirkland
Dec 23, 1923 - May 1972
East Orange, New Jersey
Roy Kirkland
Mar 4, 1909 - December 1969
New York, New York

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Dec 9, 1931 - Oct 8, 2006
Brooksville, FL
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Feb 2, 1928 - Nov 22, 2000
Columbus, OH
Philabena Roemer
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Geneva Harman
Mar 31, 1930 - Dec 13, 1998
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Jackie Robinson
Feb 7, 1932 - December 1966
David M Patti
Apr 24, 1931 - Dec 18, 2001
Marion, IN
Loretta N Huffman
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James H Harrison
Dec 8, 1930 - Jul 4, 1994
Baltic, CT
Russell Mcdonald
Aug 5, 1898 - August 1982
Hardinsburg, Indiana
Alta Rosemary Block
Aug 22, 1930 - Jul 22, 2008
Saint Marys, Ohio
Dorothy L Obrien
Mar 3, 1911 - June 1996
Hagerstown, IN
Charles E Harris
Oct 5, 1922 - Mar 28, 1999
Greenville, OH
Virgie D Shelton
Jul 30, 1929 - Nov 1, 2007
Greensburg, IN
Grace Masters
Jun 14, 1930 - April 1985
Rushville, Indiana
William J Dartnall
May 31, 1930 - Jun 23, 1993
Cincinnati, OH
Elizabeth R Hopkins
Aug 24, 1929 - Jan 29, 1997
Liberty, IN
Robert K Whalen
Dec 28, 1929 - Oct 8, 2006
Richmond, IN
Susan Banks
Jan 2, 1904 - April 1970
Brookville, Indiana
Lula Richardson
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Geraldine Templeton
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