Virginia Williamson (1926 - 1981)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Virginia Williamson’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Virginia so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Virginia’s biography.

Virginia Williamson Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Virginia Williamson and her immediate Williamson family. Add to Virginia Williamson's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Virginia.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Virginia Williamson? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Virginia move a lot? Did she emigrate from another country? Add Virginia's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Virginia finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Virginia attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Virginia did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Virginia Williamson is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Virginia's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Virginia's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Virginia a religious woman? Add Virginia’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Virginia during various points of her life.

Timeline

1926 - In the year that Virginia Williamson was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

1930 - Virginia was only 4 years old when 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.

1955 - She was 29 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

1975 - Virginia was 49 years old when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

1981 - In the year of Virginia Williamson's passing, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

Virginia Williamson Family Tree

Who was Virginia’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Virginia’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Virginia's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Virginia Williamson
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Virginia's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Virginia Williamson is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Virginia Williamson passed away in May 1981 at 54 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Virginia. She was born on December 12, 1926. We have no information about Virginia's immediate family.

Memories

What do you remember about Virginia Williamson? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Virginia is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Virginia Williamson

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources