Vivian J Welton (1926 - 2004)

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Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington

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Cynthia & Dianna Roser, Pennsylvania

Cynthia & Dianna Roser, Pennsylvania

Mary Varhola Welton, AZ

Mary Varhola Welton, AZ

Harvey E. and Olive N. Welton, PA

Harvey E. and Olive N. Welton, PA

George Welton Family

George Welton Family

Harley & Albert Welton

Harley & Albert Welton

Thorward Meat Market

Thorward Meat Market

Heavener or Hodgen High School 1951 Basketball

Heavener or Hodgen High School 1951 Basketball

Hodgen High School, Oklahoma 1931 Basketball Team

Hodgen High School, Oklahoma 1931 Basketball Team

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1926 - In the year that Vivian J Welton 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.

1928 - When this person was just 2 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.

1941 - This person was merely 15 years old when 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.

1984 - By the time this person was 58 years old, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

1989 - Vivian was 63 years old when on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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Vivian J Welton passed away on October 20, 2004 at 78 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. Vivian was born on January 18, 1926. We have no information about Vivian's immediate family. We know that Vivian J Welton had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington.

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