Wallace Lee Misfeldt (1927 - 2003)

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Willamette National Cemetery
Section COL-3 Row 217 Site A,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Estacada, Clackamas County, Oregon

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: S1
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1927 - In the year that Wallace Lee Misfeldt was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

1935 - He was just 8 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

1965 - When he was 38 years old, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

1967 - He was 40 years old when between June 5th and 10th, Israeli and Egypt, Jordan, and Syria fought what came to be called the "Six-Day War". The hostilities began when Israel launched "preemptive" strikes against Egypt, destroying nearly its entire air force. It ended with Israel occupying the Sinai Peninsula, Golan Heights, Gaza Strip and West Bank.

1981 - At the age of 54 years old, Wallace was alive when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

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Wallace Lee Misfeldt passed away on May 28, 2003 at 76 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section COL-3 Row 217 Site A, Portland, Or. He was born on February 17, 1927. There is no information about Wallace's family or relationships. We know that Wallace Lee Misfeldt had been residing in Estacada, Clackamas County, Oregon.

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