Wallace Pinson (1889 - 1968)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

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

Wallace Pinson Biography & Family History

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

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Wallace.

Burial / Funeral

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

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Mississippi

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

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

Professions

Share what Wallace did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Wallace Pinson is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Wallace's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Wallace's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Wallace a religious man? Add Wallace’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Wallace during various points of his life.

Timeline

1889 - In the year that Wallace Pinson was born, on April 22nd, at "high noon," about 50,000 people took off to claim open lands in the Land Rush of 1889. Called the "Unassigned Lands," part or all of 6 counties in Oklahoma were up for grabs. By the end of the day, Oklahoma City and Guthrie were created - each with about 10,000 inhabitants.

1921 - When he was 32 years old, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

1933 - Wallace was 44 years old when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

1949 - He was 60 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

1968 - In the year of Wallace Pinson'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.

Wallace Pinson Family Tree

Who was Wallace’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Wallace’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Wallace's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Wallace Pinson
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

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

Obituary

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

Wallace Pinson passed away in March 1968 at 78 years of age. There is no known cause of death. He was born on March 19, 1889. There is no information about Wallace's immediate family. We know that Wallace Pinson had been residing in Mississippi.

Memories

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

Write a comment

Other Records of Wallace Pinson

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources