Wanda L Abbott (1940 - 2006)

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Weir, Choctaw County, Mississippi

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Michael Charles Abbott

Michael Charles Abbott

Mark Thurman Abbott

Mark Thurman Abbott

Jessie Todd Abbott

Jessie Todd Abbott

Jerry & Glendine (Bass) Abbott

Jerry & Glendine (Bass) Abbott

Bessie Abbott

Bessie Abbott

Glendine Bass Abbott

Glendine Bass Abbott

Harold Warren Carr

Harold Warren Carr

Ralph & Maude Sharp Family

Ralph & Maude Sharp Family

Melvin Lemond Abbott

Melvin Lemond Abbott

Beatrice Abbott

Beatrice Abbott

David F Abbott

David F Abbott

Glendine Bass Abbott

Glendine Bass Abbott

Eugene & Rossmore Abbott, Rhode Island

Eugene & Rossmore Abbott, Rhode Island

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Booker T. Washington & guests Michael Charles Abbott Mark Thurman Abbott Jessie Todd Abbott

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1940 - In the year that Wanda L Abbott was born, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

1949 - When she was merely 9 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

1957 - Wanda was 17 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

1962 - By the time she was 22 years old, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

1990 - When she was 50 years old, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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Wanda L Abbott passed away on June 21, 2006 at age 65. There is no known cause of death. She was born on November 27, 1940. There is no information about Wanda's family. We know that Wanda L Abbott had been residing in Weir, Choctaw County, Mississippi.

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