Wesley Jenkins

(1911 - 1985)

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Wesley Jenkins
1911 - 1985
Born
May 2, 1911
Death
March 1985
Last Known Residence
Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington 98445
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Wesley Jenkins was born on May 2, 1911. He died in March 1985 at 73 years of age. We know that Wesley Jenkins had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington 98445.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Wesley Jenkins died in March 1985 at age 73. He was born on May 2, 1911. There is no information about Wesley's family or relationships. We know that Wesley Jenkins had been residing in Tacoma, Pierce County, Washington 98445.

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In 1911, in the year that Wesley Jenkins was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1920, when he was only 9 years old, the Volstead Act became law. Formally called the National Prohibition Act, the Volstead Act enabled law enforcement agencies to carry out the 18th Amendment. It said that "no person shall manufacture, sell, barter, transport, import, export, deliver, or furnish any intoxicating liquor except as authorized by this act" and defined intoxicating liquor as any beverage containing more than 0.5% alcohol by volume.

In 1948, by the time he was 37 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1955, he was 44 years old when on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1985, in the year of Wesley Jenkins's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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c. 1966 - Unknown 1966 - ?
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c. 1965 - Unknown 1965 - ?

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