Wesley Willoughby (1924 - 1974)

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Wesley Willoughby
1924 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Wesley Willoughby was born on March 6, 1924. He died in August 1974 at 50 years of age.


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Wesley Willoughby passed away in August 1974 at 50 years of age. He was born on March 6, 1924. We have no information about Wesley's family.
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In 1924, in the year that Wesley Willoughby was born, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1938, when he was merely 14 years old, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1946, by the time he was 22 years old, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1962, he was 38 years old when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1974, in the year of Wesley Willoughby's passing, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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Aug 23, 1925 - May 8, 1985
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Oct 21, 1931 - Feb 6, 2005
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Elizabeth Willoughby
Dec 17, 1890 - June 1976
Marie Willoughby
Jul 19, 1901 - November 1974
Thelma Willoughby
Apr 30, 1894 - February 1986
Saint Petersburg, Florida
Patricia P Willoughby
Oct 30, 1932 - Jun 22, 2010
Orange Park, FL
Bert H Willoughby
Nov 11, 1932 - Nov 2, 1998
Fernandina Beach, FL
Carl D Willoughby
Dec 16, 1928 - Aug 27, 1992
Hillsboro, OH
Louise L Willoughby
Jan 11, 1917 - Nov 5, 1987
Jacksonville Beach, FL
Charles E Willoughby
Dec 20, 1958 - Aug 6, 1999
Orlando, FL
Kathleen Willoughby
Aug 11, 1937 - Jul 5, 2011
Ronald Richard Willoughby
Nov 18, 1943 - Jun 26, 2003
Lake City, FL
John Willoughby
Feb 11, 1903 - October 1979
Miami, Florida
John M Willoughby
Mar 31, 1909 - Jan 24, 2006
Augusta, GA
Ivy Willoughby
Nov 10, 1908 - May 1974
Tampa, Florida
Vertna P Willoughby
Feb 16, 1907 - Apr 25, 2001
Franklin, NC
Delia Willoughby
May 5, 1913 - March 1984
Sardis, Alabama
Mabel E Willoughby
May 7, 1903 - Jun 3, 2001
Dothan, AL
Wilma R Willoughby
May 24, 1930 - May 17, 2004
Chiefland, FL

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Dorothy B Thompson
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Okahumpka, FL
Luther Scott
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Kissimmee, FL
Edwina M Ditchfield
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Palm Bay, FL
Rosalyn P Mason
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Santa Rosa, California
Percy Weatherigion
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