Wilbert H Russell (1922 - 1999)

Wilbert H Russell
1922 - 1999
updated February 06, 2019
Wilbert H Russell was born on August 30, 1922. He died on April 13, 1999 at 76 years old. We know that Wilbert H Russell had been residing in Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wisconsin 53186.

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Wilbert H Russell passed away on April 13, 1999 at 76 years of age. He was born on August 30, 1922. We are unaware of information about Wilbert's immediate family. We know that Wilbert H Russell had been residing in Waukesha, Waukesha County, Wisconsin 53186.
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In 1922, in the year that Wilbert H Russell was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1933, he was merely 11 years old when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1955, he was 33 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1988, Wilbert was 66 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1990, at the age of 68 years old, Wilbert was alive when on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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around 1927 - Unknown
around 1917 - Unknown
around 1922 - Unknown
around 1924 - Unknown
Sep 28, 1906 - January 1978
Oct 2, 1907 - August 1987
Jun 25, 1916 - Dec 24, 2009
Mar 10, 1918 - Aug 15, 1997

Other Russells

Dec 24, 1893 - May 1985
Jul 24, 1902 - Apr 15, 1990
Nov 17, 1890 - September 1980
Nov 17, 1921 - Sep 24, 2005
Oct 23, 1920 - Jun 9, 1994
Jun 4, 1929 - February 1964
Feb 18, 1931 - Nov 10, 2009
May 14, 1902 - February 1968
Feb 8, 1874 - April 1972
Sep 10, 1934 - Oct 20, 2000
Mar 26, 1920 - Dec 5, 2010
Mar 14, 1936 - Jun 17, 1993
Jan 13, 1911 - Feb 2, 2003
Sep 1, 1934 - Oct 17, 2003
Sep 7, 1932 - Aug 22, 2000
Mar 28, 1915 - December 1978
Feb 9, 1932 - Jan 26, 2004
Jul 4, 1940 - May 26, 2006
Jul 31, 1917 - May 25, 1991
Dec 15, 1905 - February 1985

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Mar 3, 1922 - Aug 28, 2011
Nov 28, 1921 - April 1980
Aug 30, 1922 - Dec 23, 2010
Jun 1, 1889 - January 1972
May 15, 1923 - May 7, 2011
Dec 3, 1916 - Feb 13, 2006
Jun 18, 1901 - Jul 2, 1992
Sep 2, 1918 - Feb 9, 2010
Apr 13, 1922 - Dec 7, 2002
Oct 8, 1922 - Feb 9, 2007
Oct 13, 1905 - Mar 9, 2001
Apr 24, 1906 - November 1985
Feb 9, 1921 - Jan 30, 1996
Nov 17, 1896 - October 1962
Mar 16, 1922 - February 1986
Jul 16, 1921 - Jan 28, 2004
Oct 16, 1918 - May 20, 1995
Jun 26, 1918 - May 3, 1991
Jun 5, 1922 - Nov 25, 1989
Oct 6, 1922 - Apr 9, 2010
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