Wilbur B Tarr Jr (1927 - 1992)

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Burial / Funeral

Massachusetts National Cemetery
Section 13 Site 751,
Off Connery Avenue, Bourne, Ma

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Last Known Residence

Whitman, Plymouth County, Massachusetts

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: SF3
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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B

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Jr

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1927 - In the year that Wilbur B Tarr Jr was born, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

1965 - At the age of 38 years old, Wilbur was alive when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

1970 - He was 43 years old when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

1977 - At the age of 50 years old, Wilbur was alive when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

1992 - In the year of Wilbur B Tarr Jr's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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Wilbur B Tarr Jr died on December 26, 1992 at 65 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Wilbur. He was buried in Massachusetts National Cemetery Section 13 Site 751, Bourne, Ma. He was born on February 16, 1927. We are unaware of information about Wilbur's immediate family. We know that Wilbur B Tarr Jr had been residing in Whitman, Plymouth County, Massachusetts.

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