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Wilbur Berridge (1905 - 1963)

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Wilbur Berridge
1905 - 1963
Born
February 18, 1905
Death
June 1963
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Wilbur Berridge was born on February 18, 1905, and died at age 58 years old in June 1963. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Wilbur Berridge.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 10000407

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Wilbur Berridge passed away at age 58 years old in June 1963. Wilbur Berridge was born on February 18, 1905. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Wilbur Berridge.

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Wilbur Berridge lived 11 years shorter than the average Berridge family member when he died at the age of 58.
The average age of a Berridge family member is 69.
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1905 - 1963 World Events

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In 1905, in the year that Wilbur Berridge was born, the Industrial Workers of the World was founded. An international labor union founded in Chicago, it was most often referred to as the "Wobblies" and had ties to the socialist movement and the anarchist movement. At its peak, it had 150,000 members.

In 1912, he was merely 7 years old when Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1928, at the age of 23 years old, Wilbur was alive when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1932, he was 27 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1963, in the year of Wilbur Berridge's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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