Wilbur J Kellum Jr (1916 - 1998)

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Wilbur J Kellum Jr
1916 - 1998
September 16, 1916
January 6, 1998
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Beverly Hills, Citrus County, Florida 34464
Wilbur J Kellum Jr was born on September 16, 1916. He died on January 6, 1998 at 81 years old. We know that Wilbur J Kellum Jr had been residing in Beverly Hills, Citrus County, Florida 34464.
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Wilbur J Kellum Jr passed away on January 6, 1998 at 81 years old. He was born on September 16, 1916. There is no information about Wilbur's family. We know that Wilbur J Kellum Jr had been residing in Beverly Hills, Citrus County, Florida 34464.

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In 1916, in the year that Wilbur J Kellum Jr was born, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

In 1926, at the age of merely 10 years old, Wilbur was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1936, by the time he was 20 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1951, when he was 35 years old, on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1998, in the year of Wilbur J Kellum Jr's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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