Wilbur Mann (1910 - 1985)

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John Rhoades and Ruby (Mann ) Irle

John Rhoades and Ruby (Mann ) Irle

Walter Mann and Brenda Hodge

Walter Mann and Brenda Hodge

James Edward Montaine and friends

James Edward Montaine and friends

Hettie Ruth (Mann) Williams

Hettie Ruth (Mann) Williams

Leonard D Mann

Leonard D Mann

Tommy Ray Mann

Tommy Ray Mann

Chandos Marion Mann

Chandos Marion Mann

Moses Andrew Mann

Moses Andrew Mann

Pearl May Mann

Pearl May Mann

Emery E. Mann gravesite

Emery E. Mann gravesite

Mary Elizabeth Mann

Mary Elizabeth Mann

David & Madeleine Mann Gravesite

David & Madeleine Mann Gravesite

Joanne Arlene Mann

Joanne Arlene Mann

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Clyde E Mann John Rhoades and Ruby (Mann ) Irle Walter Mann and Brenda Hodge James Edward Montaine and friends

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1910 - In the year that Wilbur Mann was born, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

1915 - When he was only 5 years old, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

1916 - By the time he was merely 6 years old, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

1921 - At the age of only 11 years old, Wilbur was alive when in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

1985 - In the year of Wilbur Mann's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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Wilbur Mann died in November 1985 at 74 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on November 23, 1910. There is no information about Wilbur's surviving family. We know that Wilbur Mann had been residing in California.

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