Wilda M Ohlson (1913 - 2011)

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Wilda M Ohlson
1913 - 2011
updated February 06, 2019
Wilda M Ohlson was born on May 20, 1913. She died on May 1, 2011 at 97 years of age. We know that Wilda M Ohlson had been residing in Stuart, Martin County, Florida 34994.


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Wilda M Ohlson passed away on May 1, 2011 at 97 years of age. She was born on May 20, 1913. We are unaware of information about Wilda's surviving family. We know that Wilda M Ohlson had been residing in Stuart, Martin County, Florida 34994.
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In 1913, in the year that Wilda M Ohlson was born, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

In 1937, Wilda was 24 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1958, when she was 45 years old, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1961, when she was 48 years old, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1987, she was 74 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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