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Wilfred H Corbeil (1912 - 1974)

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Wilfred H Corbeil
1912 - 1974
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September 25, 1912
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April 1, 1974
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Dover, Kent County, Delaware 19901
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Wilfred H Corbeil was born on September 25, 1912. He died on April 1, 1974 at 61 years old. We know that Wilfred H Corbeil had been residing in Dover, Kent County, Delaware 19901.
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Wilfred H Corbeil died on April 1, 1974 at age 61. He was born on September 25, 1912. We have no information about Wilfred's surviving family. We know that Wilfred H Corbeil had been residing in Dover, Kent County, Delaware 19901.
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In 1912, in the year that Wilfred H Corbeil was born, 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 16 years old, Wilfred was alive when aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1952, when he was 40 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1968, he was 56 years old when on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

In 1974, in the year of Wilfred H Corbeil's passing, on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

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