Wilfred L Wegienka (1920 - 1996)

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Wilfred L Wegienka
1920 - 1996
updated February 06, 2019
Wilfred L Wegienka was born on August 14, 1920. He died on August 25, 1996 at 76 years old. We know that Wilfred L Wegienka had been residing in Taylor, Wayne County, Michigan 48180.


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Wilfred L Wegienka died on August 25, 1996 at age 76. He was born on August 14, 1920. We are unaware of information about Wilfred's immediate family. We know that Wilfred L Wegienka had been residing in Taylor, Wayne County, Michigan 48180.
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In 1920, in the year that Wilfred L Wegienka was born, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1967, he was 47 years old when on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1972, he was 52 years old when on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

In 1980, by the time he was 60 years old, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

In 1996, in the year of Wilfred L Wegienka's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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Vincent Wegienka
Jan 16, 1906 - August 1986
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John Wegienka
Sep 30, 1924 - Dec 9, 2001
New Boston, MI
Carrie E Wegienka
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Flat Rock, MI
James R Wegienka
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