Wilfred W Lewis (1914 - 2010)

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Wilfred W Lewis
1914 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
Wilfred W Lewis was born on August 13, 1914. He died on June 13, 2010 at age 95. We know that Wilfred W Lewis had been residing in Morton, Lewis County, Washington 98356.


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Wilfred W Lewis passed away on June 13, 2010 at age 95. He was born on August 13, 1914. We have no information about Wilfred's immediate family. We know that Wilfred W Lewis had been residing in Morton, Lewis County, Washington 98356.
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In 1914, in the year that Wilfred W Lewis was born, in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

In 1930, by the time he was 16 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1959, by the time he was 45 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1978, at the age of 64 years old, Wilfred was alive when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1986, Wilfred was 72 years old when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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Wilfred Thomas Lewis
around 1892 - May 21, 1940
Wilfred John Dennis Lewis
around 1913 - Jan 27, 1944
Wilfred John Lewis
around 1920 - May 21, 1942
Wilfred John Lewis
around 1896 - Oct 13, 1915
Wilfred James Reginald Lewis
around 1885 - May 27, 1918
Wilfred Henry Lewis
Died: Sep 21, 1940
Wilfred Henry Lewis
Died: May 26, 1915
Wilfred George Lewis
around 1920 - Sep 28, 1944
Wilfred George Lewis
around 1896 - Mar 22, 1918
Wilfred Edward Raymond Lewis
around 1926 - Mar 30, 1944
Wilfred Austen Lewis
around 1915 - Apr 2, 1943
Wilfred Lewis
around 1923 - Aug 7, 1945
Wilfred Lewis
around 1896 - Sep 27, 1916
Wilfred R Lewis
Born: around 1920
New York, United States
Wilfred Lewis
Born: around 1909
New York, United States
Wilfred R Lewis
Born: around 1919
California, United States
Wilfred G Lewis
Born: around 1910
Ohio, United States
Wilfred L Lewis
Born: around 1922
West Virginia, United States
Wilfred I Lewis
Born: around 1918
Indiana, United States
Wilfred E Lewis
Born: around 1919
United States

Other Lewises

Clyde A Lewis
Dec 2, 1906 - Mar 19, 1990
Springfield, OR
George C Lewis
May 8, 1914 - May 1, 1992
Salinas, CA
Cecil C Lewis
Sep 12, 1911 - Jun 28, 1992
Redmond, OR
James Lewis
Mar 15, 1900 - April 1978
Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Hugh Lewis
Sep 1, 1886 - August 1963
Alice Lewis
Dec 6, 1908 - October 1971
Yakima, Washington
Floyd Lewis
Nov 17, 1912 - Nov 21, 2002
Prineville, OR
William Lewis
Aug 18, 1909 - December 1975
Yakima, Washington
Clynn Lewis
Jul 7, 1907 - November 1983
Yakima, Washington
Ruth M Lewis
Jan 17, 1915 - Sep 8, 1990
L Lewis
Jul 28, 1899 - August 1974
Yakima, Washington
Eugene Lewis
Jan 20, 1896 - October 1972
Yakima, Washington
Norville Lewis
May 30, 1905 - June 1984
Yakima, Washington
Hiram Lewis
Nov 26, 1897 - June 1980
Vancouver, Washington
Allen H Lewis
Apr 5, 1911 - Jun 28, 2000
Yakima, WA
Dora M Lewis
Apr 15, 1920 - Mar 23, 2006
Yakima, WA
Opal M Lewis
Jan 6, 1905 - Nov 22, 1991
Robert Lewis
Nov 5, 1902 - September 1982
Boise, Idaho
Dean Lewis
Jan 1, 1908 - July 1986
Gassville, Arkansas
J S Lewis
Jan 1, 1906 - Jan 5, 1997
Otis, OR

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Joe Tomon
Jan 17, 1873 - January 1963
Lester Kissel
Jun 27, 1913 - September 1973
Melvin E Vanliew
Nov 8, 1910 - Apr 30, 1988
Seattle, WA
Arnold Magnuson
Jan 10, 1906 - April 1973
Seattle, Washington
Joe A Baker
Jun 1, 1907 - Jul 13, 1994
Everett, WA
Clarence Fleck
Oct 7, 1890 - February 1963
Robert L Wilson
Aug 5, 1918 - Jul 26, 2008
Auburn, WA
Charles Ocallaghan
Oct 15, 1903 - January 1980
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Nels Bue
Nov 28, 1906 - Oct 8, 1999
Redmond, OR
Harold Spofford
Jan 9, 1893 - August 1958
Peter J Bardon
Sep 6, 1906 - Oct 13, 2000
Seattle, WA
Roy J Anderson
Jun 4, 1906 - Mar 8, 1993
Seattle, WA
Frank Jaeger
Apr 27, 1890 - March 1982
Seattle, Washington
Harry Stearns
Nov 3, 1906 - March 1976
Seattle, Washington
Ruby L Hansen
Jun 19, 1913 - February 1994
Castro Valley, CA
Ralph T Berry
Aug 9, 1915 - Jan 8, 1994
Santa Rosa, CA
Jessie Hutter
Jun 27, 1888 - April 1971
Hot Springs, Montana
Ethel Coffin
Nov 1, 1884 - April 1966
Seattle, Washington
Willa Moon
Sep 3, 1899 - April 1979
San Francisco, California
Briggs Holman
Jun 9, 1891 - October 1970
Elkhart, Kansas
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