William Delk (1898 - 1982)

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William Delk
1898 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
William Delk was born on March 12, 1898. He died in June 1982 at 84 years old. We know that William Delk had been residing in Hampton, Hampton City County, Virginia 23666.


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William Delk passed away in June 1982 at 84 years of age. He was born on March 12, 1898. We have no information about William's immediate family. We know that William Delk had been residing in Hampton, Hampton City County, Virginia 23666.
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In 1898, in the year that William Delk was born, on February 15th, the USS Maine exploded and sank in Havana harbor. The reason for the explosion has never been found, but it killed 266 men. "Remember the Maine" became a rallying cry and precipitated the United States' declaration of war on Spain two months later - the beginning of the Spanish-American War. On December 10th, the war ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris. The Treaty gave the U.S. Puerto Rico, the Philippines, Guam - for $20 million - and, temporarily, Cuba.

In 1911, at the age of only 13 years old, William was alive when the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

In 1953, William was 55 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1968, when he was 70 years old, 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 1982, in the year of William Delk's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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William H Delk
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California, United States
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Born: around 1911
Tennessee, United States
William C Delk
Born: around 1916
Virginia, United States
William A Delk
Born: around 1909
New Jersey, United States
William C. Delk Jr
Born: around 1948
William F. Delk
Born: around 1962
William L. Delk
Born: around 1947
William G. Delk
Born: around 1940
William D. Delk
Born: around 1946
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Born: around 1974
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Jun 17, 1943 - Nov 15, 1987
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Jun 2, 1924 - March 1962
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May 7, 1939 - Sep 19, 2006
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Mar 12, 1918 - Sep 29, 2008
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Jul 25, 1907 - June 1983
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Mar 21, 1910 - Dec 31, 1999
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Jun 3, 1920 - Oct 2, 1991
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Oct 10, 1892 - Jul 15, 1971
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Sep 30, 1903 - May 19, 1989
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Jan 6, 1973 - Mar 15, 1996
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May 5, 1917 - February 1981
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Jan 6, 1906 - April 1968
Mollie Delk
Jan 26, 1924 - Jan 30, 2002
Louisville, KY
Debbie J Delk
Feb 6, 1903 - Jan 3, 1990
Albany, KY
Raymond K Delk
Jul 8, 1920 - Nov 2, 1996
Franklin, KY
Nolia C Delk
Jun 14, 1913 - Dec 31, 1997
Franklin, KY
Roy H Delk
Jul 11, 1938 - Nov 24, 2005
Indianapolis, IN
William E Delk
Nov 27, 1896 - Feb 11, 2000
Nancy, KY
Ella Delk
Mar 8, 1886 - August 1975
Shelbyville, Kentucky
Mamie Delk
May 6, 1889 - May 1974
Glasgow, Kentucky
Lizzie Delk
May 24, 1908 - Jun 4, 1997
Lewisburg, KY
Hattie Delk
Nov 25, 1883 - September 1970
Shelbyville, Tennessee
Clarcy M Delk
Apr 14, 1918 - Jan 15, 2002
Shelbyville, TN
Paul Delk
Jun 4, 1904 - May 1983
Old Hickory, Tennessee
William Delk
Oct 25, 1894 - November 1965
Nashville, Tennessee
Lonnie Delk
Oct 12, 1895 - August 1980
Nashville, Tennessee
Elsie Delk
May 26, 1914 - July 1987
Hermitage, Tennessee
Haywood Delk
Aug 2, 1896 - September 1955

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