William Milne (1916 - 1974)

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William Milne
1916 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
William Milne was born on March 8, 1916. He died in March 1974 at age 57.


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William Milne passed away in March 1974 at age 57. He was born on March 8, 1916. There is no information about William's surviving family.
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In 1916, in the year that William Milne was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1923, by the time he was only 7 years old, the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1945, at the age of 29 years old, William was alive when on August 15th, Imperial Japan announced its surrender. On September 2nd, a formal agreement of surrender was signed. Japan and nine other states signed the Japanese Instrument of Surrender in Tokyo Bay, calling for the return of all Allied prisoners of war and subordinating the authority of the emperor and the Japanese government to the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers. VJ (Victory in Japan) Day was celebrated in the United States on August 14th and 15th. World War II was over.

In 1956, he was 40 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1974, in the year of William Milne's passing, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

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Other William Milnes

William Wood Milne
around 1883 - Jun 7, 1917
William Thomas Milne
around 1922 - Feb 22, 1942
William Taylor Milne
Died: Nov 2, 1944
William Stanley Milne
around 1923 - Nov 29, 1942
William Smith Milne
around 1895 - Sep 25, 1915
William Robert Milne
around 1895 - Feb 3, 1917
William Ramsay Milne
Died: Jul 15, 1944
William Pert Milne
around 1895 - May 29, 1918
William Ord Milne
around 1882 - Jun 17, 1917
William Leask Milne
Died: Apr 23, 1917
William Keith Milne
around 1924 - Jun 13, 1944
William Johnstone Milne
around 1893 - Apr 9, 1917
William John Milne
around 1923 - Apr 21, 1945
William John Milne
around 1895 - Nov 20, 1916
William James Milne
around 1875 - Apr 10, 1918
William James Milne
around 1898 - Jul 17, 1918
William James Milne
around 1879 - Jun 4, 1915
William Inglis Milne
around 1912 - May 28, 1944
William Inglis Milne
Died: Oct 12, 1917
William Harvey Milne
around 1913 - Oct 17, 1943

Other Milnes

Evelyn M Milne
Apr 26, 1914 - Oct 19, 1994
Bellingham, WA
Carrol Milne
Dec 19, 1902 - January 1987
La Quinta, California
Helen J Milne
Sep 2, 1910 - Jul 10, 1998
Bellingham, WA
Ruth D Milne
Mar 15, 1908 - August 1989
Seattle, WA
Edith L Milne
Feb 12, 1915 - Sep 27, 1998
Seattle, WA
James Milne
Nov 3, 1907 - March 1973
Elma, Washington
Marijo Milne
Aug 6, 1934 - Dec 17, 2000
Seattle, WA
Fanny Milne
Oct 1, 1878 - November 1973
Spokane, Washington
Doreen Milne
Oct 2, 1923 - Aug 14, 2011
Marysville, WA
Bruce C Milne
May 9, 1920 - Jan 7, 2000
Seattle, WA
Maude M Milne
Mar 5, 1915 - Oct 10, 2010
Seattle, WA
Floyd W Milne
Nov 16, 1912 - Sep 4, 2006
Otis Orchards, WA
James A Milne
Oct 28, 1927 - Feb 27, 2005
Cashmere, WA
Clara Milne
Mar 10, 1886 - January 1983
Ephrata, Washington
J A Milne
Jul 5, 1936 - Mar 15, 1994
Duane E Milne
Jul 4, 1934 - Feb 1, 2010
Bellingham, WA
Dolores S Milne
Jun 12, 1941 - Feb 17, 1994
Seattle, WA
Edna Milne
Jun 1, 1900 - May 1986
Seattle, Washington
Richard W Milne
May 26, 1947 - Oct 8, 1995
Barry Milne
Aug 4, 1954 - October 1973

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William F Mccutchen
Jul 15, 1907 - Jun 30, 1989
Kent, WA
Lillian Lee
Mar 7, 1893 - July 1966
Kent, Washington
Helma L Flue
Dec 5, 1905 - October 1989
Kent, WA
Verna Jones
Feb 14, 1900 - July 1982
Federal Way, Washington
Gladys L Rott
Nov 27, 1914 - Sep 14, 1991
Marvin J Reed
Dec 23, 1916 - Jan 4, 2003
West Plains, MO
Adeline H Dahlstrom
Jun 18, 1917 - Apr 14, 2003
Anacortes, WA
James Newman
Aug 22, 1919 - July 1978
Harbor City, California
Harold W Austin
Feb 10, 1922 - Dec 11, 1993
Weaverville, CA
Theodore Brusha
Dec 4, 1904 - Dec 29, 1997
Medford, OR
Roy E Petersen
Sep 13, 1915 - Oct 10, 2004
Auburn, WA
Mihiel Thomson
Sep 15, 1919 - August 1984
Fairbanks, Alaska
Alfred Kissel
Jun 17, 1893 - November 1964
Emil Svihovec
Jan 28, 1900 - November 1948
Henry Fisher
Mar 6, 1919 - March 1981
Dorothy L Stordahl
Mar 20, 1918 - Apr 12, 2004
Seattle, WA
Richard Todd
Apr 2, 1910 - March 1986
Missoula, Montana
Daniel Macdonald
Apr 22, 1918 - March 1986
Everett, Washington
H Parkhill
Jul 26, 1901 - January 1976
Watertown, South Dakota
Tsuyoshi Comp Kuramoto
Oct 24, 1916 - Jan 6, 2009
Bakersfield, California
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