William Piehl (1890 - 1971)

William Piehl
1890 - 1971
updated February 06, 2019
William Piehl was born on December 8, 1890. He died in July 1971 at age 80. We know that William Piehl had been residing in Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin 53140.


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William Piehl died in July 1971 at 80 years of age. He was born on December 8, 1890. We are unaware of information about William's family or relationships. We know that William Piehl had been residing in Kenosha, Kenosha County, Wisconsin 53140.
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In 1890, in the year that William Piehl was born, on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

In 1925, he was 35 years old when gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1940, he was 50 years old when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1954, he was 64 years old when on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1971, in the year of William Piehl's passing, in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

Other Biographies

Other William Piehls

around 1918 - Unknown
around 1927 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
around 1926 - Unknown
around 1951 - Unknown
Apr 26, 1888 - August 1968
Dec 23, 1902 - March 1976
Jan 9, 1889 - August 1967
Sep 24, 1889 - November 1968
Dec 23, 1901 - December 1975
Feb 16, 1926 - Apr 26, 1994
Dec 25, 1900 - May 1976

Other Piehls

Aug 17, 1905 - Feb 20, 1998
Jan 14, 1920 - May 9, 2007
Jul 30, 1915 - Oct 29, 1995
Aug 21, 1911 - Dec 11, 1977
Apr 8, 1905 - November 1976
Sep 14, 1906 - Jun 28, 1995
Nov 27, 1923 - Feb 16, 2011
Mar 2, 1910 - Dec 18, 2005
Sep 27, 1910 - December 1986
Dec 4, 1913 - August 1983
Apr 8, 1899 - February 1972
Oct 2, 1943 - Jun 29, 2002
Nov 5, 1979 - Oct 10, 2002
Mar 9, 1912 - Aug 24, 1998
Nov 15, 1893 - June 1973
Jun 27, 1928 - June 1997
Oct 17, 1939 - Aug 27, 2008
Sep 16, 1921 - October 1987
May 26, 1912 - Dec 20, 1990
Jun 21, 1905 - August 1973

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Jan 5, 1904 - December 1988
Nov 25, 1897 - June 1963
May 18, 1914 - Dec 14, 1994
Jul 26, 1896 - May 1972
Sep 22, 1887 - April 1966
Jul 25, 1909 - October 1980
Aug 1, 1916 - Aug 9, 2003
Aug 19, 1912 - March 1980
Jul 9, 1901 - Feb 9, 1991
Nov 19, 1900 - October 1972
Jun 19, 1888 - October 1962
Apr 26, 1914 - Jan 20, 1992
Jun 27, 1890 - May 1973
Jul 12, 1908 - March 1991
Aug 19, 1896 - July 1972
Jan 8, 1913 - Mar 20, 2004
Jul 14, 1891 - February 1972
Mar 16, 1887 - October 1970
Dec 8, 1908 - March 1972
Feb 18, 1903 - June 1987
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