William R Moelker (1928 - 2005)

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William R Moelker
1928 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
William R Moelker was born on May 10, 1928. He died on July 12, 2005 at 77 years old. We know that William R Moelker had been residing in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan 49548.

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William R Moelker passed away on July 12, 2005 at 77 years old. He was born on May 10, 1928. There is no information about William's family or relationships. We know that William R Moelker had been residing in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Michigan 49548.
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1928 - 2005 World Events

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In 1928, in the year that William R Moelker was born, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1949, by the time he was 21 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1957, he was 29 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

In 1976, he was 48 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1992, William was 64 years old when in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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Jean Moelker
Dec 7, 1908 - May 18, 2002
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Robert D Moelker
Aug 5, 1938 - Apr 15, 2003
Grand Rapids, MI
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May 26, 1908 - May 1986
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Herbert Moelker
Feb 10, 1902 - August 1984
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Martin Moelker
Jul 7, 1915 - Dec 27, 1992
Cedar Springs, MI
Nellie F Moelker
Feb 12, 1916 - Mar 17, 2005
Dearborn Heights, MI
Marie Moelker
Oct 12, 1901 - October 1986
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Neil Moelker
Mar 25, 1912 - September 1973
Marie Moelker
Nov 18, 1911 - Sep 29, 2002
Jenison, MI
John Moelker
Nov 24, 1910 - October 1972
Grand Rapids, Michigan
James Moelker
Jan 28, 1924 - November 1986
Grace Moelker
Jan 13, 1913 - March 1975
Grand Rapids, Michigan
David A Moelker
Mar 21, 1954 - Jan 11, 2005
William Moelker
Born: around 1920
Michigan, United States
Martin Moelker
Born: around 1915
Michigan, Limited Service Or (lichtenstein Or Switzerland), United States

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