William Wall (1911 - 1982)

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William Wall
1911 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
William Wall was born on June 12, 1911. He died in January 1982 at age 70. We know that William Wall had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60612.


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William Wall passed away in January 1982 at age 70. He was born on June 12, 1911. There is no information about William's immediate family. We know that William Wall had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60612.
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In 1911, in the year that William Wall was born, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1948, when he was 37 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1957, at the age of 46 years old, William was alive 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 1964, William was 53 years old when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1982, in the year of William Wall'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 Thomas Wall
around 1891 - Jun 5, 1917
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around 1919 - Feb 14, 1942
William John Wall
1898 - Jul 2, 1917
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William James Wall
around 1880 - Mar 11, 1915
William Henry Wall
around 1881 - Nov 15, 1915
William Harry Wall
around 1923 - Apr 19, 1945
William George Wall
around 1908 - Nov 23, 1939
William George Wall
around 1895 - Aug 20, 1915
William Frederick Wall
around 1910 - Jul 8, 1942
William Frederick Wall
Died: Dec 9, 1914
William Edward Wall
around 1893 - Aug 16, 1940
William Arthur Wall
around 1875 - May 8, 1915
William Arthur Wall
around 1921 - Aug 10, 1942
William Alfred Wall
around 1924 - Jan 2, 1944
William Alfred Wall
Died: Jan 7, 1916
William Wall
around 1894 - Aug 3, 1918
William Wall
around 1874 - Mar 8, 1918
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around 1923 - Sep 20, 1944

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Apr 24, 1916 - Jun 25, 2001
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Sep 16, 1894 - May 1975
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Sep 22, 1898 - October 1977
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Aug 4, 1904 - September 1980
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Cleo Wall
Aug 14, 1901 - May 1971
Chicago, Illinois
Albert E Wall
Apr 2, 1913 - Nov 29, 1997
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Palmer C Wall
Oct 18, 1900 - May 11, 1996
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Herbert Wall
Aug 26, 1896 - September 1975
San Bernardino, California
Charles Wall
Aug 13, 1900 - January 1986
Pomona, California
Ernest Wall
Dec 17, 1888 - November 1977
Hughson, California
Leland Wall
Jan 11, 1908 - January 1974
La Crescent, Minnesota
Grover A Wall
Dec 15, 1916 - May 8, 1990
Arthur C Wall
Apr 19, 1897 - Oct 14, 1995
Paradise Valley, AZ
Ernest R Wall
Jul 3, 1898 - Feb 7, 1976
Jerome W Wall
Aug 6, 1913 - Dec 3, 2006
Rolling Meadows, IL
John Wall
Nov 13, 1908 - May 1977
Norwalk, Iowa
Clyde R Wall
Nov 29, 1926 - Dec 20, 2004
Granite City, IL
Patrick J Wall
Feb 19, 1889 - May 23, 1981
Chester B Wall
Jan 6, 1912 - Mar 15, 1984

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