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Willie B Skinner (1908 - 2002)

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Willie B Skinner
1908 - 2002
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March 18, 1908
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January 18, 2002
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Slocomb, Geneva County, Alabama 36375
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Willie B Skinner was born on March 18, 1908. He died on January 18, 2002 at age 93. We know that Willie B Skinner had been residing in Slocomb, Geneva County, Alabama 36375.
Updated: November 4, 2011
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Willie B Skinner passed away on January 18, 2002 at 93 years old. He was born on March 18, 1908. There is no information about Willie's family. We know that Willie B Skinner had been residing in Slocomb, Geneva County, Alabama 36375.
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In 1908, in the year that Willie B Skinner was born, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1939, when he was 31 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1953, at the age of 45 years old, Willie was alive when actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1974, at the age of 66 years old, Willie was alive when 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.

In 1986, at the age of 78 years old, Willie was alive when on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

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