Willie Bilbo (1917 - 1992)

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Willie Bilbo
1917 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Bilbo was born on September 19, 1917. He died on February 23, 1992 at 74 years of age. We know that Willie Bilbo had been residing in Lake Charles, Calcasieu County, Louisiana 70601.


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Willie Bilbo died on February 23, 1992 at 74 years old. He was born on September 19, 1917. We have no information about Willie's family. We know that Willie Bilbo had been residing in Lake Charles, Calcasieu County, Louisiana 70601.
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1917 - 1992 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that Willie Bilbo was born, on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1922, Willie was only 5 years old when on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1950, Willie was 33 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1969, at the age of 52 years old, Willie was alive when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1992, in the year of Willie Bilbo's passing, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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Other Willie Bilbos

Willie L Bilbo
Born: around 1914
Mississippi, United States
Willie R Bilbo
Born: around 1922
Texas, United States
Willie J. Bilbo Jr
Born: around 1973
Willie Bilbo
Oct 6, 1882 - September 1970
Meadville, Mississippi
Willie K Bilbo
May 10, 1914 - Oct 11, 1997
Hobbs, NM
Willie J Bilbo
May 8, 1935 - Jun 15, 1995

Other Bilbos

Willard Bilbo
Nov 14, 1921 - December 1978
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Isaac Bilbo
Dec 29, 1919 - Oct 26, 1991
Lake Charles, LA
Olean J Bilbo
Jun 13, 1925 - Dec 20, 1992
Lake Charles, LA
L Bilbo
Mar 6, 1928 - Mar 15, 1988
Thomas Bilbo
Jul 12, 1932 - Feb 11, 2002
Lake Charles, LA
Mary H Bilbo
Sep 16, 1932 - May 26, 2000
New Orleans, LA
Mattie Bilbo
Oct 19, 1896 - Jul 15, 1966
Lake Charles, LA
Shaqueen L Bilbo
Jan 20, 1994 - Dec 29, 2007
Marie Bilbo
Mar 2, 1907 - Nov 13, 1999
Tallulah, LA
Elgin W Bilbo
Apr 30, 1910 - May 21, 2000
Baton Rouge, LA
Matthew L Bilbo
Nov 5, 1908 - Oct 25, 1991
Isaac Bilbo
Oct 1, 1900 - September 1973
Natchez, Mississippi
Gloria A Bilbo
Jan 26, 1959 - Aug 26, 2008
Lake Charles, LA
Van Bilbo
Jan 1, 1902 - November 1974
Kinder, Louisiana
Joel Bilbo
Jan 3, 1892 - February 1969
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Morton M Bilbo
Mar 14, 1922 - Apr 11, 1976
Simon Bilbo
Jun 12, 1880 - May 1968
Deridder, Louisiana
Serena Bilbo
Dec 5, 1914 - Feb 17, 2000
Lake Charles, LA
Pennyola Bilbo
Jan 16, 1912 - December 1985
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Leontine Bilbo
Jan 11, 1934 - Aug 1, 1993
Lake Charles, LA

Other Bios

Willard Bilbo
Nov 14, 1921 - December 1978
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Ellis Gardner
Nov 17, 1886 - September 1970
Loreauville, Louisiana
Maida Rives
Nov 4, 1895 - September 1986
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Elsie Savant
Jun 3, 1916 - Dec 17, 1999
Lake Charles, LA
Richard H Tate
Mar 17, 1911 - Jul 28, 1989
Spring, TX
Eloise T Romero
Apr 8, 1910 - Sep 4, 2000
Youngsville, LA
Adella C Maturin
May 20, 1920 - Nov 13, 1997
New Iberia, LA
Amelina H Duhon
May 26, 1923 - Mar 14, 2010
Loreauville, LA
Fred G Sims
Jul 27, 1925 - Nov 18, 1999
Porter, TX
Edna Richard
Mar 28, 1907 - January 1973
Dequincy, Louisiana
Shirley Broussard
Feb 4, 1916 - October 1982
Larose, Louisiana
Frank W Poole
Mar 28, 1921 - Jun 7, 2004
Lake Charles, LA
Frank Terranova
Sep 29, 1912 - March 1973
Lake Charles, Louisiana
Jack Smith
Jan 1, 1888 - April 1962
Miriam Thompson
Nov 12, 1910 - July 1987
Kalispell, Montana
Frances L Roy
Jan 11, 1926 - Nov 3, 2007
Lake Charles, LA
Frank Carl
Apr 2, 1926 - February 1984
George W Tucker
Nov 3, 1925 - Aug 28, 1999
Lake Charles, LA
Gladys E Harmon
Nov 6, 1923 - Aug 3, 2007
Lake Charles, LA
Rita C Rizzuto
May 14, 1923 - Jan 19, 2006
Lafayette, LA
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