Willie Bland (1904 - 1974)

Willie Bland
1904 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Bland was born on May 11, 1904. He died in June 1974 at 70 years of age. We know that Willie Bland had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44120.

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Willie Bland passed away in June 1974 at 70 years old. He was born on May 11, 1904. There is no information about Willie's immediate family. We know that Willie Bland had been residing in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio 44120.
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1904 - 1974 World Events

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In 1904, in the year that Willie Bland was born, the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

In 1918, Willie was only 14 years old when in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

In 1944, by the time he was 40 years old, on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1957, Willie was 53 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1974, in the year of Willie Bland's passing, 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.

Other Biographies

Other Willie Blands

around 1919 - Unknown
around 1924 - Unknown
around 1924 - Unknown
around 1923 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1914 - Unknown
around 1921 - Unknown
around 1928 - Unknown
around 1928 - Unknown
Jun 6, 1941 - Jan 6, 1984
around 1915 - Apr 25, 1944
around 1891 - Nov 7, 1894
around 1956 - Unknown
Sep 15, 1893 - December 1979
Sep 23, 1896 - September 1981
Oct 27, 1907 - August 1985
Dec 20, 1912 - Oct 28, 2000
Jul 16, 1896 - August 1990
Feb 23, 1922 - Jan 23, 1994

Other Blands

Jul 3, 1903 - December 1985
Oct 27, 1920 - Apr 8, 2008
Feb 11, 1913 - February 1981
Nov 30, 1963 - October 1996
Dec 27, 1960 - Aug 1, 2011
May 8, 1889 - December 1965
Sep 23, 1923 - March 1980
May 15, 1902 - December 1983
Mar 19, 1934 - May 1970
Jun 29, 1935 - Aug 11, 2006
Dec 20, 1937 - Jun 27, 1994
Nov 21, 1936 - Oct 14, 2000
Aug 26, 1940 - Mar 19, 2003
Aug 1, 1943 - Apr 25, 2001
Jan 30, 1949 - Oct 3, 2009
Jun 3, 1952 - November 1981
Dec 6, 1956 - Nov 23, 1988
May 21, 1892 - May 1980
Jul 16, 1921 - Apr 23, 2003
Jun 13, 1912 - Apr 14, 2003

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Mar 25, 1907 - September 1986
Mar 11, 1902 - April 1979
Jun 16, 1909 - August 1967
Sep 15, 1899 - May 1979
Aug 8, 1903 - Jul 14, 1993
Nov 12, 1902 - May 1971
Nov 13, 1912 - November 1974
Jul 15, 1914 - Nov 23, 2006
Apr 15, 1900 - September 1967
Feb 1, 1910 - Mar 6, 2000
Jun 24, 1908 - March 1982
Jan 7, 1915 - Jul 29, 2001
Feb 5, 1909 - December 1980
Jul 30, 1909 - March 1979
Jan 14, 1894 - October 1969
Feb 1, 1905 - December 1981
Dec 15, 1899 - May 1971
Aug 12, 1899 - November 1986
Jun 13, 1893 - Dec 4, 1991
Apr 28, 1899 - January 1970
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