Willie J Dexter (1911 - 1994)

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Burial / Funeral

Barrancas National Cemetery
Section 38 Site 93,
Naval Air Station, 1 Cemetery Road, Pensacola, Fl

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Pensacola, Escambia County, Florida

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1911 - In the year that Willie J Dexter was born, British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

1947 - By the time he was 36 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

1949 - At the age of 38 years old, Willie was alive when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

1959 - By the time he was 48 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1994 - In the year of Willie J Dexter's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Willie J Dexter passed away on April 7, 1994 at 82 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Willie. He was buried in Barrancas National Cemetery Section 38 Site 93, Pensacola, Fl. He was born on September 16, 1911. We are unaware of information about Willie's family or relationships.

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