Willie J Kirkland (1912 - 2001)

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Willie J Kirkland
1912 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Willie J Kirkland was born on March 17, 1912. He died on September 5, 2001 at 89 years of age. We know that Willie J Kirkland had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48221.


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Willie J Kirkland passed away on September 5, 2001 at age 89. He was born on March 17, 1912. We are unaware of information about Willie's family. We know that Willie J Kirkland had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48221.
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1912 - 2001 World Events

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In 1912, in the year that Willie J Kirkland was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

In 1925, by the time he was merely 13 years old, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1936, when he was 24 years old, on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1983, when he was 71 years old, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

In 1993, Willie was 81 years old when on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Other Willie Kirklands

Willie L Kirkland
Born: around 1914
Louisiana, United States
Willie D Kirkland
Born: around 1923
Alabama, United States
Willie F Kirkland
Born: around 1923
Alabama, United States
Willie A Kirkland
Born: around 1924
South Carolina, United States
Willie S T Kirkland
Born: around 1910
Mississippi, United States
Willie B Kirkland
Born: around 1920
Georgia, United States
Willie H Kirkland
Born: around 1923
Florida, United States
Willie D Kirkland
Born: around 1921
Georgia, United States
Willie H Kirkland
Born: around 1914
Georgia, United States
Willie F Kirkland
Born: around 1908
Georgia, United States
Willie A Kirkland
Born: around 1920
United States
Willie J Kirkland
Born: around 1915
United States
Willie Kirkland
Born: around 1921
United States
Willie H Kirkland
Born: around 1923
Alabama, United States
Willie Lemar Kirkland
Apr 15, 1938 - Nov 1, 2001
Willie L Kirkland
Died: Mar 18, 1940
Willie Kirkland
around 1904 - Aug 22, 1932
Willie J. Kirkland
Born: around 1950
Willie J. Kirkland
Born: around 1951

Other Kirklands

Ike Kirkland
Jun 12, 1883 - March 1968
Woodville, Mississippi
Otis Kirkland
Feb 13, 1893 - January 1982
Centreville, Mississippi
William Kirkland
Jun 10, 1914 - December 1973
Hollywood, Florida
Joe G Kirkland
May 25, 1922 - Jun 11, 1992
Walker, LA
Leon H Kirkland
Feb 22, 1907 - Jan 15, 1989
Liberty, MS
Hilda Kirkland
Nov 30, 1922 - February 1986
Smithdale, Mississippi
David H Kirkland
May 21, 1911 - November 1990
Frank J Kirkland
Jan 18, 1916 - Jul 30, 1995
Moss Point, MS
Ollie R Kirkland
Feb 2, 1924 - Sep 13, 1994
Forest, MS
Paul R Kirkland
Aug 14, 1922 - Nov 28, 2003
Poplarville, MS
Sam Kirkland
Apr 26, 1908 - Jan 17, 1988
Carthage, MS
Nina R Kirkland
Aug 24, 1923 - Sep 21, 2000
Panama City, FL
Larcena B Kirkland
Oct 30, 1921 - Jun 2, 2005
Newton, MS
Donna K Kirkland
Feb 20, 1961 - Feb 14, 2009
Independence, MO
George Kirkland
Apr 27, 1928 - June 1987
Arkadelphia, Arkansas
Bertha Kirkland
Sep 14, 1899 - Feb 15, 1991
Golda P Kirkland
Apr 30, 1915 - Nov 6, 1987
Carriere, MS
Gladys Kirkland
Jun 11, 1896 - March 1982
McComb, Mississippi
Mamie M Kirkland
Dec 26, 1900 - Nov 19, 1991
Jackson, MS
Ella Kirkland
Nov 10, 1885 - August 1969
Corinth, Mississippi

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Dec 15, 1888 - January 1970
Meridian, Mississippi
Horace Ross
Nov 10, 1900 - January 1981
Meridian, Mississippi
William Turner
Feb 9, 1893 - December 1968
Meridian, Mississippi
Nancy M Jolly
Sep 18, 1904 - October 1998
Meridian, MS
Aron Bennett
Aug 30, 1894 - February 1975
Meridian, Mississippi
Elihu Fikes
Apr 30, 1904 - February 1965
Billy Joiner
Aug 5, 1915 - February 1979
Meridian, Mississippi
Howard Moody
Mar 3, 1909 - September 1978
Meridian, Mississippi
William Pearson
Jul 28, 1920 - March 1965
Roy J Mcallister
Feb 27, 1917 - Jun 28, 2008
Meridian, MS
Lee Youngblood
Aug 26, 1913 - February 1972
Elizabeth Partin
Apr 21, 1892 - February 1978
Meridian, Mississippi
William Mcphearson
Feb 20, 1913 - April 1963
Perry L Boyd
Mar 12, 1906 - May 30, 1989
Yazoo City, MS
Mildred Richey
Nov 15, 1897 - May 1974
Overland Park, Kansas
G Portis
Dec 25, 1914 - June 1976
Mary Franklin
Dec 25, 1900 - August 1974
Meridian, Mississippi
Grady Kennedy
Sep 14, 1892 - February 1965
Jesse M Baker
Jul 18, 1910 - Jan 24, 1993
Meridian, MS
James Stephens
Jan 10, 1904 - January 1978
Meridian, Mississippi
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