Willie Jackson (1930 - 2010)

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Burial / Funeral

West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery
Section GG Site 20711,
4000 Forest Hill-irene Rd, Memphis, Tn

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Last Known Residence

Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: CPL
Wars/Conflicts: Korea

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1930 - In the year that Willie Jackson was born, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

1931 - He was merely 1 year old when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

1932 - He was only 2 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1935 - He was just 5 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

1952 - He was 22 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

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Willie Jackson died on April 11, 2010 at age 80. There is no listed cause of death for Willie. He was buried in West Tennessee Veterans Cemetery Section GG Site 20711, Memphis, Tn. He was born on March 19, 1930. There is no information about Willie's family. We know that Willie Jackson had been residing in Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin.

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