Willie Parker (1893 - 1970)

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Willie Parker
1893 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Parker was born on October 16, 1893. He died in January 1970 at 76 years of age. We know that Willie Parker had been residing in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee 37915.


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Willie Parker died in January 1970 at age 76. He was born on October 16, 1893. We are unaware of information about Willie's surviving family. We know that Willie Parker had been residing in Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee 37915.
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In 1893, in the year that Willie Parker was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

In 1927, by the time he was 34 years old, the first "talkie" (a movie with music, songs, and talking), The Jazz Singer, was released. Al Jolson starred as a cantor's son who instead of following in his father's footsteps as expected, becomes a singer of popular songs. Banished by his father, they reconcile on his father's deathbed. It was a tear-jerker and audiences went wild - especially when they heard the songs. Thus begun the demise of silent films and the rise of "talkies".

In 1948, he was 55 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1963, he was 70 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1970, in the year of Willie Parker's passing, on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

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Other Willie Parkers

Willie Parker
Died: Jul 1, 1916
Willie J Parker
Born: around 1919
North Carolina, United States
Willie J Parker
Born: around 1927
North Carolina, United States
Willie D Parker
Born: around 1927
Alabama, United States
Willie A Parker
Born: around 1919
Georgia, United States
Willie L Parker
Born: around 1927
Alabama, United States
Willie Parker
Born: around 1914
Alabama, United States
Willie L Parker
Born: around 1925
Florida, United States
Willie B Parker
Born: around 1926
Tennessee, United States
Willie O Parker
Born: around 1925
Georgia, United States
Willie Jr Parker
Born: around 1908
New York, United States
Willie J Parker
Born: around 1916
New York, United States
Willie Parker
Born: around 1919
California, United States
Willie M Jr Parker
Born: around 1927
Oklahoma, United States
Willie R Parker
Born: around 1917
Texas, United States
Willie Parker
Born: around 1925
Arkansas, United States
Willie Parker
Born: around 1926
Louisiana, United States
Willie M Sr Parker
Born: around 1925
Texas, United States
Willie Parker
Born: around 1920
Louisiana, United States
Willie W Jr Parker
Born: around 1922
Louisiana, United States

Other Parkers

Dollie Parker
Apr 23, 1929 - Jun 25, 1988
Perth Amboy, NJ
Esta M Parker
Sep 2, 1922 - Apr 23, 2004
Knoxville, TN
Harold Parker
Aug 24, 1927 - Jan 14, 1999
Sardis, TN
W J Parker
May 4, 1916 - Jul 14, 1990
Emma J Parker
May 27, 1920 - Jul 10, 2006
Smyrna, TN
Maud Parker
Oct 8, 1904 - Oct 24, 1989
Blountville, TN
Edward C Parker
Jul 2, 1925 - Aug 26, 1997
Nashville, TN
Vivien S Parker
Jun 14, 1897 - Sep 7, 1991
Dempsey Parker
Dec 28, 1918 - April 1963
James P Parker
Nov 27, 1929 - Apr 6, 2009
Mount Juliet, TN
Virgil Parker
Nov 4, 1912 - December 1978
Dyersburg, Tennessee
Thomas A Parker
Jul 7, 1929 - Sep 22, 1992
Jackson, TN
Wilma Parker
Sep 28, 1910 - September 1969
Robert F Parker
Jul 12, 1931 - Jun 9, 1997
Memphis, TN
John Parker
Mar 20, 1914 - March 1987
Camden, Ohio
Joseph M Parker
Sep 19, 1983 - Feb 9, 2002
Ora Parker
Dec 6, 1897 - August 1980
Camden, Tennessee
Mozelle Parker
Mar 8, 1913 - October 1985
Troy, Tennessee
Linnie Parker
Aug 6, 1907 - April 1973
Mansfield, Ohio
Edward Parker
Nov 20, 1927 - January 1967

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Feb 11, 1912 - August 1985
Sevierville, Tennessee
Clarence H Latham
May 31, 1906 - Mar 20, 1988
Knoxville, TN
Ruth B Jett
May 24, 1924 - Oct 16, 2010
Madisonville, TN
Jean M Lyons
Sep 2, 1926 - Oct 1, 2002
Fort Payne, AL
Ruth L Ridley
Jul 4, 1928 - Feb 23, 1998
Chuckey, TN
Samuel E Manning
Mar 20, 1931 - Jan 29, 2007
Dayton, OH
Douglas W Hardy
Jun 18, 1929 - Dec 7, 1988
Knoxville, TN
Mary F Crox
Nov 18, 1928 - Jul 20, 2005
Lenoir City, TN
Eva Mcmahan
Aug 15, 1926 - June 1975
Virginia J Beeler
Jul 24, 1930 - Apr 8, 2006
Powell, TN
Gertie Sweat
May 4, 1888 - November 1979
La Follette, Tennessee
Mary Mcintosh
Mar 21, 1929 - September 1963
Mayme v Simmerly
Jan 15, 1919 - Feb 12, 2003
Maryville, TN
Arnold R Tipton
Jul 31, 1928 - Jan 26, 2003
Maryville, TN
Georgiana B Lynn
Feb 22, 1911 - Jun 15, 2001
Maryville, TN
Garland Chaney
Jul 11, 1917 - October 1987
Crandon, Wisconsin
Lillian I Walker
Sep 23, 1926 - Dec 28, 2008
Fresno, California
Bessie Jestes
Jul 25, 1885 - July 1977
Knoxville, Tennessee
Kenneth H Taylor
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Hopkinsville, KY
Anna Mae Prosser
May 11, 1930 - Sep 12, 2001
Lakeside, OR
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