Willie Perkins (1911 - 1977)

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Willie Perkins
1911 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Perkins was born on September 20, 1911. He died in May 1977 at age 65. We know that Willie Perkins had been residing in Senatobia, Tate County, Mississippi 38668.


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Willie Perkins died in May 1977 at 65 years old. He was born on September 20, 1911. There is no information about Willie's family. We know that Willie Perkins had been residing in Senatobia, Tate County, Mississippi 38668.
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In 1911, in the year that Willie Perkins 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.

In 1925, he was only 14 years old when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

In 1931, Willie was 20 years 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.

In 1948, at the age of 37 years old, Willie was alive when on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1977, in the year of Willie Perkins's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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Other Willie Perkinses

Willie H Perkins
Born: around 1929
Mississippi, United States
Willie L Perkins
Born: around 1927
Georgia, United States
Willie M Sr Perkins
Born: around 1916
Florida, United States
Willie Perkins
Born: around 1916
Tennessee, United States
Willie Perkins
Born: around 1909
California, United States
Willie L Perkins
Born: around 1914
Arkansas, United States
Willie A J Perkins
Born: around 1921
Louisiana, United States
Willie L Perkins
Born: around 1921
Texas, United States
Willie E Perkins
Born: around 1917
Texas, United States
Willie T Perkins
Born: around 1921
West Virginia, United States
Willie Jr Perkins
Born: around 1921
Alabama, United States
Willie Perkins
Born: around 1913
Mississippi, United States
Willie M Sr Perkins
Born: around 1909
Florida, United States
Willie E Perkins
Born: around 1924
North Carolina, United States
Willie R Perkins
Born: around 1923
North Carolina, United States
Willie G Perkins
Born: around 1920
Mississippi, United States
Willie J Perkins
Born: around 1912
Mississippi, United States
Willie B Perkins
Born: around 1911
Mississippi, United States
Willie J Perkins
Born: around 1919
North Carolina, United States
Willie P Perkins
Born: around 1897
Georgia, United States

Other Perkinses

Clyde Perkins
Aug 3, 1944 - November 1966
Thomas A Perkins
Jun 14, 1945 - Feb 21, 2010
Forest, MS
Maude H Perkins
Jun 7, 1907 - Mar 30, 1998
Jackson, MS
Douglas M Perkins
Sep 10, 1946 - Nov 2, 2008
Lorton, VA
Willie Perkins
Sep 9, 1900 - July 1967
Indianola, Mississippi
Alfred Perkins
Jun 4, 1947 - Oct 10, 2004
Belzoni, MS
Cherry A Perkins
Nov 10, 1945 - Apr 6, 2000
Washington, DC
Lucy Perkins
Sep 29, 1904 - May 1986
Memphis, Tennessee
W L Perkins
Sep 14, 1946 - Apr 15, 1996
Josephine B Perkins
Sep 7, 1945 - Jan 5, 2004
Jackson, MS
Priscilla Perkins
Aug 27, 1906 - June 1980
Rome, Mississippi
Henry L Perkins
Aug 2, 1939 - Dec 17, 2009
Chicago, IL
Oma Perkins
Nov 6, 1911 - January 1986
Forest, Mississippi
Edward N Perkins
Oct 27, 1908 - Sep 16, 1995
Houston, TX
William H Perkins
Jun 2, 1914 - May 15, 2000
Little Rock, AR
Vernon W Perkins
Jan 5, 1952 - Jan 27, 2008
Peel, AR
Helen M Perkins
Mar 11, 1921 - Jan 7, 2004
Aurora, CO
Henry G Perkins
Dec 3, 1913 - Jul 12, 1990
Floda W Perkins
Aug 18, 1906 - Oct 5, 2000
Fordyce, AR
Curtis Perkins
Apr 2, 1912 - December 1968

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Lee White
May 14, 1915 - January 1976
Martha Calhoun
Aug 3, 1909 - February 1978
John R Wright
Sep 29, 1918 - Apr 16, 2004
Ridgeland, MS
Dick Wilhoit
Jul 30, 1911 - August 1986
Water Valley, Mississippi
James Baughman
Dec 1, 1909 - January 1982
Gulfport, Mississippi
Thomas J Walsh
Jan 7, 1901 - Dec 16, 1983
Biloxi, MS
Houston Murray
Sep 1, 1894 - August 1986
Gulfport, Mississippi
Frances W Segrest
Oct 23, 1908 - Apr 28, 2003
Ridgeland, MS
Lewis Scott
May 17, 1913 - June 1980
Topeka, Kansas
Walter A Scott
Jan 24, 1902 - Nov 14, 1973
Jackson, MS
Chevis Hatten
Jan 13, 1898 - December 1979
Raymond W Sowder
Dec 18, 1898 - Feb 15, 1971
Gulfport, MS
George A Gunter
Jun 9, 1913 - Mar 21, 1992
Rodney A Davis Jr
Mar 19, 1920 - Oct 10, 2010
Gulfport, MS
Horace Conti
Jan 21, 1907 - April 1982
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Edgar Howie
Aug 9, 1899 - December 1982
Jackson, Mississippi
Eugene A Hiller
Jan 11, 1898 - Aug 24, 1970
Biloxi, MS
Nell W Arthur
Aug 27, 1913 - Jul 6, 1995
Rose Hill, MS
Thomas G Herrick
Sep 8, 1905 - Jul 10, 1978
Thomas C Walton
Apr 14, 1917 - Oct 4, 1997
Jackson, MS
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