Willie Speed (died 1963)

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Willie Speed
? - 1963 (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Speed died in February 1963.


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In 1807, on February 19th, former Vice President of the United States Aaron Burr was arrested on charges of treason, accused of plotting to grab parts of Louisiana and Mexico in order to create an independent republic. On September 1st, he was acquitted of the charges. Although he was deemed to be guilty of plotting against the U.S., he was not found to be guilty of an "overt act" - which is the Constitutional requirement to be met. Burr's reputation, after the charges and the duel with Alexander Hamilton, was ruined, however.

In 1835, on January 30th, the first known attempt to kill a sitting President of the United States occurred just outside the United States Capitol Building. President Andrew Jackson was leaving the building after the funeral of South Carolina Representative Warren R. Davis. An Englishman, Richard Lawrence - who was unemployed and possibly mentally ill - stepped out and attempted to shoot. His gun misfired so he pulled out another gun - which also misfired. He was immediately caught.

In 1904, the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

In 1916, the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1963, in the year of Willie Speed's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

Other Biographies

Other Willie Speeds

Willie L Speed
Born: around 1920
Florida, United States
Willie Speed
Born: around 1919
Mississippi, United States
Willie J Speed
Born: around 1928
Arkansas, United States
Willie J Speed
Born: around 1927
Texas, United States
Willie L. Speed
Born: around 1955
Willie G. (Mann) Speed
Born: around 1906
Willie Speed Jr
Born: around 1948
Willie Speed Jr
Born: around 1948
Willie Speed
Aug 16, 1916 - January 1973
Washington, District of Columbia
Willie C Speed
Jun 1, 1928 - Aug 15, 1994
Sacramento, CA
Willie Speed
Feb 12, 1928 - November 1976
Austin, Texas
Willie J Speed
May 25, 1935 - Jul 17, 1968
Willie Speed
Nov 15, 1909 - June 1967
Dallas, Texas
Willie Speed
Jan 8, 1948 - Jun 20, 1998
Willie Speed
Oct 6, 1906 - June 1974
Schulenburg, Texas
Willie Speed
Apr 12, 1901 - May 1978
Memphis, Tennessee
Willie Speed
Oct 27, 1908 - May 1974
Memphis, Tennessee
Willie Speed
May 5, 1914 - November 1985
Shreveport, Louisiana
Willie J Speed
Jun 2, 1929 - Nov 4, 2004
Kansas City, MO

Other Speeds

Maudie H Speed
Jan 31, 1903 - Nov 27, 1994
Malvern, AR
Freeman M Speed
Jul 12, 1912 - Aug 2, 1988
Carlsbad, NM
Bryan W Speed
Jul 2, 1897 - Jul 15, 1970
Batesville, AR
Harold W Speed
Mar 24, 1932 - Sep 28, 1994
Ophelia Speed
May 17, 1928 - Mar 28, 2007
Chicago, IL
Melvin Lloyd Speed
Sep 18, 1938 - Jun 29, 2011
Missouri City, TX
Earnestine Speed
May 16, 1939 - Feb 25, 2006
Little Rock, AR
Gracie M Speed
Aug 19, 1947 - Jul 12, 2008
West Helena, AR
Linnie Speed
Apr 22, 1903 - March 1976
Malvern, Arkansas
Lonnie Speed
Jul 23, 1906 - August 1970
Malvern, Arkansas
Davis Speed
Dec 26, 1898 - March 1964
Turner Speed
Feb 9, 1913 - July 1975
Jonesboro, Arkansas
Cleta Speed
Nov 24, 1913 - January 1985
Siloam Springs, Arkansas
Lacy Speed
Apr 17, 1916 - December 1968
Nicholas Allen Speed
Mar 25, 1905 - Jun 22, 2007
Johnnie Speed
Dec 16, 1941 - April 1969
Walter Speed
Mar 25, 1943 - May 14, 2000
Helena, AR
Katie R Speed
Oct 17, 1904 - Nov 16, 1997
Foreman, AR
Frank Speed
Mar 29, 1949 - December 1983
Helena, Arkansas
L L Speed
Feb 9, 1908 - Nov 13, 1989
Chattanooga, TN

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Jun 17, 1907 - June 1963
Harold B Wright
Jul 5, 1914 - Dec 25, 1988
Alma L Knott
Aug 24, 1918 - Jan 28, 2006
Jonesboro, AR
Paul Thompson
Nov 11, 1915 - July 1983
Memphis, Tennessee
Kinley Sisk
Feb 11, 1916 - Jun 7, 2002
Lawrenceville, GA
Arthur M Emmerling
Aug 11, 1900 - May 28, 1997
North Little Rock, AR
Price Nailling
Jul 6, 1902 - June 1980
Paragould, Arkansas
William Phillips
Aug 26, 1906 - March 1977
Phoenix, Arizona
Lillian H Smith
Dec 3, 1915 - Apr 22, 1999
Jacksonville, AR
Willie Campbell
Dec 19, 1919 - May 1976
Blytheville, Arkansas
Carol Henson
Aug 9, 1919 - Apr 4, 2006
Walnut Ridge, AR
Johnnie Gambill
Apr 11, 1920 - August 1982
Trumann, Arkansas
Virginia Conway
Dec 13, 1889 - June 1973
Lawrenceburg, Tennessee
Edith v Conway
Sep 15, 1919 - Apr 12, 2003
Newark, CA
Melba N Zinchuk
Jan 31, 1922 - Oct 3, 1998
Blytheville, AR
C E Adkisson
Jun 29, 1911 - Sep 2, 1995
Blytheville, AR
Tollie Copeland
Apr 30, 1888 - October 1977
Marianna, Arkansas
Dorothy Wilson
Feb 17, 1921 - Feb 18, 2010
Allen, Texas
Mary C Weber
Jul 1, 1921 - Jul 29, 2003
Blytheville, AR
Odis Gray
Feb 27, 1912 - February 1993
Winona, MO
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