Willie T Nixon (1908 - 1990)

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Willie T Nixon
1908 - 1990
updated February 06, 2019
Willie T Nixon was born on December 29, 1908. He died on February 24, 1990 at age 81.


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Riverside National Cemetery Section 27 Site 1037, 22495 Van Buren Boulevard, in Riverside, California 92518



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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Willie T Nixon passed away on February 24, 1990 at 81 years old. He was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section 27 Site 1037, Riverside, California. He was born on December 29, 1908. We are unaware of information about Willie's immediate family.
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1908 - 1990 World Events

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In 1908, in the year that Willie T Nixon was born, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1965, Willie was 57 years old when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1970, at the age of 62 years old, Willie was alive when on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1988, by the time he was 80 years old, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1990, in the year of Willie T Nixon's passing, on April 24th, the Hubble telescope was launched into space after long delays due to the Challenger explosion. An optical flaw was found within weeks of launch but was fixed within three years. The discoveries made possible by the Hubble have contributed to scientists' understanding of the universe.

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Other Willie Nixons

Willie Nixon
Born: around 1916
Alabama, United States
Willie T Nixon
Born: around 1908
California, United States
Willie G Nixon
Born: around 1926
Texas, United States
Willie A Nixon
Born: around 1916
Texas, United States
Willie B Nixon
Born: around 1925
Ohio, United States
Willie H Nixon
Born: around 1922
Ohio, United States
Willie Nixon
Born: around 1912
Alabama, United States
Willie Nixon
Born: around 1911
Florida, United States
Willie Jr Nixon
Born: around 1926
Virginia, United States
Willie H Nixon
Born: around 1922
Pennsylvania, United States
Willie E Nixon
Born: around 1919
Oklahoma, United States
Willie Ash Nixon
Died: 1895
Mt Moriac, Australia
Willie Davis Nixon
Died: Feb 22, 1943
Willie Henry Nixon
Oct 4, 1915 - Jul 8, 1967
Willie Nixon Jr
Mar 8, 1932 - Apr 13, 1962

Other Nixons

John Henry Nixon
Died: Jun 13, 1969
William Nixon
Jun 22, 1920 - Sep 1, 1984
Lewis T Nixon
Jan 19, 1919 - Dec 16, 1968
Israel Nixon
Died: Dec 31, 1969
J B Nixon
Died: Dec 31, 1969
James Gaines Nixon
Jan 7, 1916 - Jan 15, 1987
Johnnie Nixon
Dec 31, 1969 - Mar 26, 1969
Louis Nixon Jr
Jun 18, 1923 - Dec 8, 1985
Robert James Nixon
May 27, 1929 - Jan 1, 1993

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Robert Kelly
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William Martin Fester
Dec 31, 1969 - Jul 29, 1964
Clifford A Hill
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Robert L Kelly
May 20, 1923 - Nov 12, 1976
Fred Fetzer
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Earl A Stokke
Nov 22, 1929 - Feb 2, 1982
Robert Thomas Kelly
Dec 31, 1969 - Jul 27, 1954
Gladys Outterside
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Sylvester Toumey
Dec 31, 1969 - Aug 29, 1979
Robert Kelly
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Frank Wilks
Dec 31, 1969 - May 5, 1972
De Los G Hill
Died: Mar 6, 1916
Francis Day
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John W Fletcher
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