Willie Washington (1920 - 1977)

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Willie Washington
1920 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Willie Washington was born on May 24, 1920. He died in May 1977 at 56 years old.


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Willie Washington died in May 1977 at age 56. He was born on May 24, 1920. We have no information about Willie's family.
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In 1920, in the year that Willie Washington was born, in September, a bomb exploded in the J.P. Morgan bank building in New York City, killing 30 people immediately - 8 later died due to their injuries - and injuring another 200. Killing more people than the 1910 bombing of the LA Times (the deadliest terrorist act up until then), no one took responsibility and the perpetrators were never found. Italian anarchists were suspected of the bombing.

In 1934, by the time he was merely 14 years old, on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1948, Willie was 28 years old 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 1958, when he was 38 years old, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1977, in the year of Willie Washington'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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Born: around 1925
Louisiana, United States
Willie B Washington
Born: around 1927
Alabama, United States
Willie J Washington
Born: around 1926
Florida, United States
Willie J Washington
Born: around 1916
Florida, United States
Willie B Washington
Born: around 1927
South Carolina, United States
Willie H Washington
Born: around 1923
Mississippi, United States
Willie O Washington
Born: around 1922
Mississippi, United States
Willie B Washington
Born: around 1926
South Carolina, United States
Willie Jr Washington
Born: around 1927
Pennsylvania, United States
Willie J Washington
Born: around 1912
United States
Willie Washington
Born: around 1918
California, United States
Willie Washington
Born: around 1907
California, United States
Willie L Washington
Born: around 1912
California, United States
Willie B Washington
Born: around 1926
Louisiana, United States
Willie Washington
Born: around 1926
Louisiana, United States
Willie Washington
Born: around 1924
Arkansas, United States
Willie D Washington
Born: around 1911
Oklahoma, United States
Willie A Washington
Born: around 1924
Texas, United States

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Sep 10, 1939 - Jan 6, 2005
West Palm Beach, FL
Percy Washington
Dec 26, 1934 - Sep 19, 2007
Clayton, LA
Eddie Washington
Mar 7, 1928 - Dec 8, 2006
Jackson, MS
John E Washington
Jan 21, 1936 - Nov 27, 2004
Chicago, IL
Joseph Washington
May 17, 1937 - September 1973
Betty J Washington
Oct 23, 1936 - Dec 6, 1995
Memphis, TN
D Washington
Aug 6, 1934 - May 15, 1990
Gertrude Washington
Apr 21, 1903 - April 1973
Vicksburg, Mississippi
Bessie Washington
Jul 26, 1932 - Jun 24, 2009
Jackson, MS
R D Washington
Aug 16, 1936 - Sep 27, 1994
Jackson, MS
Earlean Washington
Dec 5, 1934 - January 1977
Edna Ruth Washington
Jan 12, 1936 - May 18, 2010
Detroit, MI
L Washington
Sep 19, 1934 - Dec 15, 1996
Albert Washington
Jul 14, 1936 - January 1985
George C Washington
Apr 19, 1927 - Jan 19, 2005
Holly Springs, MS
Granville Washington
Mar 13, 1903 - October 1981
Flora, Mississippi
Roosevelt Washington
Dec 18, 1939 - Mar 26, 1998
Crystal Springs, MS
Lois P Washington
Aug 11, 1923 - Feb 2, 2006
Brandon, MS
Archie L Washington
Feb 26, 1936 - Feb 3, 1998
Canton, MS
Minnie Lee Washington
Nov 3, 1935 - Nov 7, 2009
Cleveland, Ohio

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Rolling Fork, MS
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