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Willo Wanda Haney (1911 - 2005)

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Willo Wanda Haney
1911 - 2005
Born
April 20, 1911
St Catherine, Linn County, Missouri United States
Death
January 23, 2005
Brookfield, Linn County, Missouri United States 64628
Other Names
Willo Wanda Harwood, Willo Wanda Wood
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Willo Wanda Haney was born on April 20, 1911 in St Catherine, Missouri United States. She died on January 23, 2005 in Brookfield, Missouri United States at 93 years old.
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Wilo Wanda Haney was born on a family farm in St. Catharine, Linn County, Missouri to James Ford Haney and Olive Aurilla (Baxter) Haney. She had siblings Howard Baxter (1914-1976), James O. (1917-2000), and Billy Blane Haney (1921-1967). She was first married to William Bryce Wood (1908 - 1997) on November 5, 1932, in Brookfield Missouri and second to Harold Albert Harwood (1915 - 1985) on November 26, 1947, in Kansas City Missouri. Willo had 3 children with William and no children with Harold. On his World War 2 draft card, dated October 16, 1940, William Wood was living on Wyoming Street in St Louis Missouri, and he was 32 and married to "Mrs. Willo Wood" which he listed as his next of kin. He was working at Woolworth's in St Louis. William was described as 5 ft 9 inches, 135 pounds, had brown hair, brown eyes, and a "light complexion." In the 1950 federal census, "Wanda W Harwood" was age 38 and married to Harold Harwood. They were living in Brookfield Missouri with children Gary Wood (15), Linda Wood (10) and Keith Harris. Wanda was "keeping house", and Harold was in "real estate and insurance."
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Willo Wanda Haney
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Willo Wanda Harwood, Willo Wanda Wood
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Willo Haney was born on in St Catherine, Linn County, Missouri United States
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Willo Haney died on in Brookfield, Linn County, Missouri United States 64628
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January 2005
Rose Hill Cemetery St Peter, in Brookfield, Linn County, Missouri United States 64628
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Willo Wanda Haney died on January 23, 2005 in Brookfield, Missouri United States at 93 years old. she was buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Brookfield, Missouri United States. She was born on April 20, 1911 in St Catherine, Missouri United States. We have no information about Willo's family.
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In 1911, in the year that Willo Wanda Haney was born, Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen became the first man to reach the South Pole, along with four fellow Norwegian explorers. After hearing that Peary had beaten him to the North Pole, Amundsen decided to tackle the South Pole. On December 14th, he succeeded.

In 1926, by the time she was only 15 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1939, by the time she was 28 years old, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1961, by the time she was 50 years old, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1970, at the age of 59 years old, Willo was alive when 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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