Wilma Harrison (1915 - 1985)

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Wilma Harrison
1915 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Wilma Harrison was born on October 18, 1915. She died in September 1985 at age 69. We know that Wilma Harrison had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60616.

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Wilma Harrison died in September 1985 at age 69. She was born on October 18, 1915. We have no information about Wilma's surviving family. We know that Wilma Harrison had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois 60616.
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1915 - 1985 World Events

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In 1915, in the year that Wilma Harrison was born, in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

In 1926, at the age of just 11 years old, Wilma was alive when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1938, Wilma was 23 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1963, she was 48 years old when 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.

In 1985, in the year of Wilma Harrison's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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Feb 16, 1921 - March 1973
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Aug 14, 1883 - January 1974
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Emma Harrison
Aug 19, 1896 - May 1990
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Lula Harrison
Jul 27, 1898 - December 1974
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Elner Harrison
Mar 29, 1905 - February 1966
Kansas City, Kansas
Marcella J Harrison
Jun 13, 1919 - Jan 17, 2011
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James C Harrison
Oct 28, 1922 - May 25, 1994
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Nellie Harrison
Feb 18, 1881 - October 1962
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Oct 2, 1920 - February 1972
Benjamin Harrison
Jan 15, 1882 - March 1966
Branson, Missouri
Edward Harrison
Oct 19, 1923 - July 1973
Memorie R Harrison
May 10, 1925 - Oct 9, 2003
Pikeville, TN
Albert G Harrison
May 20, 1924 - Sep 30, 1996
Topeka, KS
Juanita L Harrison
Dec 12, 1923 - Jul 24, 2001
Leavenworth, KS
Alfred Harrison
Nov 9, 1925 - April 1977
Wayne J Harrison
Jan 13, 1900 - Oct 11, 1990
Wichita, KS
Elbert Harrison
May 19, 1912 - January 1983
Souris, North Dakota
Adeline Rose Harrison
Sep 5, 1918 - Sep 5, 2010
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