Wilma Jean Throckmorton (1932 - 2011)

Wilma Jean Throckmorton
1932 - 2011
updated February 06, 2019
Wilma Jean Throckmorton was born on June 3, 1932. She died on February 22, 2011 at 78 years old. We know that Wilma Jean Throckmorton had been residing in Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas 78626.
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Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas 78626
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Ft. Leavenworth National Cemetery Section I Site 52-H, in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas 66027
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Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea

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Wilma Jean Throckmorton died on February 22, 2011 at 78 years of age. She was buried in Ft. Leavenworth National Cemetery Section I Site 52-H, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. She was born on June 3, 1932. We are unaware of information about Wilma's immediate family. We know that Wilma Jean Throckmorton had been residing in Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas 78626.
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In 1932, in the year that Wilma Jean Throckmorton was born, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1943, by the time she was only 11 years old, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1954, she was 22 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1960, Wilma was 28 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1988, she was 56 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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