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Wilson Murphy (1902 - 1975)

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Wilson Murphy
1902 - 1975
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November 6, 1902
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September 1975
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Oregon, Lucas County, Ohio 43616
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Wilson Murphy was born on November 6, 1902. According to his family tree, Wilson was father to 1 child. He married Irma H (Mottmiller) Murphy, and they had a child Janice (Murphy) Van Sant. He died in September 1975 at 72 years of age. We know that Wilson Murphy had been residing in Oregon, Lucas County, Ohio 43616.
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Wilson Murphy, father to 1 child, died in September 1975 at 72 years old. He was born on November 6, 1902. According to his family tree, he married Irma H (Mottmiller) Murphy, and they had a child Janice (Murphy) Van Sant. We know that Wilson Murphy had been residing in Oregon, Lucas County, Ohio 43616.
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In 1902, in the year that Wilson Murphy was born, the world famous Italian tenor, Enrico Caruso, made the first gramophone recording by a popular singer. Accompanied by only a piano, his voice recordings became a big seller and did much to popularize the new-fangled gramophone. He had to sing into a metal "horn" that relayed his voice to a metal disc. And the songs had to be under 4 and a half minutes!

In 1939, he was 37 years old when 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 1944, when he was 42 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1955, he was 53 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1975, in the year of Wilson Murphy's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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