Wilson Watterson (1905 - 1988)

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Wilson Watterson
1905 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Wilson Watterson was born on September 20, 1905. He died on April 4, 1988 at 82 years of age. We know that Wilson Watterson had been residing in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16001.


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Wilson Watterson passed away on April 4, 1988 at age 82. He was born on September 20, 1905. We are unaware of information about Wilson's family. We know that Wilson Watterson had been residing in Butler, Butler County, Pennsylvania 16001.
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In 1905, in the year that Wilson Watterson was born, federal spending was $0.57 billion, unemployment was 4.3%, and the cost of a first-class stamp was $0.02. Current U.S. government spending is $4.268 trillion.

In 1924, he was 19 years old when Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1951, at the age of 46 years old, Wilson was alive when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1979, by the time he was 74 years old, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1988, in the year of Wilson Watterson's passing, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

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Earl M Watterson
Jan 3, 1919 - Dec 30, 1993
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Ralph Watterson
Jan 1, 1904 - May 1982
Karns City, PA
Guy Watterson
Jun 14, 1921 - January 1987
Transfer, PA
Louise Watterson
May 14, 1889 - December 1983
West Palm Beach, FL
Charles Watterson
May 26, 1894 - October 1984
Ellwood City, PA
Verna Watterson
Dec 17, 1906 - December 1976
Charleroi, PA
Loyal E Watterson
Oct 4, 1935 - Dec 6, 2010
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Glenn Watterson
Nov 3, 1892 - October 1966
Darlington, PA
Douglas D Watterson
Jun 22, 1937 - Jun 1, 2009
Clymer, PA
Dorothy J Watterson
Apr 27, 1936 - May 17, 2004
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Raymond M Watterson
Mar 22, 1924 - Apr 22, 2008
Narvon, PA
Robert Watterson
Apr 9, 1904 - February 1975
Christiana, PA
W M Watterson
Nov 11, 1914 - Oct 23, 1990
Robert A Watterson
Jan 11, 1917 - Sep 10, 2004
Coatesville, PA
Jack Watterson
Oct 16, 1918 - November 1979
Parkesburg, PA
Felix Watterson
Mar 20, 1885 - November 1963
Hugh Watterson
Jan 15, 1908 - January 1975
Lafayette, IN
Frances J Watterson
Aug 15, 1922 - Jul 26, 1998
Darlington, PA
James E Watterson
Aug 15, 1926 - Jun 18, 2002
Hemphill, TX

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Jan 3, 1919 - January 1987
Freedom, PA
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Jan 3, 1919 - Dec 30, 1993
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Butler, PA
Walter Wimer
Jan 4, 1906 - Sep 18, 1988
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Robert S Milleman
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Mary A Dodds
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Helen Trautman
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Mar 29, 1915 - Dec 16, 1994
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