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Wardie McKinley HodgeAge: 74 years18961971

Name
Wardie McKinley Hodge
Given names
Wardie McKinley
Surname
Hodge
Birth August 31, 1896
MarriageNancy Ethel BreezeelView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 19 months)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 19 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Military
WW1 Draft
June 5, 1918 (Age 21 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 20 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 21 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Birth of a son
#1Joe Howard Hodge
May 20, 1925 (Age 28 years)
Death of a sonJoe Howard Hodge
July 4, 1927 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Paula Mae Hodge
July 7, 1928 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 33 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Death of a wifeNancy Ethel Breezeel
December 12, 1943 (Age 47 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 45 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 53 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 49 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death January 4, 1971 (Age 74 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Ford Cemetery
Last change September 8, 201612:03:50

by: Barry Shemwell
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Joe Howard Hodge
Birth: May 20, 1925 28 27Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 4, 1927Marshall, Kentucky, United States
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daughter
Paula Mae Hodge
Birth: July 7, 1928 31 30Marshall, Kentucky, United States
Death: July 1, 2016Paducah, McCracken, Kentucky, United States

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