The Shemwell Family

Leslie Alvin WilsonAge: 83 years19091993

Name
Leslie Alvin Wilson
Given names
Leslie Alvin
Surname
Wilson
Birth September 28, 1909
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 7 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 8 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 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
Birth of a son
#1Leslie Alvin Wilson Jr.
September 23, 1931 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
#2James Bryan “Jim” Wilson
October 16, 1937 (Age 28 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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 40 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
Birth of a grandson
#1Brian Allen Wilson
March 10, 1958 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 36 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 September 5, 1993 (Age 83 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Greenwood Cemetery
Last change March 5, 201812:32:41

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Waneta Christian - View this family
himself
Leslie Alvin Wilson
Birth: September 28, 1909Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: September 5, 1993Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
wife
Waneta Christian
Birth: October 2, 1909 24 22Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: November 27, 2003Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
son
Leslie Alvin Wilson Jr.
Birth: September 23, 1931 21 21Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: April 21, 1998Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
son
Private
son
James Bryan “Jim” Wilson
Birth: October 16, 1937 28 28Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
Death: March 12, 2011Council Grove, Morris, Kansas, United States
daughter
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