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William Wiley ParksAge: 59 years18861946

Name
William Wiley Parks
Given names
William Wiley
Surname
Parks
Birth October 30, 1886 49 33
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 years)
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
Death of a sisterOma Parks
October 23, 1906 (Age 19 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 23 years)
Death of a fatherBenjamin F Parks
December 23, 1916 (Age 30 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 29 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 30 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 31 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 42 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 motherVirginia Jane Wilson
December 14, 1934 (Age 48 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 55 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
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 59 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 24, 1946 (Age 59 years)
Last change October 29, 201812:28:01

by: Barry Shemwell
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father
Benjamin F Parks
Birth: May 4, 1837Tennessee, United States
Death: December 23, 1916Tolar, Hood, Texas, United States
mother
Virginia Jane Wilson
Birth: June 12, 1853Arkansas, United States
Death: December 14, 1934Weatherford, Parker, Texas, United States
Marriage:
elder sister
Oma Parks
Birth: September 6, 1881 44 28Arkansas, United States
Death: October 23, 1906Weatherford, Parker, Texas, United States
5 years
himself
William Wiley Parks
Birth: October 30, 1886 49 33Ladonia, Fannin, Texas, United States
Death: January 24, 1946Butte City, Glenn, California, United States

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