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Virgil Glenn WaggenerAge: 93 years19031996

Virgil Glenn Waggener
Given names
Virgil Glenn
Birth April 1, 1903
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 12 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 13 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 14 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 26 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Census April 8, 1930 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#1Joseph Taylor “Joe” Waggener
April 2, 1931 (Age 28 years)
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 37 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 38 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 46 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 42 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. -
Death October 13, 1996 (Age 93 years)
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Joseph Taylor “Joe” Waggener
Birth: April 2, 1931 28 22Kentucky, United States
Death: April 4, 2010Murfreesboro, Rutherford, Tennessee, United States

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Census1930 United States - Census transcript - Joseph “Joe” Waggener - Household

Blackford & Wheatcroft Road Webster, Kentucky

Waggener, JosephheadMW55M23KYKYKYFarmerGeneral
Waggener, AlicewifeFW48M16KYKYKY
Waggener, VirgilsonMW25M24KYKYKYSchool TeacherPublic School
Waggener, Dorothydaughter in lawFW21M20KYKYKYSchool TeacherPublic School