Arthur Fredrick Wilson

Male5 September 1926–21 December 1999

Brief Life History of Arthur Fredrick

When Arthur Fredrick Wilson was born on 5 September 1926, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, Frederick Walter Wilson, was 42 and his mother, Anna Amalia Sorenson, was 40. He died on 21 December 1999, in Fountain Hills, Maricopa, Arizona, United States, at the age of 73.

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Frederick Walter Wilson
Anna Amalia Sorenson
Robert Fredrick Wilson
Arthur Fredrick Wilson

Sources (5)

  • Arthur F Wilson in household of Fred W Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Arthur Fred Wilson, "Illinois, Cook County, Birth Certificates, 1871-1949"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Arthur Fredrick Wilson - Government record: death: about 1996; Arizona, United States

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Siblings (2)

World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1927 · The World's Busiest Airport

Age 1

"Originally named Chicago Air Park, Midway Airport was built with one cinder runway mainly for airmail flights. The city then leased the airport and named it the Chicago Municipal Airport. By 1928, the airport had twelve hangars and four runways, lit for night operations. In 1931 the airport claimed to be the ""World's Busiest"" with over 100,846 passengers on 60,947 flights each week. In July 1949 the airport was renamed after the Battle of Midway."

1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 21

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Will + patronymic -son ‘son of Will’. Will was a very common medieval short form of William . This surname is also very common among African Americans.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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