Willard Franklin Jinks

1933–2002 (Age 68)
DeWitt, Illinois, United States

The Life of Willard Franklin

When Willard Franklin Jinks was born on 6 March 1933, in DeWitt, Illinois, United States, his father, Jesse Crawford Jinks, was 42 and his mother, Blanche Smith, was 25. He lived in Harp Township, DeWitt, Illinois, United States in 1940. He died before 2002, in Melbourne Beach, Brevard, Florida, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Melbourne Beach, Brevard, Florida, United States.

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Jesse Crawford Jinks
Blanche Smith
Willard Franklin Jinks
Donald C. Jinks

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World Events (8)

1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 2

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Age 9

On December 2, 1942, Enrico Fermi and a small band of scientists and engineers demonstrated that a simple construction of graphite bricks and uranium lumps could produce controlled heat. The space chosen for the first nuclear fission reactor was a squash court under the football stadium at the University of Chicago.
1951 · The Twenty-Second Amendment

Age 18

Before the Twenty-second Amendment, the Presidency didn’t have a set number limit on how many times they could be elected or re-elected to the office of President of the United States. The Amendment sets that limit to two times, consecutively or not, and sets additional conditions for presidents who succeed to the unexpired terms of their predecessors.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Jenks .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Willard Jinks in household of Jess C Jinks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Willard Franklin Jinks - Published information: death: 3 June 1990; Melbourne Beach, Brevard, Florida, United States

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