Willie Dwight Craft

1 September 1947–24 April 1996 (Age 48)
Raleigh Islands, Levy, Florida Territory, United States

The Life Summary of Willie Dwight

When Willie Dwight Craft was born on 1 September 1947, in Raleigh Islands, Levy, Florida Territory, United States, his father, William Lamar Craft, was 23 and his mother, Christine Hollingsworth, was 22. He died on 24 April 1996, in Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 48, and was buried in Lakewood Memorial Park, Jackson, Hinds, Mississippi, United States.

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World Events (8)

1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War
Age 1
The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.
1949 · NATO is Established
Age 2
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is an alliance between 29 North American and European countries. The agreement of the alliance is to help defend each other if attacked by an external country. The last country to enter was Montenegro in 2017.
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment
Age 14
The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Croft .2 Americanized spelling of Kraft .

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

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Sources (5)

  • Dwight Craft in entry for Billy Lamar Craft, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Willie Dwight Craft, "Mississippi Enumeration of Educable Children, 1850-1892; 1908-1957"
  • Dwight Craft in entry for Billy Lamar Craft, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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