Wesley Wayne Pinkerton

16 March 1954–17 April 2015 (Age 61)
Deadwood, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Wesley Wayne

When Wesley Wayne Pinkerton was born on 16 March 1954, in Deadwood, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States, his father, William Wallace Pinkerton, was 24 and his mother, Donna Jean King, was 20. He lived in Lead, Lawrence, South Dakota, United States in 2000. He died on 17 April 2015, in Gillette, Campbell, Wyoming, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Mount Pisgah Cemetery, Gillette, Campbell, Wyoming, United States.

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William Wallace Pinkerton
Donna Jean King
Wesley Wayne Pinkerton

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World Events (8)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 1

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1955 · To War in Vietnam

Age 1

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.
1971 · The Twenty-Sixth Amendment

Age 17

The Twenty-sixth Amendment prohibits the states and the federal government from using age as a reason for denying the right to vote to citizens who are eighteen years old or older.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: habitational name from a place near Dunbar, which is from an unexplained first element + Old English tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’. This surname has been established in Ireland since the 17th century.

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

Sources (3)

  • Wes Pinkerton in entry for Lyle Edward Nelson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Wes Pinkerton in entry for Lyle Edward Nelson, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Wesley Pinkerton, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2016"

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