Wallace Wilson

Brief Life History of Wallace

When Wallace Wilson was born in 1932, in Oklahoma, United States, his father, Ostis Benton Wilson Jr., was 24 and his mother, Opal Beatrice Alexander, was 27. He lived in Anthony, Harper, Kansas, United States in 1940.

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Family Time Line

Ostis Benton Wilson Jr.
1908–
Opal Beatrice Alexander
1905–1964
Wilda Lee Wilson
1930–
Wallace Wilson
1932–

Sources (1)

  • Wallace Wilson in household of Ostis Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"

World Events (6)

1932

Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

1941 · Comanche Code Talkers

Many Native Americans from Oklahoma were once again employed as code talkers during WWII to create a code impenetrable by enemies. Rather than Choctaw, a Comanche-language code was developed. Several of these men were sent to invade Normandy to send messages. None of the men were killed and the Comanche code was never broken. 

1963

President John F. Kennedy is assassinated in Dallas, Texas.

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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