Willard McKinley Sedge

1897–1972 (Age 75)
Nile, Yakima, Washington, United States

The Life of Willard McKinley

When Willard McKinley Sedge was born on 15 February 1897, in Nile, Yakima, Washington, United States, his father, Henry Sedge, was 41 and his mother, Sarah Eleanor Plumley, was 35. He married Marjore A Knickrehm on 12 November 1925, in Seattle, King, Washington, United States. He lived in Naches, Yakima, Washington, United States in 1920. He died on 22 August 1972, in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Yakima, Yakima, Washington, United States.

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Willard McKinley Sedge
Marjore A Knickrehm
Marriage: 12 November 1925

Spouse & Children

12 November 1925
Seattle, King, Washington, United States

Parents & Siblings

  • Henry Sedge


  • Sarah Eleanor Plumley




World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · Mount Rainier National Park is Established

Age 2

Mount Rainier was established as a state park on March 2, 1899 with legislation was signed by President McKinley. Mount Rainier is a volcanic peak surrounded by forests.

Age 20

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

English: from the Old English personal name Wegga.

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

Sources (3)

  • Millard Sedge in household of Henry W Sedge, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willard Sedge in household of Henry Sedge, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Willard M Sedge, "United States Census, 1940"

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