Stephen John Wilson

15 July 1942–12 June 1995 (Age 52)
Oakland, Alameda, California, United States

The Life of Stephen John

When Stephen John Wilson was born on 15 July 1942, in Oakland, Alameda, California, United States, his father, Douglas Erwin Wilson, was 34 and his mother, Oral Ruth Taylor, was 31. He lived in Brooklyn Judicial Township, Alameda, California, United States in 1940. He died on 12 June 1995, at the age of 52.

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Family Time Line

Douglas Erwin Wilson
1908–2001
Oral Ruth Taylor
1911–1977
Ramon Douglas Wilson
1929–2002
Stephen John Wilson
1942–1995

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 2

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.
1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 11

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 16

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Noel Wilson in household of Douglas Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Stephen John Wilson, "California Birth Index, 1905-1995"
  • Stephen John Wilson, "California, Death Index, 1940-1997"

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