Ernest Raymond Wike

Brief Life History of Ernest Raymond

When Ernest Raymond Wike was born on 25 December 1900, in Rockwell, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States, his father, John Ernest Wike, was 28 and his mother, Orilla Louise King, was 23. He lived in Owen, Cerro Gordo, Iowa, United States for about 10 years and Detroit Ward 16, Detroit, Wayne, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 18 June 1985, in Clinton, Macomb, Michigan, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States.

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Ernest Raymond Wike
1900–1985
Arlone Minnie Johnson
1897–1980

Sources (8)

  • Ernest R Wike, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Wike, "Iowa Births and Christenings, 1830-1950"
  • Ernest Raymond Wike, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1904 · Belle Isle Aquarium

The Belle Isle Aquarium is a public aquarium located in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. It opened on August 18, 1904, and was the oldest continually operating public aquarium in North America when it closed on April 3, 2005. The aquarium reopened to the public on August 18, 2012, and is now run entirely by volunteers

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Norwegian and Swedish: variant of Vik .

English (Lancashire and Yorkshire): variant of Wick .

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

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