Billy Jack Wingo

1926–2010 (Age 84)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Billy Jack

When Billy Jack Wingo was born in 1926, in Missouri, United States, his father, Melvin Jordan Wingo, was 40 and his mother, Cora Ethel Holbert, was 38. He lived in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States for about 10 years. He registered for military service in 1946. He died in 2010, at the age of 84, and was buried in Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States.

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Melvin Jordan Wingo
Cora Ethel Holbert
Beulah Lee Wingo
Theodore Elwin Wingo
Rheuama Ethel Wingo
Cora Pauline Wingo
Effie Nadine Wingo
Billy Jack Wingo

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World Events (8)


Age 1

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 5

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 22

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

Name Meaning

Probably an Anglicized form of the French Huguenot name Vigneau .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Billie J Wingo in household of Melvin J Wings, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Billy Jack Wingo in household of Melvin J Wingo, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Billy Jack Wingo, "Missouri, Reports of Separation Notices, 1941-1946"

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