Donald J. Wilson

19 July 1922–9 November 2011 (Age 89)
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Donald J.

When Donald J. Wilson was born on 19 July 1922, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, his father, Fay Wilson, was 35 and his mother, Florence I. Myrkle, was 30. He married Ruth Coston on 23 June 1945, in Muskegon, Michigan, United States. He lived in Muskegon, Michigan, United States in 1996. He died on 9 November 2011, at the age of 89.

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Donald J. Wilson
Ruth Coston
Marriage: 23 June 1945

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    Ruth Coston


23 June 1945
Muskegon, Michigan, United States

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World Events (8)

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Age 1

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.
1923 · Amendment of Equal Rights

Age 1

Is a proposed amendment to help guarantee equal legal rights for all citizens of the United States. Its main objective is to end legal distinctions between the two genders in terms of divorce, property, employment, and other legal matters. Even though it isn't the 28th Amendment yet, it has started conversations about the meaning of legal equality.
1947 · The Presidential Succession Act

Age 25

The Presidential Succession Act is an act establishing the presidential line of succession. This was a precursor for the Twenty-fifth Amendment which outlines what is to happen when a President is killed, dies, or is unable to fulfill the responsibilities of President.

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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  • Donald J Wilson in household of Fay Wilson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Donald Wilson in household of Fay Wilson, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Donald J Wilson in entry for Mrs Florence I Mirkle Wilson, "Michigan Obituaries, 1820-2006"

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