Manila Wood

5 March 1943–10 April 2010 (Age 67)
McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Manila

When Manila Wood was born on 5 March 1943, in McMinnville, Warren, Tennessee, United States, her father, Malcolm Raleigh Wood, was 45 and her mother, Carrie Mae Phinazee, was 29. She died on 10 April 2010, in Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Malcolm Raleigh Wood
1897–1987
Carrie Mae Phinazee
1913–2005
Clarence Wood
1934–2016
Algoma Wood
1936–2003
Carlous Wood
1937–2014
James Wood
1938–2016
Manila Wood
1943–2010

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

    Clarence Wood

    Male1934–2016Male

    Male1936–2003Male

    Male1937–2014Male

    James Wood

    Male1938–2016Male

    Female1943–2010Female

World Events (8)

1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 1

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.
1947 · Ohio's First Television station

Age 4

WEWS-TV first signed on the air on December 17 and was the first commercially licensed television station in Ohio. It has been the only station in Cleveland that has held the same frequency, ownership, and call letters since its initial sign-on. The first broadcast on the station was a Christmas pageant run by the Cleveland Press. 
1961 · The Twenty-Third Amendment

Age 18

The Twenty-third Amendment gives the residents in the District of Columbia the right to vote in presidential elections and to give the district electors in the Electoral College.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish:1. mainly a topographic name for someone who lived in or by a wood or a metonymic occupational name for a woodcutter or forester, from Middle English wode ‘wood’ (Old English wudu). 2. nickname for a mad, eccentric, or violent person, from Middle English wōd ‘mad’, ‘frenzied’ (Old English wād), as in Adam le Wode, Worcestershire 1221 .

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

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