Evans Dexter Wilkes

1 January 1928–21 February 1954 (Age 26)
Florence, Florence, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Evans Dexter

When Evans Dexter Wilkes was born on 1 January 1928, in Florence, Florence, South Carolina, United States, his father, Maxwell Mack Wilkes, was 39 and his mother, Ada Lee, was 34. He died on 21 February 1954, in Florence, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 26.

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Evans Dexter Wilkes

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World Events (8)


Age 1

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

Age 3

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1937 · The Neutrality Act

Age 9

The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Wilk .2 Frisian: from a pet form of the personal name Will.

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

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  • Evans Dexter Wilkes, "South Carolina Deaths, 1944-1955"

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