William Henry Fillion

1951–1970 (Age 19)
Escanaba, Delta, Michigan, United States

The Life of William Henry

When William Henry Fillion was born on 18 February 1951, in Escanaba, Delta, Michigan, United States, his father, Herman Fillion, was 27 and his mother, Cecila M Richer, was 28. He died on 16 May 1970, at the age of 19.

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Herman Fillion
Cecila M Richer
William Henry Fillion

Parents & Siblings

  • Male1923–1995Male

  • Cecila M Richer




World Events (8)

1954 · Worlds Largest Christmas Store

Age 3

Wally Bronner opened what would become the world's largest Christmas Store in 1954 as a result of successfully creating custom Christmas panels for city lampposts. Since then, the Frankenmuth store has expanded to a 27 acre landscaped lot with over 50,000 Christmas related items in his store. Bronner's attracts over two million guests per year.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 4

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.
1957 · Mighty Mac

Age 6

"The 26,372 foot Mackinac Bridge was built to span the Straits of Mackinac which connects the Upper and Lower Peninsulas of the state of Michigan. Nicknamed ""Mighty Mac,"" the bridge was designed by engineer David B. Steinman and is the longest suspension bridge between anchorages in the Western Hemisphere. The bridge opened on November 1, 1957."

Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French fils ‘son’ (Latin filius), used to denote the youngest son of a family.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • William Henry Fillion, "Find A Grave Index"
  • William Henry Fillion, "United States Military Personnel who Died During the Vietnam War, 1956-2003"

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