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Wilburn Wilson Enfinger 



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Wilburn Wilson Enfinger
4/14/1912 - 8/16/1944
(Shown at age 20)
Wilburn Wilson Enfinger was born on April 14, 1912 in Washington Co., Florida and died on August 16, 1944 in Papaqua, New Guina. He lived to be 32 years old.

He marred Edra Addie McLane. He died in Papaqua, New Guinea in WWII.
Census1/1/1935 Precinct 2 FL (Washington County) 22 yrs old 
Charlie Enfinger (age57), Annie Enfinger (46), Dannie Enfinger (25), Wilburn Enfinger (23), Aline Enfinger (16), Hulan Enfinger (12) & Vivian Enfinger (10). All were born in FL. Charles is a farmer. They own their home. 
Military12/20/1942 FL (Jackson County) 30 yrs old 
Name: Wilburn W Enfinger, Birth Year: 1912, Nativity State or Country: Florida , State of Residence: Florida, County or City: Jackson , Enlistment Date: 20 Dec 1942 , Enlistment State: Florida , Enlistment City: Camp Blanding, Branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA, Branch Code: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, USA, Grade: Private, Grade Code: Private, Term of Enlistment: Enlistment for the duration of the War or other emergency, plus six months, subject to the discretion of the President or otherwise according to law.  
Newspaper8/16/1944 Pensacola FL (Escambia County) 32 yrs old 
Newspaper clipping of obituary published in the Pensacola News Journal about the time of his death. Actual publication date is not known. 
Graveyard/Tombstone7/15/1948 Barrancas National Cemetery FL (Escambia County) 4 yrs after death 
Name: Wilburn W Enfinger, Service Info.: PFC US ARMY WORLD WAR II Birth Date: 4 Apr 1912, Death Date: 16 Aug 1944, Interment Date: 15 Jul 1948, Cemetery: Barrancas National Cemetery, Cemetery Address: Naval Air Station, 80 Hovey Road Pensacola, FL 32508, Buried At: Section 2 Site 349  

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5 1917 Seminole Indians become a Florida tourist attraction.
16 1928 The Tamiami Trail opens. It opens the southernmost 275 miles of U.S. Highway 41 from State Road 60 in Tampa to U.S. Route 1 (SR 5) in Miami, Florida to tourist. It also destroys many of the Seminole Indian waterways and hinders their economy.
1 1913 Ford builds the first assembly line into his automobile production plant
2 1914 The first traffic lights (which is only red or green) are put up in America; Construction of the Panama Canal is completed
11 1923 Freud publishes "The Ego and the Id"
11 1923 Diphtheria vaccine is developed; Insulin is produced to treat diabetes
12 1924 Insecticides are used for the first time on crops
14 1926 Goddard launched the first liquid-fueled rocket
15 1927 The first television transmission was announced in England
16 1928 Big bang theory was introduced
24 1936 The first regular television broadcast happens in England
26 1938 Hahn, Strassmann, Meitner and Frisch discover nuclear fission
1 1913 NEWS HEADLINES: Edison invents motion pictures
5 1917 NEWS HEADLINES: In June, the United States enters World War I on the side of the allies. The Russian Revolution ends the reign of the czars and thrusts Russia into communism.
7 1919 NEWS HEADLINES: World War I ends with the signing of The Versailles Treaty.
26 1938 NEWS HEADLINES: Orson Wells' radio production of H.G. Well's War of the Worlds causes a national panic.
27 1939 NEWS HEADLINES: The first regular television broadcast happens in the United States
29 1941 NEWS HEADLINES: December 7, 1941 -- Japan launches a surprise attack on Pearl Harbor and the US officially declares war on Japan the following day. World War II begins for American soldiers.
15 1927 Charles Lindbergh becomes the first man to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean and Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs.
17 1929 Widespread prosperity of the 1920s ends abruptly with the stock market crash in October
18 1930 Drought in the Great Plains area begins, creating hardship for farm families in 19 states.
20 1932 Amelia Earhart becomes the first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic Ocean. The infant son of Charles Lindbergh is kidnapped and murdered.
21 1933 Franklin D. Roosevelt is elected president under his "New Deal" campaign. Frances Perkins becomes the first woman to hold a cabinet post when FDR appoints her secretary of labor. On December 5, the 21st Amendment is added to the Constitution, repealing Prohibition. Drinks for everyone!
22 1934 Farm families must leave the dust bowl-stricken Great Plains areas. The dust bowl includes areas in Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, New Mexico, Nevada and Arkansas. Radio picks up the "Okie" songs. In all, 400,000 people leave the Great Plains.
22 1934 Congress passes the Indian Reorganization Act which allows remaining Indian tribes to reorganize.
23 1935 Congress passes the Social Security Act, giving elder Americans Social Security money for the first time.
27 1939 Hollywood releases The Wizard of Oz, one of the first films to be made in color.
31 1943 Japanese Americans are relocated to internment camps; Almost 400,000 coal miners go on strike; Race riots break out in Los Angeles and Detroit.
32 1944 On June 6, Allied forces invade Normandy (referred to as "D-Day")
2 1914 World War I - Following the crisis touched off by the assassination of Archduke Ferdinand of Austria in Sarajevo, Germany declared war on Russia and additional countries joined the war within several days.
5 1917 Germany uses airplanes to drop bombs in the early stages of World War I -- the first major military use of airplanes.
7 1919 The Versailles Treaty marks the official end of World War I.
8 1920 Adolph Hitler begins to organize the Nazi party in Germany; The Ku Klux Klan launches a recruitment campaign using mass marketing techniques to gain 85,000 new recruits; the first commercial broadcast is made.
26 1938 Hitler annexes Anschluss into Germany. At the Munich Conference, Germany is given a portion of Czechoslovakia.
27 1939 Hitler takes over all of Czechoslovakia. On Sept. 1st, Germany invades Poland. On Sept. 3rd, Great Britain and France declare war on Germany. World War II has begun.

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