Virgil Dewitt Payton

12 Aug 1925 - 6 Jul 1984

Change Your Language

close

You can change the language of the BillionGraves website by changing the default language of your browser.

Learn More
English
Register

Virgil Dewitt Payton

12 Aug 1925 - 6 Jul 1984
edit Edit Record
photo Add Images
group_add Add Family
description Add a memory

Grave site information of Virgil Dewitt Payton (12 Aug 1925 - 6 Jul 1984) at Maple Hill Cemetery in Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States from BillionGraves

Life Information

Virgil Dewitt Payton

Born:
Died:

Maple Hill Cemetery

Cemetery Drive
Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas
United States

Headstone Description



S2 US NAVY
WORLD WAR II
Transcriber

Campbell2u

June 7, 2012
Transcriber

J.R. Hughlett

October 2, 2013
Photographer

Campbell2u

June 7, 2012

Nearby Graves

See more nearby graves
Upgrade to BG+

Family

Relationships on the headstone

add

Relationships added by users

add

Grave Site of VIRGIL DEWITT

edit

Virgil Dewitt Payton is buried in the Maple Hill Cemetery at the location displayed on the map below. This GPS information is ONLY available at BillionGraves. Our technology can help you find the gravesite and other family members buried nearby.

Download the free BillionGraves mobile app for iPhone and Android before you go to the cemetery and it will guide you right to the gravesite.
android Google play phone_iphone App Store

Life timeline of Virgil Dewitt Payton

1925
Virgil Dewitt Payton was born on 12 Aug 1925
Virgil Dewitt Payton was 5 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Virgil Dewitt Payton was 20 years old when World War II: Combat ends in the Pacific Theater: The Japanese Instrument of Surrender is signed by Japanese Foreign Minister Mamoru Shigemitsu and accepted aboard the battleship USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay. The Pacific War, sometimes called the Asia-Pacific War, was the theater of World War II that was fought in the Pacific and Asia. It was fought over a vast area that included the Pacific Ocean and islands, the South West Pacific, South-East Asia, and in China.
Virgil Dewitt Payton was 28 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Virgil Dewitt Payton was 40 years old when Thirty-five hundred United States Marines are the first American land combat forces committed during the Vietnam War. The United States Marine Corps (USMC), also referred to as the United States Marines, is a branch of the United States Armed Forces responsible for conducting amphibious operations with the United States Navy. The U.S. Marine Corps is one of the four armed service branches in the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.
1977
Virgil Dewitt Payton was 52 years old when Star Wars is released in theaters. Star Wars is a 1977 American epic space opera film written and directed by George Lucas. It is the first film in the original Star Wars trilogy and the beginning of the Star Wars franchise. Starring Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing, Alec Guinness, David Prowse, James Earl Jones, Anthony Daniels, Kenny Baker, and Peter Mayhew, the film focuses on the Rebel Alliance, led by Princess Leia (Fisher), and its attempt to destroy the Galactic Empire's space station, the Death Star.
Virgil Dewitt Payton died on 6 Jul 1984 at the age of 58
BillionGraves.com
Grave record for Virgil Dewitt Payton (12 Aug 1925 - 6 Jul 1984), BillionGraves Record 1369108 Kansas City, Wyandotte, Kansas, United States

Loading