Albert Presley (1897 - 1969)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Albert Presley’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Albert so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Albert’s biography.

Albert Presley Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Albert Presley and his immediate Presley family. Add to Albert Presley's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Albert.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Albert Presley? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Albert finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Albert attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Albert did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Albert Presley is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Albert's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Albert's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Albert a religious man? Add Albert’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Albert during various points of his life.

Timeline

1897 - In the year that Albert Presley was born, on March 4th, William McKinley became the 25th President of the United States. He had beaten William Jennings Bryan in the 1896 election by 51% to 46.7% in the popular vote. Six months into his second term as President, McKinley was assassinated.

1911 - Albert was just 14 years old when the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

1933 - Albert was 36 years old when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

1935 - When he was 38 years old, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

1969 - In the year of Albert Presley's passing, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

Albert Presley Family Tree

Who was Albert’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Albert’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Albert's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Albert Presley
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Albert's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Albert Presley is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Albert Presley died in February 1969 at age 72. No cause of death has been listed. He was born on January 29, 1897. There is no information about Albert's surviving family. We know that Albert Presley had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

Memories

What do you remember about Albert Presley? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Albert is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Albert Presley

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources