Alee Wheeler (1892 - 1987)

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Freda Mae (Wheeler) Moon

Freda Mae (Wheeler) Moon

Karen Dale (Wheeler) Brown

Karen Dale (Wheeler) Brown

Karen Dale (Wheeler) Brown

Karen Dale (Wheeler) Brown

Earldon Dale Wheeler

Earldon Dale Wheeler

Margaret N. (Merriman) Wheeler

Margaret N. (Merriman) Wheeler

Kimberly Lane Wheeler

Kimberly Lane Wheeler

The Randall Cummings Family

The Randall Cummings Family

The Adams Family

The Adams Family

35th Fighter Squadron Party

35th Fighter Squadron Party

Owen Wheeler

Owen Wheeler

Vera Lillian (Wheeler) Sawyer

Vera Lillian (Wheeler) Sawyer

Virginia Marie (Wheeler) Gill

Virginia Marie (Wheeler) Gill

Charles Henry Wheeler

Charles Henry Wheeler

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1892 - In the year that Alee Wheeler was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

1896 - At the age of only 4 years old, Alee was alive when in April, the first study on global warming due to CO2 - carbon dioxide - in the atmosphere was published by Swedish scientist Svante Arrhenius. Arrhenius concluded that human activity due to the Industrial Revolution would amplify CO2 in the atmosphere, causing a greenhouse effect. His conclusions have been extensively tested in the ensuing 100+ years and are still seen to hold true.

1898 - This person was just 6 years old when magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

1912 - At the age of 20 years old, Alee was alive when the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

1987 - In the year of Alee Wheeler's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Alee Wheeler passed away in July 1987 at 94 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Alee. Alee was born on October 9, 1892. We are unaware of information about Alee's family or relationships.

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