Annie B Lewis (1918 - 1996)

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Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi

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Henry Moore and Minty Lewis

Henry Moore and Minty Lewis

William Lewis Jr

William Lewis Jr

Mary Fish Lewis

Mary Fish Lewis

Gladys Faye (Lewis) Lewis Obituary

Gladys Faye (Lewis) Lewis Obituary

Anne (Ailanjian) Penir

Anne (Ailanjian) Penir

Ella Mae Taylor-Lewis

Ella Mae Taylor-Lewis

Ella Mae Taylor-Lewis

Ella Mae Taylor-Lewis

Ella Mae Taylor-Lewis

Ella Mae Taylor-Lewis

Minnie Mable Cartwright Sidler, 1958

Minnie Mable Cartwright Sidler, 1958

Tuttle-Lewis-Brock Family Christmas, 1950's

Tuttle-Lewis-Brock Family Christmas, 1950's

Norma E Lewis

Norma E Lewis

Gerald Curtis Lewis

Gerald Curtis Lewis

Marcia Lewis

Marcia Lewis

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Marcia Lewis and Bebe Neuwirth Henry Moore and Minty Lewis William Lewis Jr Mary Fish Lewis

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1918 - In the year that Annie B Lewis was born, on November 1, an elevated train on the Brooklyn line of the subway - driven by an inexperienced operator because of a strike - tried to navigate a turn at 30mph. The limit on the curve was 6 mph. The 2nd and 3rd cars of the 5 car wooden train were badly damaged and at least 93 people were killed, making it the deadliest crash in New York subway history.

1927 - At the age of just 9 years old, Annie was alive when aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

1943 - She was 25 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

1969 - When she was 51 years old, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

1996 - In the year of Annie B Lewis's passing, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Annie B Lewis died on September 15, 1996 at age 78. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on August 11, 1918. We are unaware of information about Annie's immediate family. We know that Annie B Lewis had been residing in Hattiesburg, Forrest County, Mississippi.

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