Anton Legler (1906 - 1973)

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Anton Legler
1906 - 1973
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December 23, 1906
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November 1973
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16510
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Anton Legler was born on December 23, 1906. He died in November 1973 at 66 years old. We know that Anton Legler had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16510.
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Anton Legler died in November 1973 at 66 years old. He was born on December 23, 1906. There is no information about Anton's family. We know that Anton Legler had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16510.

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In 1906, in the year that Anton Legler was born, President Theodore Roosevelt received the Nobel Prize for Peace. The award was considered controversial at the time because many thought that he was an imperialist. But he had brokered peace between Russia and Japan a year previous and had allowed a dispute between Mexico and the U.S. to go to arbitration, resolving the issue peacefully rather than resorting to military conflict. For these two reasons, the Nobel Prize committee chose him for the Peace Prize.

In 1910, Anton was only 4 years old when Angel Island, which is in San Francisco Bay, became the immigration center for Asians entering U.S. It was often referred to as "The Ellis Island of the West". Due to restrictive laws against Chinese immigration, many immigrants spent years on the island.

In 1951, at the age of 45 years old, Anton was alive when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1963, Anton was 57 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1973, in the year of Anton Legler's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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