Barbara A Leigh (1927 - 1998)

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Burial / Funeral

Golden Gate National Cemetery
Section T Site 1496,
1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, Ca

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Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1927 - In the year that Barbara A Leigh was born, in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

1932 - She was just 5 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1952 - She was 25 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1953 - By the time she was 26 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

1998 - In the year of Barbara A Leigh's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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Barbara A Leigh passed away on April 15, 1998 at 70 years of age. No cause of death has been entered. She was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery Section T Site 1496, San Bruno, Ca. She was born on September 24, 1927. There is no information about Barbara's family or relationships. We know that Barbara A Leigh had been residing in Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington.

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