Benjamin Lewis (1894 - 1967)

Benjamin Lewis
1894 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Benjamin Lewis was born on February 5, 1894. He died in June 1967 at age 73. We know that Benjamin Lewis had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39209.
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Benjamin Lewis died in June 1967 at 73 years of age. He was born on February 5, 1894. We are unaware of information about Benjamin's family. We know that Benjamin Lewis had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39209.
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In 1894, in the year that Benjamin Lewis was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1901, Benjamin was just 7 years old when shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1917, Benjamin was 23 years old when "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

In 1955, he was 61 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1967, in the year of Benjamin Lewis's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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Other Benjamin Lewises

Unknown - Aug 19, 1916
Unknown - Jul 11, 1916
c. 1896 - Aug 27, 1918
c. 1889 - Apr 12, 1917
c. 1898 - Jul 1, 1916
c. 1883 - Aug 22, 1920
c. 1895 - Nov 8, 1918
c. 1867 - Jun 23, 1944
c. 1924 - Dec 25, 1943
c. 1885 - Oct 16, 1917
Unknown - Apr 28, 1917
c. 1890 - Oct 28, 1918
c. 1894 - Jul 3, 1916
c. 1897 - Apr 7, 1918
c. 1895 - Jun 8, 1915
c. 1897 - Apr 2, 1917
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1927 - Unknown
c. 1915 - Unknown
c. 1922 - Unknown

Other Lewises

Jan 1, 1944 - Mar 15, 1994
Jul 4, 1945 - January 1983
Aug 11, 1918 - Sep 15, 1996
Aug 29, 1948 - Jan 7, 2010
Dec 8, 1945 - Feb 16, 2010
Feb 14, 1914 - June 1978
Jun 11, 1939 - Aug 28, 2011
Jan 1, 1899 - May 1972
Feb 27, 1922 - Sep 26, 1999
May 14, 1946 - Aug 28, 2004
Apr 28, 1944 - Jun 3, 2003
Dec 14, 1944 - Apr 15, 1988
Feb 10, 1944 - Dec 13, 2006
Jan 15, 1943 - July 1989
Mar 4, 1946 - Sep 11, 2010
Mar 18, 1945 - Feb 1, 1999
May 26, 1945 - Jan 15, 1995
Sep 29, 1909 - May 12, 2001
Apr 22, 1922 - May 23, 2008
Aug 28, 1903 - Sep 19, 1993

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Dec 20, 1910 - August 1980
Dec 28, 1907 - Feb 6, 1992
Jun 20, 1916 - June 1977
Mar 6, 1914 - Jan 29, 1994
Feb 13, 1900 - April 1985
Apr 29, 1905 - October 1984
Oct 4, 1906 - February 1978
Jun 5, 1914 - March 1985
Oct 14, 1904 - May 1983
May 18, 1903 - May 1977
Jul 3, 1902 - Jun 1, 1991
Jun 25, 1916 - Feb 16, 1985
Nov 22, 1897 - September 1987
May 6, 1906 - August 1975
Jun 25, 1896 - Sep 5, 1975
Apr 11, 1913 - Jul 18, 1973
Aug 10, 1906 - Nov 9, 1996
Aug 9, 1909 - Jun 26, 1993
May 31, 1900 - May 1980
Dec 25, 1903 - August 1981
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