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Blanche Leeser (1890 - 1975)

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Blanche Leeser
1890 - 1975
Born
June 20, 1890
Death
July 1975
Last Known Residence
New Canton, Pike County, Illinois 62356
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Blanche Leeser of New Canton, Pike County, Illinois was born on June 20, 1890, and died at age 85 years old in July 1975.
Updated: November 2, 2011
Biography ID: 49787234

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Blanche Leeser passed away at age 85 years old in July 1975. Blanche Leeser of New Canton, Pike County, Illinois was born on June 20, 1890.

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Blanche Leeser lived 10 years longer than the average Leeser family member when she died at the age of 85.
The average age of a Leeser family member is 75.
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1890 - 1975 World Events

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In 1890, in the year that Blanche Leeser was born, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1905, by the time she was merely 15 years old, acclaimed dancer Isadora Duncan established the first school of modern dance in Berlin Germany. Isadora Duncan, born in San Francisco California, dedicated herself to the creation of beauty - through dance. Her focus on the movement of the human body rather than formal kinds of dance helped to give rise to the modern dance movement.

In 1958, by the time she was 68 years old, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1962, Blanche was 72 years old when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1975, in the year of Blanche Leeser's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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