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Burley Y. C. Holder, Sr. (1906 - 1943)

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Burley Y. C. Holder
1906 - 1943
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December 30, 1906
Walnut Springs, Bosque County, Texas United States 76690
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September 2, 1943
Young County, Texas United States
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Burley Y. C. Holder, Sr. was born on December 30, 1906 in Walnut Springs, Texas United States. He is the child of Martha Bell (McBride) Holder and William Lee Holder, with siblings Lettie, Royce, William, Clarence, Ruby, Erma, and Edna. According to his family tree, Burley was father to 3 children. He married Elizabeth Ann "Annie" (Cowart) Holder-Petty, and they had children Bonnie Burlene (Holder) Pearson, Burley Y. C. Holder, Jr., and Patricia Jo "Patsy" (Holder) Barker. He died on September 2, 1943 in Texas United States at 36 years of age.
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Burley Y. C. Holder, Sr., father to 3 children, died on September 2, 1943 in Texas United States at 36 years old. He was born on December 30, 1906 in Walnut Springs, Texas United States. He is the child of Martha Bell (McBride) Holder and William Lee Holder, with siblings Lettie, Royce, William, Clarence, Ruby, Erma, and Edna. According to his family tree, he married Elizabeth Ann "Annie" (Cowart) Holder-Petty, and they had children Bonnie Burlene (Holder) Pearson, Burley Y. C. Holder, Jr., and Patricia Jo "Patsy" (Holder) Barker.
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In 1906, in the year that Burley Y. C. Holder, Sr. was born, abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

In 1910, when he was merely 4 years old, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1923, by the time he was 17 years old, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1932, Burley was 26 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1943, in the year of Burley Y. C. Holder, Sr.'s passing, 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.

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