Clifford Lessig (1928 - 1980)

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Clifford Lessig
1928 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Clifford Lessig was born on April 15, 1928. He died in July 1980 at 52 years old.


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Clifford Lessig passed away in July 1980 at 52 years old. He was born on April 15, 1928. There is no information about Clifford's family or relationships.
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In 1928, in the year that Clifford Lessig was born, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1941, when he was just 13 years old, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1963, Clifford was 35 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 1972, he was 44 years old when on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1980, in the year of Clifford Lessig's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Aug 16, 1894 - January 1973
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Sep 27, 1914 - Feb 26, 2008
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Shirley E Lessig
Nov 30, 1956 - December 1989
Emily Lessig
Mar 8, 1909 - Feb 7, 2002
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F Shirley Lessig
May 30, 1920 - Jun 17, 2002
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William Lessig
Jun 11, 1918 - June 1984
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Leonard H Lessig
Mar 5, 1903 - Apr 5, 1999
Spring City, PA
Kenneth F Lessig
Aug 25, 1916 - Mar 29, 2005
Parker Ford, PA
Augustus Lessig
Aug 14, 1908 - Apr 18, 1993
Douglassville, PA
Charles Lessig
Sep 30, 1908 - August 1978
Pottstown, PA
Spencer B Lessig
Jan 28, 1912 - Dec 3, 1996
Pottstown, PA
Clyde Lessig
Nov 26, 1916 - Dec 9, 2002
East Stroudsburg, PA
Elmer Lessig
Mar 18, 1909 - January 1984
Northampton, PA
Bessie A Lessig
Aug 4, 1917 - Nov 21, 1998
East Stroudsburg, PA
Mary Lessig
Feb 13, 1892 - February 1986
Stroudsburg, PA
Catherine Lessig
Aug 15, 1888 - December 1965
Michael D Lessig
Jul 18, 1972 - Aug 19, 2001
Kennett Square, PA
Robert G Lessig
Oct 17, 1910 - Feb 6, 1997
Lewisburg, PA
William Lessig
Aug 10, 1885 - September 1968
Fleetwood, PA
Frederick Lessig
Jul 14, 1875 - February 1963

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