David Lee Leach (1920 - 2008)

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Burial / Funeral

Willamette National Cemetery
Section MM Site 162,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Oregon City, Clackamas County, Oregon

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Branch of service: Us Navy, Us Coast Guard
Rank attained: RM2, RMCS
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea, Vietnam

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Lee

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1920 - In the year that David Lee Leach was born, the National Football League, first called the American Professional Football Association, was created. College football was more popular than pro football and rising player salaries were bankrupting league owners. In response, owners created the NFL, using the pro baseball association as a model. Eleven teams were formed: the Akron Pros, Canton Bulldogs, Cleveland Indians, Dayton Triangles, Decatur Staleys, Hammond Pros, Massillon Tigers, Muncie Flyers, Racine Cardinals, Rochester Jeffersons and Rock Island Independents.

1939 - By the time he was 19 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

1955 - By the time he was 35 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

1972 - At the age of 52 years old, David was alive when on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

1977 - He was 57 years old when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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David Lee Leach passed away on April 21, 2008 at age 87. No cause of death has been listed for David. He was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section MM Site 162, Portland, Or. He was born on June 11, 1920. We have no information about David's family. We know that David Lee Leach had been residing in Oregon City, Clackamas County, Oregon.

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