Dorsey Ellsworth Lewis (1924 - 2001)

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Burial / Funeral

Tahoma National Cemetery
Section 9C Site 212,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Spokane, Spokane County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Army Air Forces
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Ellsworth

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1924 - In the year that Dorsey Ellsworth Lewis was born, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

1945 - Dorsey was 21 years old when on December 5th, Flight 19 was lost in the Bermuda Triangle. All five planes and 14 airmen disappeared, as did 13 crew on a plane that was dispatched to find them. The official Navy reported the disappearance as "cause unknown".

1969 - He was 45 years old when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

1977 - When he was 53 years old, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

1992 - At the age of 68 years old, Dorsey was alive when in April, Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from Yugoslavia. The newly created Bosnian Serb army then began a campaign against Muslim Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats - killing, raping, torturing, beating and robbing - and resulting in the deaths of over 100,000.

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Dorsey Ellsworth Lewis passed away on August 11, 2001 at age 77. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section 9C Site 212, Kent, Wa. He was born on February 27, 1924. We have no information about Dorsey's immediate family. We know that Dorsey Ellsworth Lewis had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington.

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