Ed Elgin (1898 - 1974)

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Ed Elgin
1898 - 1974
updated February 06, 2019
Ed Elgin was born on November 30, 1898. He died in April 1974 at 75 years of age. We know that Ed Elgin had been residing in Annawan, Henry County, Illinois 61234.


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Ed Elgin died in April 1974 at 75 years of age. He was born on November 30, 1898. We have no information about Ed's immediate family. We know that Ed Elgin had been residing in Annawan, Henry County, Illinois 61234.
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In 1898, in the year that Ed Elgin was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1908, Ed was only 10 years old when a mysterious Siberian explosion leveled over 770 square miles of forest. There were no human casualties. Explanations of the explosion have included a comet, meteorite, natural atomic explosion, or a crashed UFO. Although it is called an impact event - the largest one in recorded earth history - there is no crater and it is widely thought that the explosion was caused by a meteor exploding 3 to 6 miles above the earth.

In 1935, he was 37 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1966, he was 68 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1974, in the year of Ed Elgin's passing, on February 5th, Patty Hearst, age 19 - granddaughter of William Randolph Hearst and daughter of publisher of the San Francisco Examiner Randolph Hearst - was kidnapped by the Symbionese Liberation Army, a left wing terrorist group. She was found, alive, 19 months later.

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Other Elgins

Annie M Elgin
Dec 15, 1916 - Oct 2, 1999
Saint Louis, MO
Gladys H Elgin
Oct 21, 1910 - Jul 22, 2007
Schaumburg, IL
Mary Joann A Elgin
Jun 13, 1933 - Feb 8, 1996
Rock Falls, IL
Elsie H Elgin
Apr 16, 1913 - Jun 16, 2001
Jupiter, FL
Milo Elgin
Nov 27, 1889 - August 1978
Woodland, Illinois
George W Elgin
Dec 9, 1956 - May 30, 2007
Sterling, IL
Robert Elgin
Apr 29, 1929 - Sep 9, 2010
Freeport, IL
Emily Elgin
Oct 20, 1896 - January 1981
Oak Park, Illinois
Edwin S Elgin
Apr 28, 1917 - Dec 16, 2000
Fort Worth, TX
Mary Elgin
Dec 15, 1904 - April 1983
Annawan, Illinois
George Elgin
Aug 10, 1883 - November 1975
Bryant, Illinois
Ruth Elgin
Jun 10, 1915 - May 1973
Shelbyville, Illinois
Samuel F Elgin
Feb 9, 1918 - Sep 22, 1996
Rock Falls, IL
Ralph Elgin
Feb 13, 1901 - December 1965
Larry F Elgin
Mar 12, 1948 - Oct 15, 2009
Rock Falls, IL
Pearl Elgin
Jun 26, 1896 - September 1986
Sun City, Arizona
Vicki Lynn Elgin
Feb 22, 1948 - Jun 13, 2010
Eldon, Missouri
Paul Elgin
Oct 23, 1918 - June 1969
Paul Elgin Sr
Oct 17, 1895 - May 1967
San Antonio, Texas
George Elgin
Dec 28, 1916 - November 1986
Rock Falls, Illinois

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