Edgar Shelton

(1901 - 1998)

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Edgar Shelton
1901 - 1998
Born
September 11, 1901
Death
August 30, 1998
Last Known Residence
Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan 48601
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Edgar Shelton was born on September 11, 1901. He died on August 30, 1998 at age 96. We know that Edgar Shelton had been residing in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan 48601.
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Edgar Shelton passed away on August 30, 1998 at 96 years old. He was born on September 11, 1901. There is no information about Edgar's family. We know that Edgar Shelton had been residing in Saginaw, Saginaw County, Michigan 48601.

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In 1901, in the year that Edgar Shelton was born, Edward VII succeeded Queen Victoria. Queen Victoria of England had become Queen in 1837 and reigned until her death in 1901. Her 63 year reign was the longest in history prior to Elizabeth II who recently broke her record. The time during which she led the country was known as the Victorian era and she presided over great changes in the United Kingdom, including the expansion of the British Empire and the Industrial Revolution.

In 1961, by the time he was 60 years old, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1972, Edgar was 71 years old 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.

In 1987, Edgar was 86 years old when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1998, in the year of Edgar Shelton's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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