Edward Lee Snead (1910 - 1976)

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Edward Snead
1910 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Edward Lee Snead, father to 6 children, was born on June 5, 1910. He was born to Sarah Chilton and Henry Snead, with siblings Orville, Frances, and Unknown -Mrs.. He married Faye Davis, and they gave birth to Jane Ann (Snead) Conard, Terry Snead, Thomas Snead, and Catherine Snead. He had Loretta Horton, and Donald Snead with an unlisted partner. Edward died on December 17, 1976 at John Cochran Medical Center: Johnson Jr Frank E MD, St Louis, Missouri at age 66. We know that Edward Lee Snead had been residing in Route One, Elvins, in Park Hills, Saint Francois County, Missouri.

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Edward Lee Snead

First name

Edward

Middle name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

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Gender

Male

Birth

Edward Snead was born on

Death

Edward Snead died on at John Cochran Medical Center: Johnson Jr Frank E MD, 915 N Grand Blvd # 112JC, in St Louis, Missouri United States

Cause of death

Diabetes

Burial / Funeral

at Parkview Cemetery, in St Francois County, Missouri United States

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Ethnicity & Lineage

Caucasian with Cherokee

Nationality & Locations Lived

USA

Religion

Christian

Last Known Residence

Route One, Elvins, in Park Hills, Saint Francois County, Missouri

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Professions

Miner and Farmer

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Military Service

US Navy Seabee -WWII. South Pacific construction brigade responsible for the fastest built airstrip in the New Hebrides Islands.

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Edward came back from World War II and married. He had two children and then divorced. He bought a large property near Elvins and married Faye Davis. He worked in the lead mines and farmed. When not doing that, Edward bred hunting dogs and loved to hunt and fish. I remember playing with Beagle pups at the farm when I was little. He passed away soon after my second birthday. -grandaughter Amanda
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1910 - 1976 World Events

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In 1910, in the year that Edward Lee Snead was born, the Mann Act, also called the White-Slave Traffic Act, was signed into law. Its purpose was to make it a felony to engage in interstate or foreign commerce transport of "any woman or girl for the purpose of prostitution or debauchery, or for any other immoral purpose". But the language was so broad that it was also applied to consensual sex between adults when wished.

In 1928, he was 18 years old when 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 1945, he was 35 years old when on May 7th, the Supreme Court ruled in the case of Jewell Ridge Coal Corp. v. United Mine Workers of America. The Court ruled that the underground travel time of coal miners was compensable work time under the Fair Labor Standards Act.

In 1958, Edward was 48 years old when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1976, in the year of Edward Lee Snead's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Irene Snead
May 14, 1899 - May 1973
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Feb 6, 1907 - August 1982
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Thomas E Snead
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Lena W Snead
Dec 15, 1909 - Sep 25, 1989
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Windford Snead
Jan 9, 1927 - September 1986
Flora L Snead
Feb 12, 1902 - Jul 2, 1997
Bronaugh, MO
William R Snead
Jul 7, 1932 - Feb 6, 2004
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Gloria J Snead
Jan 8, 1942 - Apr 30, 1998
Crocker, MO
Linda C Snead
Dec 28, 1955 - Aug 4, 2007
Cape Girardeau, MO
Fred Snead
Dec 7, 1889 - April 1978
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Helen W Snead
Oct 5, 1919 - Mar 3, 1992
Springfield Gardens, NY
Emma Snead
Mar 5, 1903 - October 1984
Saint Joseph, Missouri
Wilmetta Snead
Feb 7, 1920 - Feb 5, 2009
Gower, MO
Tom Snead
Dec 27, 1890 - February 1970
Kansas City, Missouri
Lorraine H Snead
Jul 15, 1932 - Jan 19, 1993
Saint Louis, MO
Rebecca Barton Snead
Jul 22, 1983 - Sep 21, 2010
Missouri
William Snead
Dec 10, 1891 - December 1970
Kansas City, Missouri
Howard F Snead
Aug 31, 1899 - Apr 7, 1994
Neosho, MO
Frank Snead
May 18, 1898 - March 1966
Nevada, Missouri
John Snead
Dec 8, 1921 - October 1986
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