Elbert Echols (1935 - 1985)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Elbert Echols’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Elbert so that his life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Elbert’s biography.

Elbert Echols Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Elbert Echols and his immediate Echols family. Add to Elbert Echols's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with his family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Elbert.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Elbert Echols? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Chicago, Cook County, Illinois

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Elbert finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Elbert attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Elbert did for a living or if he had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Elbert Echols is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Elbert's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Elbert's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Elbert a religious man? Add Elbert’s religion

Gender

Male

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Elbert during various points of his life.

Timeline

1935 - In the year that Elbert Echols was born, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

1951 - At the age of 16 years old, Elbert was alive when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

1964 - Elbert was 29 years old when on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

1980 - By the time he was 45 years old, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

1985 - In the year of Elbert Echols's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

Elbert Echols Family Tree

Who was Elbert’s parents? Did he get married and did they have children? Share Elbert’s family tree to share his legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Elbert's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Elbert Echols
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Elbert's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Elbert Echols is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to his obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Elbert Echols passed away in August 1985 at 50 years old. There is no known cause of death for Elbert. He was born on February 16, 1935. We are unaware of information about Elbert's family or relationships. We know that Elbert Echols had been residing in Chicago, Cook County, Illinois.

Memories

What do you remember about Elbert Echols? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about him. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Elbert is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Elbert Echols

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources