Eleanor Marie May (1926 - 2010)

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Burial / Funeral

Willamette National Cemetery
Section 6A Site 21,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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North Plains, Washington County, Oregon

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Branch of service: Us Coast Guard
Rank attained: S1
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Marie

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1926 - In the year that Eleanor Marie May was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

1961 - When she was 35 years old, on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

1976 - Eleanor was 50 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

1979 - Eleanor was 53 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

1995 - At the age of 69 years old, Eleanor was alive when on October 16th, the Million Man March took place on the National Mall in Washington DC. The March was organized to address "the ills of black communities and call for unity and revitalization of African American communities". An estimated 850,000 people attended.

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Eleanor Marie May passed away on August 11, 2010 at 84 years old. There is no listed cause of death. She was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section 6A Site 21, Portland, Or. She was born on June 19, 1926. We are unaware of information about Eleanor's family or relationships. We know that Eleanor Marie May had been residing in North Plains, Washington County, Oregon.

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