Elmer Harrison (1900 - 1985)

Elmer Harrison
1900 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Elmer Harrison was born on August 1, 1900. He died in May 1985 at 84 years of age. We know that Elmer Harrison had been residing in Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee 37615.
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Elmer Harrison passed away in May 1985 at 84 years of age. He was born on August 1, 1900. We have no information about Elmer's surviving family. We know that Elmer Harrison had been residing in Johnson City, Washington County, Tennessee 37615.
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In 1900, in the year that Elmer Harrison was born, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1923, Elmer was 23 years old when the A.C. Nielsen Company was founded in Chicago. It provided an audience measurement system that could provide radio station owners with information on their listeners and the popularity of their shows. Later, the Nielsen company became the basis for the fate of television programs.

In 1948, Elmer was 48 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1975, at the age of 75 years old, Elmer was alive when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1985, in the year of Elmer Harrison'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.

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Other Elmer Harrisons

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c. 1919 - Unknown
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c. 1905 - Unknown
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Other Harrisons

Apr 19, 1905 - September 1986
Feb 15, 1911 - June 1984
Sep 4, 1918 - March 1980
Oct 11, 1917 - April 1978
Jan 27, 1921 - Jul 19, 2006
Sep 13, 1904 - March 1985
Dec 10, 1913 - February 1979
Oct 28, 1899 - March 1972
May 6, 1922 - November 1984
Jul 7, 1921 - Aug 22, 2005
Jan 28, 1920 - Jun 29, 1996
Sep 27, 1960 - May 30, 2009
Mar 29, 1904 - January 1981
Oct 15, 1918 - Jan 28, 1994
Dec 2, 1908 - May 30, 1990
Dec 2, 1918 - May 17, 2004
Feb 18, 1914 - January 1979
Nov 27, 1912 - Jul 30, 1993
Feb 5, 1921 - Jun 28, 2007
Mar 3, 1884 - April 1978

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Mar 5, 1919 - January 1968
Jun 18, 1916 - Apr 19, 2008
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