Elmer J Harrison (1916 - 1988)

Elmer J Harrison
1916 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Elmer J Harrison was born on August 6, 1916. He died on February 25, 1988 at 71 years old. We know that Elmer J Harrison had been residing in Havana, Mason County, Illinois 62644.
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Elmer J Harrison died on February 25, 1988 at 71 years old. He was born on August 6, 1916. We are unaware of information about Elmer's family. We know that Elmer J Harrison had been residing in Havana, Mason County, Illinois 62644.
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In 1916, in the year that Elmer J Harrison was born, visiting nurse Margaret Sanger opened the first birth control clinic in the U.S. at 46 Amboy St. in Brooklyn New York. Ten days after the clinic opened, Sanger was arrested for "violating laws against giving out birth control information" which was defined as obscenity. The clinic was not handing out birth control - just information about sex and birth control methods. (The Comstock law categorized information about abortion, family planning, and contraception as “obscene”.) The clinics and organizations that Sanger established later evolved into the Planned Parenthood Federation of America.

In 1939, when he was 23 years old, in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1950, he was 34 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1970, at the age of 54 years old, Elmer was alive when on April 10th, Paul McCartney announced that he was leaving the Beatles. (John Lennon had previously told the band that he was leaving but hadn't publicly announced it.) By the end of the year, each Beatle had his own album.

In 1988, in the year of Elmer J Harrison's passing, on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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Other Elmer Harrisons

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Jul 29, 1916 - April 1984
Jul 24, 1917 - May 1978
Nov 18, 1907 - Nov 28, 1990
Oct 28, 1888 - September 1963
Aug 18, 1905 - September 1983
Oct 15, 1917 - Nov 7, 1993
Aug 5, 1909 - April 1967
Nov 14 - February 1960
Mar 29, 1907 - Jan 2, 1988
Mar 21, 1911 - Jan 31, 2002
Jul 8, 1897 - January 1963
Nov 2, 1886 - July 1972
Jun 8, 1919 - July 1987
Feb 4, 1903 - January 1987
Sep 1, 1902 - Aug 24, 1997
Apr 10, 1908 - Jul 28, 1997
Aug 13, 1918 - December 1993
Sep 23, 1920 - Nov 14, 1989
Dec 26, 1911 - Nov 16, 1995
Jul 19, 1905 - May 22, 2008

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