Elmer L Harrison (1909 - 1988)

Elmer L Harrison
1909 - 1988
updated February 06, 2019
Elmer L Harrison was born on June 29, 1909. He died on June 23, 1988 at age 78. We know that Elmer L Harrison had been residing in Roselle, Du Page County, Illinois 60172.
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Elmer L Harrison passed away on June 23, 1988 at 78 years of age. He was born on June 29, 1909. We are unaware of information about Elmer's immediate family. We know that Elmer L Harrison had been residing in Roselle, Du Page County, Illinois 60172.
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In 1909, in the year that Elmer L Harrison was born, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1914, he was only 5 years old when in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1948, Elmer was 39 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 1972, he was 63 years old when on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1988, in the year of Elmer L 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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Jan 24, 1919 - Mar 11, 1995
May 20, 1896 - Apr 25, 1993
Mar 22, 1900 - October 1970
Dec 16, 1913 - February 1982
Apr 20, 1914 - March 1978
Dec 5, 1910 - Jan 6, 1990
May 30, 1911 - June 1974
Apr 1, 1927 - December 1972
May 8, 1926 - November 1993
Jan 17, 1925 - Jun 13, 1989
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