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Elmer William Seal (1895 - 1969)

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Elmer William Seal
1895 - 1969
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October 14, 1895
Racine, Wisconsin United States
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October 15, 1969
Racine, Wisconsin United States
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Elmer William Seal was born on October 14, 1895 in Racine, Wisconsin United States. According to his family tree, Elmer was father to 1 child. Elmer's partner was Estelle Mary (Bird) Seal, and they had a child Donald Elmer Seal. He died on October 15, 1969 in Racine, Wisconsin United States at 74 years old.
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Elmer William Seal, father to 1 child, died on October 15, 1969 in Racine, Wisconsin United States at 74 years old. He was born on October 14, 1895 in Racine, Wisconsin United States. According to his family tree, Elmer's partner was Estelle Mary (Bird) Seal, and they had a child Donald Elmer Seal.
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In 1895, in the year that Elmer William Seal was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1934, at the age of 39 years old, Elmer was alive when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1945, he was 50 years old when on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

In 1955, by the time he was 60 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1969, in the year of Elmer William Seal's passing, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

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