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Elzie Byron Cornett, Sr. (1890 - 1975)

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Elzie Byron Curnutte/Cornett
1890 - 1975
Born
August 21, 1890
Peach Orhard, Lawrence County, Kentucky
Death
January 21, 1975
Pineville Communtiy Hospital in Pinevllle, KY
Last Known Residence
Pineville, Bell County, Kentucky USA 40977
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Elzie Byron Cornett, Sr. was born on August 21, 1890 in Peach Orhard, Kentucky . He died on January 21, 1975 at Pineville Communtiy Hospital, Pinevllle, KY at age 84. We know that Elzie Byron Cornett, Sr. had been residing in Pineville, Bell County, Kentucky USA 40977.
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Elzie Byron Cornett, Sr.
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Pineville, Bell County, Kentucky USA 40977
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Elzie Curnutte/Cornett was born on in Peach Orhard, Lawrence County, Kentucky
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Elzie Curnutte/Cornett died on at Pineville Communtiy Hospital in Pinevllle, KY
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Barbourville Cemetery in Barbourville, Knox County, Kentucky
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Attended Sue Bennett College, London, KY

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Elzie Byron Cornett, Sr. died on January 21, 1975 at Pineville Communtiy Hospital, Pinevllle, KY at 84 years old. He was buried in Barbourville Cemetery, Barbourville, Kentucky . He was born on August 21, 1890 in Peach Orhard, Kentucky . We have no information about Elzie's family or relationships. We know that Elzie Byron Cornett, Sr. had been residing in Pineville, Bell County, Kentucky USA 40977.
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In 1890, in the year that Elzie Byron Cornett, Sr. was born, on July 3rd, Idaho became the 43rd state in the United States. On July 10th, Wyoming became the 44th state.

In 1924, by the time he was 34 years old, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1936, Elzie was 46 years old when on November 2nd, the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) debuted the world's first regular high-definition television service. The channel had a short schedule - Monday through Saturday, 3:00p to 4:00p and 9:00p to 10:00p. The first broadcast was "Opening of the BBC Television Service".

In 1948, Elzie was 58 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, in the year of Elzie Byron Cornett, Sr.'s passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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