Evis Moore (1904 - 1976)

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Oakland, Yalobusha County, Mississippi

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Henry Moore and Minty Lewis

Henry Moore and Minty Lewis

Anne (McMichael) Moore

Anne (McMichael) Moore

Laurie Ann Pearson Moore

Laurie Ann Pearson Moore

Fannie Lee (Loden) Moore

Fannie Lee (Loden) Moore

Jessie Davis Moore

Jessie Davis Moore

Willa Jean (Gillentine) Moore

Willa Jean (Gillentine) Moore

Clarence Gaston Moore

Clarence Gaston Moore

Clarence Mitchell Moore

Clarence Mitchell Moore

Melanie Moore

Melanie Moore

Bro Keele's funeral

Bro Keele's funeral

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Dudley Moore

Dudley Moore

Dudley Moore

Dudley Moore

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Dudley Moore and Peter Cook Henry Moore and Minty Lewis Anne (McMichael) Moore Laurie Ann Pearson Moore

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1904 - In the year that Evis Moore was born, the World's Fair, officially known as the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, was held in St. Louis, Missouri. Attended by nearly 19.7 million people (and later the subject of a Judy Garland film), the Fair was funded by federal, state and local sources to the tune of $15 million. As the name suggests, the Fair was suggested as a way to celebrate the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. In the past, World's Fairs were a way of bringing new technology to the attention of the masses and this fair was no exception - the use of electricity (the public feared it at the time), personal cars, airplanes, and the electric streetcar were all highlighted.

1919 - When this person was just 15 years old, in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

1951 - At the age of 47 years old, Evis was alive when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

1973 - By the time this person was 69 years old, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

1976 - In the year of Evis Moore's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Evis Moore passed away in September 1976 at age 72. No cause of death has been listed. Evis was born on June 28, 1904. We are unaware of information about Evis's family or relationships. We know that Evis Moore had been residing in Oakland, Yalobusha County, Mississippi.

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