Glenn Burrell (1893 - 1979)

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Anchorage, Anchorage County, Alaska

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1893 - In the year that Glenn Burrell was born, on November 7th, the women of Colorado were given the right to vote via a state referendum. Fifty-five percent of voters turned out and the referendum passed with 35,798 voting in favor and 29,551 voting against.

1917 - Glenn was 24 years old when the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

1954 - By the time he was 61 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

1976 - At the age of 83 years old, Glenn was alive when 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."

1979 - In the year of Glenn Burrell's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Glenn Burrell died in March 1979 at 85 years old. There is no known cause of death for Glenn. He was born on December 18, 1893. There is no information about Glenn's immediate family. We know that Glenn Burrell had been residing in Anchorage, Anchorage County, Alaska.

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