Gloria M Lewis (1922 - 2011)

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Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Section 1T Site 802,
2900 Sheridan Road, St. Louis, Mo

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1922 - In the year that Gloria M Lewis was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

1947 - At the age of 25 years old, Gloria was alive when on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

1958 - She was 36 years old when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

1973 - At the age of 51 years old, Gloria was alive when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

1996 - When she was 74 years old, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Gloria M Lewis passed away on October 16, 2011 at age 89. There is no known cause of death. She was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Section 1T Site 802, St. Louis, Mo. She was born on March 7, 1922. We have no information about Gloria's family or relationships.

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