Harry Ellison (1896 - 1963)

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Donald Jasper Ellison

Donald Jasper Ellison

W J Ellison

W J Ellison

Louise M Ellison

Louise M Ellison

Thelma Ellison Mcbride

Thelma Ellison Mcbride

Dorothy Marie Dearth

Dorothy Marie Dearth

Lily Lou Ellison

Lily Lou Ellison

Nicklaus Ray Ellison

Nicklaus Ray Ellison

Anthony Leo Ellison

Anthony Leo Ellison

Tony and Helen Ellison

Tony and Helen Ellison

Tony and Helen Ellison, 1924

Tony and Helen Ellison, 1924

Tony Ellison

Tony Ellison

Tony Ellison with his mother

Tony Ellison with his mother

Anthony Ellison papers, 1914

Anthony Ellison papers, 1914

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Helen Copulos Ellison's Passport Donald Jasper Ellison W J Ellison Louise M Ellison

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1896 - In the year that Harry Ellison was born, on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

1915 - Harry was 19 years old when in April, the Ottoman Empire rounded up, arrested, and deported 235 to 270 Armenian intellectuals and community leaders in Turkey. As their actions continued through the next several years, an estimated 600,000 to 1 million Armenians were killed by Turkish soldiers.

1920 - At the age of 24 years old, Harry was alive when speakeasies replaced saloons as the center of social activity. After the 18th Amendment was ratified and selling alcohol became illegal, saloons closed and speakeasies took their place. Speakeasies, also called a blind pig or blind tiger, were "so called because of the practice of speaking quietly about such a place in public, or when inside it, so as not to alert the police or neighbors". There were a lot of them and they were very popular. And where saloons often prohibited women, they were encouraged at speakeasies because of the added profits.

1934 - By the time he was 38 years old, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

1963 - In the year of Harry Ellison's passing, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

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Harry Ellison died in October 1963 at 67 years old. There is no listed cause of death. He was born on March 27, 1896. We are unaware of information about Harry's family or relationships. We know that Harry Ellison had been residing in Arkansas.

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