Henry Nelson (1901 - 1977)

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Henry Nelson
1901 - 1977
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June 28, 1901
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January 1977
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16502
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Henry Nelson was born on June 28, 1901. He died in January 1977 at age 75. We know that Henry Nelson had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16502.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Henry Nelson passed away in January 1977 at 75 years old. He was born on June 28, 1901. We are unaware of information about Henry's family or relationships. We know that Henry Nelson had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16502.

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In 1901, in the year that Henry Nelson was born, John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1923, by the time he was 22 years old, on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1944, at the age of 43 years old, Henry was alive when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1950, at the age of 49 years old, Henry was alive when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1977, in the year of Henry Nelson's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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