Herbert Lester (1891 - 1982)

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Herbert Lester
1891 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Herbert Lester was born on December 3, 1891. He died in June 1982 at 90 years old. We know that Herbert Lester had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39204.


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Herbert Lester passed away in June 1982 at 90 years old. He was born on December 3, 1891. We are unaware of information about Herbert's surviving family. We know that Herbert Lester had been residing in Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi 39204.
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In 1891, in the year that Herbert Lester was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1903, he was merely 12 years old when the first World Series of American baseball was played between October 1st and 13th. The Boston Americans of the American League played the Pittsburgh Pirates of the National League. Boston came back from a three game to one deficit, winning the final four games to capture the title - such a large comeback wouldn't be repeated by a team until 1925. (A total of eight games were played.)

In 1932, Herbert was 41 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1977, at the age of 86 years old, Herbert was alive when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1982, in the year of Herbert Lester's passing, on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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Iowa, United States
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Born: around 1910
Minnesota, United States
Herbert Lester
Born: around 1922
United States
Herbert F Lester
Born: around 1923
United States
Herbert D Lester
Born: around 1924
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Herbert P Jr Lester
Born: around 1918
Georgia, United States
Herbert E Jr Lester
Born: around 1906
Florida, United States
Herbert S Lester
Born: around 1917
Virginia, United States
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Born: around 1928
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Herbert E Lester
Born: around 1950
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around 1838 - Mar 17, 1901
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Jun 15, 1902 - Nov 30, 1991
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Dec 7, 1945 - Oct 3, 2002
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Retha Lester
Jul 11, 1943 - January 1981
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John Lester
Oct 24, 1895 - August 1984
Sonoma, California
William Lester
May 16, 1879 - May 1949
Florence L Lester
Aug 23, 1914 - December 1992
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Wayne A Lester
Jul 13, 1905 - Dec 23, 1989
Memphis, TN
Claud Lester
Sep 19, 1904 - March 1971
Ashdown, Arkansas
Henry Lester
Nov 5, 1913 - February 1982
Detroit, Michigan
John Lester
Jan 19, 1908 - March 1985
San Rafael, California
Floyd Lester
Feb 25, 1904 - October 1986
Marion, Arkansas
S T Lester
Sep 11, 1957 - Apr 15, 1992
John Lester
Oct 25, 1902 - November 1980
Mayflower, Arkansas
Lenora Lester
Feb 23, 1907 - August 1980
Camden, Arkansas
Pearl Lester
Mar 17, 1890 - May 1979
Overland Park, Kansas
Ruth v Lester
Sep 18, 1900 - Aug 7, 1989
G W Lester
May 2, 1899 - Mar 19, 2000
Little Rock, AR
Esau Lester
Sep 4, 1899 - December 1974
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Mack Lester
Sep 19, 1919 - December 1982
Muskegon, Michigan

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Raymond Kern
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