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Hugh Chesney (1890 - 1968)

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Hugh Chesney
1890 - 1968
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June 6, 1890
Death
December 1968
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Essexville, Bay County, Michigan 48732
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Hugh Chesney was born on June 6, 1890. He died in December 1968 at 78 years of age. We know that Hugh Chesney had been residing in Essexville, Bay County, Michigan 48732.
Updated: November 3, 2011
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Hugh Chesney passed away in December 1968 at 78 years old. He was born on June 6, 1890. There is no information about Hugh's surviving family. We know that Hugh Chesney had been residing in Essexville, Bay County, Michigan 48732.
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In 1890, in the year that Hugh Chesney was born, on January 2nd, Alice Sanger became the first female staffer to work in the White House. She was hired as a stenographer and, as such, took dictation.

In 1927, at the age of 37 years old, Hugh was alive when in September, the Columbia Broadcasting System (later called CBS) became the second national radio network in the U.S. The first broadcast was a presentation by the Howard Barlow Orchestra from radio station WOR in Newark, New Jersey.

In 1932, Hugh was 42 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1947, he was 57 years old 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.

In 1968, in the year of Hugh Chesney's passing, on June 5th, Sen. Robert F. Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in Los Angeles by Sirhan after celebrating his win in the California presidential primary. He died the next day at Good Samaritan Hospital.

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