Illier Anderson (1912 - 1976)

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Hobe Sound, Martin County, Florida

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Thomas /Anderson Girls

Thomas /Anderson Girls

Grave record, Londonderry UK

Grave record, Londonderry UK

Jelani D Anderson

Jelani D Anderson

Gust and Edla Anderson at the farm

Gust and Edla Anderson at the farm

Gravesite for Edla and Gust Anderson

Gravesite for Edla and Gust Anderson

Carl August "Gust" Anderson

Carl August "Gust" Anderson

Edla Marie Näsman (Petersen)

Edla Marie Näsman (Petersen)

Anderson farmhouse, Wisconsin

Anderson farmhouse, Wisconsin

Edla Anderson and descendants

Edla Anderson and descendants

Reverend Axel R. Anderson

Reverend Axel R. Anderson

James H Anderson

James H Anderson

Mary Antoinette Anderson 002

Mary Antoinette Anderson 002

Mary Antoinette Anderson 001

Mary Antoinette Anderson 001

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Maxwell Anderson - Playwright & Lyricist Thomas /Anderson Girls Grave record, Londonderry UK Jelani D Anderson

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1912 - In the year that Illier Anderson was born, Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

1925 - At the age of just 13 years old, Illier was alive when in July, the Scopes Trial - often called the Scopes Monkey Trial - took place, prosecuting a substitute teacher for teaching evolution in school. Tennessee had enacted a law that said it was "unlawful to teach human evolution in any state-funded school". William Jennings Bryan headed the prosecution and Clarence Darrow headed the defense. The teacher was found guilty and fined $100. An appeal to the Supreme Court of Tennessee upheld the law but overturned the guilty verdict.

1943 - When this person was 31 years old, on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

1955 - At the age of 43 years old, Illier was alive when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

1976 - In the year of Illier Anderson's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Illier Anderson died in April 1976 at age 63. No cause of death has been entered for Illier. Illier was born on June 9, 1912. There is no information about Illier's surviving family. We know that Illier Anderson had been residing in Hobe Sound, Martin County, Florida.

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