Jiles Coleman (1924 - 2011)

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Kosciusko, Attala County, Mississippi

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Theresa, Beverly, and Dorothy Baham Family Tree 2

Theresa, Beverly, and Dorothy Baham Family Tree 2

Carolyn Leigh and cast of Little Me

Carolyn Leigh and cast of Little Me

Carolyn Leigh and Cy Coleman

Carolyn Leigh and Cy Coleman

Florence Emily May Coleman

Florence Emily May Coleman

Dorothy Fields & Cy Coleman

Dorothy Fields & Cy Coleman

Stanley Urbanski

Stanley Urbanski

Sandra K Coleman

Sandra K Coleman

Sandra K Coleman

Sandra K Coleman

Marge Davis, Emily Coleman and Fern Poe

Marge Davis, Emily Coleman and Fern Poe

Coleman Family

Coleman Family

Ralph Fowler Coleman

Ralph Fowler Coleman

Ralph Fowler Coleman

Ralph Fowler Coleman

Ralph Fowler Coleman

Ralph Fowler Coleman

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Louella Coleman Theresa, Beverly, and Dorothy Baham Family Tree 2 Carolyn Leigh and cast of Little Me Carolyn Leigh and Cy Coleman

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1924 - In the year that Jiles Coleman was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

1940 - Jiles was 16 years old when on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

1951 - At the age of 27 years old, Jiles was alive when on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

1972 - By the time this person was 48 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

1977 - This person was 53 years old 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.

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Jiles Coleman passed away on July 19, 2011 at age 87. There is no listed cause of death. Jiles was born on March 19, 1924. We have no information about Jiles's family or relationships. We know that Jiles Coleman had been residing in Kosciusko, Attala County, Mississippi.

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