John M Leonard (1898 - 1972)

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John M Leonard
1898 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
John M Leonard was born on August 4, 1898. He died on February 10, 1972 at age 73.

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John M Leonard passed away on February 10, 1972 at age 73. He was born on August 4, 1898. We are unaware of information about John's immediate family.
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1898 - 1972 World Events

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In 1898, in the year that John M Leonard was born, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1914, when he was 16 years old, in only his second big-screen appearance, Charlie Chaplin played the Little Tramp, his most famous character. The silent film was made in January and released the following year. Of the character, Chaplin said: "On the way to the wardrobe I thought I would dress in baggy pants, big shoes, a cane and a derby hat. I wanted everything a contradiction: the pants baggy, the coat tight, the hat small and the shoes large." The moustache was added to age his 24-year-old face without masking his expressions.

In 1956, he was 58 years old when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1965, he was 67 years old when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1972, in the year of John M Leonard's passing, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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John William Leonard
Died: May 31, 1916
John Wellington Leonard
Died: May 31, 1916
John Thomas Leonard
around 1889 - Dec 4, 1918
John Thomas Leonard
Died: May 30, 1915
John Richard Lock Leonard
around 1915 - Nov 3, 1944
John Plunkett Leonard
Died: May 24, 1941
John Painter Leonard
around 1897 - Oct 12, 1918
John Maxwell Leonard
around 1896 - Aug 26, 1915
John Henry Leonard
around 1913 - May 31, 1940
John Henry Leonard
around 1869 - Jun 16, 1915
John Gordon Leonard
Died: Dec 20, 1944
John Gordon Leonard
around 1896 - Feb 13, 1919
John George Leonard
around 1910 - May 24, 1940
John Fraser Leonard
around 1922 - Jun 24, 1944
John Francis Leonard
Died: Apr 28, 1917
John Francis Leonard
around 1919 - Jul 22, 1944
John Edward Leonard
around 1903 - Sep 10, 1943
John Edward Leonard
Died: Oct 26, 1917
John Dryburgh Leonard
around 1923 - May 6, 1943

Other Leonards

Lela Leonard
Jul 5, 1894 - September 1987
Greenwood, Mississippi
Willie L Leonard
Feb 14, 1945 - Jul 3, 1990
Ollie Leonard
Aug 8, 1901 - April 1974
Starkville, Mississippi
Levi Leonard
Jun 7, 1908 - May 10, 1991
East Saint Louis, IL
Charlie Leonard
Nov 14, 1903 - May 1983
Citrus Heights, California
Dave Leonard
Dec 11, 1896 - June 1976
Camden, Arkansas
Ralph Leonard
Jan 6, 1910 - Nov 4, 2007
Little Rock, AR
George Leonard
Jan 15, 1908 - May 1981
Texarkana, Texas
Mary A Leonard
Jul 13, 1895 - Jul 15, 1993
Marianna, AR
Deborah J Leonard
Apr 28, 1918 - February 1994
Tujunga, CA
Cecil E Leonard
Jun 24, 1913 - Nov 12, 1994
Batesville, AR
Wilbur Leonard
Jan 27, 1888 - June 1967
North Little Rock, Arkansas
Douglas J Leonard
Nov 4, 1954 - May 25, 2005
Azarene Leonard
Feb 25, 1923 - Jun 8, 2003
Monticello, AR
Harvey Leonard
Jul 25, 1907 - December 1967
J Leonard
Jul 15, 1908 - June 1982
Warren, Arkansas
John Leonard
Mar 20, 1896 - January 1971
Piggott, Arkansas
John Leonard
Died: March 1960
Marcille Leonard
Jul 19, 1930 - December 1994
Fort Smith, AR
Marshall Leonard
Mar 19, 1877 - Aug 15, 1967
Chandler, OK

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Robbie G Cook
Aug 14, 1917 - Jul 22, 1997
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Mary M Girault
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Jackson, MS
John Myers
Sep 23, 1901 - March 1979
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Jay G Sauls
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Margaret J Alley
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Ridgeland, MS
Stacye W Knight
Aug 16, 1905 - Feb 4, 1999
Gulfport, MS
Michel F George
May 4, 1909 - Aug 17, 1993
Gilbert L Grace
Sep 14, 1907 - May 27, 1989
Gulfport, MS
Ephraim S Garrett
Nov 3, 1897 - Oct 30, 1981
Biloxi, MS
Elizabeth Brunston
Sep 5, 1909 - September 1986
Hazlehurst, Mississippi
John T Lane
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