Johnny Leggett (1924 - 1993)

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Johnny Leggett
1924 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Johnny Leggett was born on August 22, 1924. He died on February 22, 1993 at 68 years old. We know that Johnny Leggett had been residing in Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas 72342.


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Johnny Leggett passed away on February 22, 1993 at 68 years old. He was born on August 22, 1924. There is no information about Johnny's surviving family. We know that Johnny Leggett had been residing in Helena, Phillips County, Arkansas 72342.
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1924 - 1993 World Events

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In 1924, in the year that Johnny Leggett was born, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1943, when he was 19 years old, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1957, when he was 33 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1964, at the age of 40 years old, Johnny was alive when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1993, in the year of Johnny Leggett's passing, on February 26th, a truck bomb exploded in the garage under the North Tower of the World Trade Center. While the bomb didn't do what was planned (collapse the North Tower into the South Tower), it did kill six people and injured thousands of people.

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Born: around 1925
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Born: around 1926
Mississippi, United States
Johnny E. Leggett
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Johnny D. Leggett
Born: around 1957
Johnny Leggett
Dec 20, 1932 - March 1982
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Other Leggetts

Lyle E Leggett
Oct 2, 1937 - Jul 15, 2000
Cotton Plant, AR
Nettie Leggett
Apr 22, 1884 - January 1970
Pearl Leggett
Dec 12, 1885 - November 1984
Searcy, Arkansas
Fred Leggett
Oct 29, 1912 - June 1979
Little Rock, Arkansas
Oscar Leggett
Apr 25, 1913 - May 1968
Greenwood Springs, Mississippi
Charley C Leggett
Feb 28, 1914 - Aug 23, 1993
Longview, TX
James Leggett
Nov 7, 1881 - September 1969
Camden, Arkansas
Henry F Leggett
Mar 4, 1919 - Feb 6, 1988
Mount Clemens, MI
Edna Leggett
Dec 5, 1908 - May 4, 1998
Wellington, KS
Richard Leggett
Jul 17, 1883 - November 1966
Gurdon, Arkansas
Herman Leggett
Apr 16, 1916 - August 1985
Helena, Arkansas
Roxie L Leggett
Jun 4, 1906 - Apr 12, 1995
Judsonia, AR
Will Leggett
Mar 8, 1922 - Feb 10, 1994
South Bend, IN
Geneva Leggett
Jul 26, 1926 - Jun 23, 2009
Jonesboro, AR
Floy Leggett
Dec 2, 1908 - August 1980
Atkins, Arkansas
Earl Leggett
Feb 6, 1894 - March 1975
Atkins, Arkansas
James P Leggett
Feb 1, 1924 - Sep 12, 1991
Dovie M Leggett
Apr 5, 1915 - May 27, 2005
Longview, TX
Wallace B Leggett
Jul 19, 1929 - Feb 23, 2003
Manistique, MI
Joann Leggett
Jul 26, 1915 - February 1993
Helena, AR

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Sam Abowitz
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