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Lee Ander McKee (1889 - 1955)

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Lee Ander McKee
1889 - 1955
Born
February 4, 1889
Patterson, Ohio United States 45843
Death
October 25, 1955
Lewisburg
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Lewisburg
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Lee Ander McKee was born on February 4, 1889 in Patterson, Ohio United States. He is the child of Mary Catherine (Walker) McKee and James M McKee, with sibling Reed. He died on October 25, 1955 in Lewisburg at 66 years of age. We know that Lee Ander McKee had been residing in Lewisburg.
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A stone quarry worker for Laura Gravel Plant, rescently was a Janitor for the Lewisburg Elementary School.

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Lee Ander McKee died on October 25, 1955 in Lewisburg at 66 years old. He was buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Lewisburg, Ohio USA. Lee was born on February 4, 1889 in Patterson, Ohio United States. He is the child of Mary Catherine (Walker) McKee and James M McKee, with sibling Reed. We know that Lee Ander McKee had been residing in Lewisburg.
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In 1889, in the year that Lee Ander McKee was born, on February 22nd, President Cleveland signed a bill allowing North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington to become states. North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states on November 2nd, Montana became the 41st state on November 8th, and Washington became the 42nd state on November 11th.

In 1891, when he was only 2 years old, from March 9th through the 12th, a blizzard hit the south and west of England. Called the Great Blizzard of 1891, it led to snow drifts of up to 15 feet and killed 200 people and 6,000 animals. Fourteen ships sank.

In 1917, by the time he was 28 years old, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

In 1934, at the age of 45 years old, Lee was alive when on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1955, in the year of Lee Ander McKee's passing, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

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