Lee Beckes (1912 - 1973)

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Lee Beckes
1912 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Lee Beckes was born on October 25, 1912. He died in March 1973 at 60 years old.

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Lee Beckes died in March 1973 at 60 years old. He was born on October 25, 1912. We have no information about Lee's family.
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In 1912, in the year that Lee Beckes was born, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

In 1937, Lee was 25 years old when on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1941, he was 29 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1958, at the age of 46 years old, Lee was alive when on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1973, in the year of Lee Beckes's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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Iva M Beckes
Jul 29, 1917 - Apr 2, 2006
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Myrtle Beckes
Jan 30, 1884 - July 1968
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Ray Beckes
Dec 3, 1915 - April 1987
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Thelma Beckes
Jul 8, 1914 - Aug 2, 2010
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Fred Beckes
Nov 11, 1899 - January 1987
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Raymond Beckes
May 3, 1922 - November 1977
Roger Beckes
Jul 25, 1908 - December 1971
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Rush Springs, OK
Lloyd Beckes
Apr 24, 1893 - December 1979
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Richard W Beckes
Sep 5, 1946 - Jan 4, 2001
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Ralph Beckes
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El Cajon, California
Gary W Beckes
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