Lee E Graves (1930 - 2005)

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Lee E Graves
1930 - 2005
updated February 06, 2019
Lee E Graves was born on June 5, 1930. He died on December 21, 2005 at 75 years of age. We know that Lee E Graves had been residing in North Chicago, Lake County, Illinois 60064.

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Lee E Graves died on December 21, 2005 at 75 years of age. He was born on June 5, 1930. We are unaware of information about Lee's family or relationships. We know that Lee E Graves had been residing in North Chicago, Lake County, Illinois 60064.
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1930 - 2005 World Events

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In 1930, in the year that Lee E Graves was born, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1956, Lee was 26 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 1976, he was 46 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1987, when he was 57 years old, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

In 1993, at the age of 63 years old, Lee was alive when 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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Lee Graves
Born: around 1910
Mississippi, United States
Lee B Graves
Born: around 1925
Missouri, United States
Lee W Graves
Born: around 1922
Colorado, United States
Lee G Graves
Born: around 1915
Tennessee, United States
Lee O Graves
Born: around 1916
Texas, United States
Lee D Graves
Born: around 1926
Colorado, United States
Lee D Graves
Born: around 1919
Tennessee, United States
Lee G Graves
Born: around 1921
Mississippi, United States
Lee A Graves
Born: around 1856
New York, United States
Lee Graves
Oct 12, 1912 - May 6, 1968
Lee M Graves
Died: Dec 7, 1922
Lee Andrew Graves Jr
Oct 10, 1926 - Mar 8, 1952
Lee L Graves
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 29, 1964
Lee J. Graves
Born: around 1960
TX
Lee C. Graves
Born: around 1965
TX
Lee A. (Thompson) Graves
Born: around 1959
TX
Lee A. (Redding) Graves
Born: around 1966
TX
Lee A. (Manghan) Graves
Born: around 1957
TX
Lee Owens Graves
Born: around 1929
TX
Lee (Franklin) Graves
Born: around 1937
TX

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Wallace Graves
Mar 21, 1909 - Mar 22, 2004
Chicago, IL
Louise Graves
Mar 11, 1908 - December 1983
Chicago, Illinois
Pearl Graves
Apr 11, 1883 - January 1971
San Francisco, California
Minnie F Graves
Mar 1, 1911 - August 1994
Bradley, IL
Carey R Graves
Jul 7, 1930 - Aug 10, 2007
Memphis, TN
Margaret Delois Graves
Jul 4, 1925 - Jul 30, 2008
Joliet, California
Jill A Graves
Sep 5, 1942 - Nov 25, 2002
Ottawa, IL
Annie B Graves
Sep 22, 1925 - Dec 1, 1987
Chicago, IL
Viola Graves
Feb 26, 1905 - Feb 9, 1998
Deerfield Beach, FL
Nora Graves
Apr 23, 1902 - August 1971
Beardstown, Illinois
Betty L Graves
Sep 1, 1932 - Feb 2, 2007
Scottville, IL
Nona Graves
Jan 2, 1874 - Apr 15, 1966
Winchester, IL
Hazel L Graves
Apr 11, 1889 - Sep 15, 1966
Warren, IL
Tony W Graves
Mar 2, 1954 - Feb 12, 2011
Piper City, IL
Brian Graves
Jan 8, 1971 - Dec 23, 1998
Joppa, IL
Danny L Graves
Sep 20, 1960 - Jan 17, 1997
Danville, IL
Marion M Graves
May 2, 1916 - Jan 13, 2001
Kankakee, IL
George Graves
Jun 26, 1915 - January 1970
John Graves
Sep 1, 1905 - May 1971
Decatur, Illinois
Geraldine M Graves
Feb 16, 1921 - Dec 2, 1987
Burley, ID

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Marjorie A Bonner
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Richard E Kelver
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Virginia H Holt
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Gurnee, IL
Gene R Wiggins
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Waukegan, IL
Donald R Natzke
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Mesa, AZ
Richard J Kula
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Spring Grove, IL
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Ingleside, IL
Frances Church
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Virginia M Korslin
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