Leila Dunn (1925 - 2010)

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Burial / Funeral

Tahoma National Cemetery
Section 26 Site 346,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Kent, King County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: FN1
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1925 - In the year that Leila Dunn was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

1942 - By the time she was 17 years old, from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

1955 - At the age of 30 years old, Leila was alive when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

1974 - When she was 49 years old, on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

1981 - When she was 56 years old, on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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Leila Dunn died on April 8, 2010 at 84 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Leila. She was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section 26 Site 346, Kent, Wa. She was born on July 10, 1925. We are unaware of information about Leila's family.

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