Lela M Morris (1913 - 1991)

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Lela M Morris
1913 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
Lela M Morris was born on May 24, 1913. She died on January 3, 1991 at 77 years old. We know that Lela M Morris had been residing in Sumrall, Lamar County, Mississippi 39482.


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Lela M Morris died on January 3, 1991 at 77 years of age. She was born on May 24, 1913. We are unaware of information about Lela's family or relationships. We know that Lela M Morris had been residing in Sumrall, Lamar County, Mississippi 39482.
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1913 - 1991 World Events

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In 1913, in the year that Lela M Morris was born, Woodrow Wilson became the 28th President of the United States in March. Previously the Governor of New Jersey and President of Princeton University, he was the first Southerner to serve as President since Zachary Taylor, over 60 years previous. A Democrat, he led the U.S. during World War I and championed the League of Nations.

In 1925, she was merely 12 years old when 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".

In 1942, Lela was 29 years old when 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.

In 1976, at the age of 63 years old, Lela was alive 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 1991, in the year of Lela M Morris's passing, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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Lela H Morris
Apr 19, 1900 - Oct 16, 1995
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Lela D Morris
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El Cerrito, California
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Glendale, CA
Lela F Morris
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Puxico, MO
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Feb 6, 1908 - December 1978
Shelley, Idaho
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Ballantine, Montana
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Elwood, Nebraska
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Jul 4, 1921 - March 1994
Forsyth, MO
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Anaheim, California
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Aug 31, 1922 - Jul 17, 2004
Brookfield, MO
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Kellogg, IA
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Simmie Morris
Jan 15, 1910 - May 1975
Smithdale, Mississippi
Jacqueline Morris
Aug 26, 1947 - March 1973
Clarence E Morris
Oct 10, 1942 - Nov 23, 2009
Kansas City, MO
Etta M Morris
Jun 30, 1944 - Jan 17, 2003
Washington, MS
Joney Morris
Nov 11, 1939 - Nov 10, 2004
Washington, MS
R Morris
Nov 28, 1942 - August 1979
W Morris
Jul 6, 1944 - Oct 15, 1992
Jackson, MS
Louis S Morris
Feb 27, 1942 - Mar 15, 2000
Clara Gail Morris
May 17, 1943 - Nov 7, 2010
Houston, Texas
Helen Morris
Jul 19, 1945 - Nov 19, 2006
Toledo, OH
Mary L Morris
Aug 24, 1949 - Jul 22, 2002
Catherine Morris
Jun 11, 1946 - October 1972
Avanelle B Morris
May 13, 1913 - Jul 27, 2000
Atoka, TN
Edna P Morris
May 18, 1912 - Aug 11, 1988
Woodville, MS
Martha Morris
Jun 17, 1913 - January 1992
Willie E Morris
Dec 17, 1946 - Jan 4, 2000
East Saint Louis, IL
Irene Morris
Dec 25, 1916 - Nov 17, 2005
Columbus, MS
Sherrye Morris
Sep 18, 1947 - November 1979
Jerry Morris
Jun 17, 1945 - May 1996
Pinola, MS
Leola Morris
Jan 16, 1946 - Sep 2, 2005
Greenville, MS

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Laurel, MS
Ida Smith
May 20, 1887 - March 1975
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Claude Kelly
Sep 12, 1943 - November 1972
Mattie I Johnson
Jan 4, 1915 - October 1995
Carriere, MS
Billie M Phillips
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Bay Springs, MS
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Summit, MS
Lena E Patterson
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Lucedale, MS
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