Lela Morris (1904 - 1966)

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Lela Morris
1904 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
Lela Morris was born on February 19, 1904. She died in February 1966 at 61 years of age. We know that Lela Morris had been residing in Sacramento, Sacramento County, California 95841.


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Lela Morris died in February 1966 at 61 years old. She was born on February 19, 1904. We are unaware of information about Lela's family. We know that Lela Morris had been residing in Sacramento, Sacramento County, California 95841.
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In 1904, in the year that Lela Morris was born, the Russo-Japanese war began. The Russian Empire and the Japanese Empire began fighting over the territories of Manchuria and Korea. Russia wanted a warm water port on the Pacific Ocean while Japan feared growing encroachment from Russia into Asia. So the Japan fleet launched a surprise attack on the Russian Navy and a one year war began. President Roosevelt of the United States brokered peace between the two nations. It was the first time in the modern era that an Asian power showed its dominance over a European power.

In 1923, when she was 19 years old, on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1948, at the age of 44 years old, Lela was alive when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1959, she was 55 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1966, in the year of Lela Morris's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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San Diego, California
David Morris
Nov 2, 1939 - Aug 12, 2004
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Ernest Morris
Feb 17, 1922 - January 1987
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Sheldon E Morris
Jan 27, 1913 - Dec 19, 1988
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Asa Morris
Nov 19, 1889 - June 1978
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