Leland Troxell (1895 - 1979)

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Leland Troxell
1895 - 1979
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December 12, 1895
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February 1979
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Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio 45211
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Leland Troxell was born on December 12, 1895. He died in February 1979 at 83 years of age. We know that Leland Troxell had been residing in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio 45211.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Leland Troxell passed away in February 1979 at 83 years old. He was born on December 12, 1895. There is no information about Leland's family or relationships. We know that Leland Troxell had been residing in Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio 45211.

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In 1895, in the year that Leland Troxell was born, on March 15th, in County Tipperary, Ireland, Michael Cleary killed his wife of 8 years, Bridget, and burned her body. His defense was that his "wife" was a changeling that was left in his real wife's place when she was abducted by fairies. He was nonetheless convicted and imprisoned for manslaughter. He spent 15 years in prison.

In 1901, at the age of merely 6 years old, Leland was alive when John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1910, at the age of only 15 years old, Leland was alive when Halley's comet, which returns past the earth every 75 - 76 years was observed photographically for the first time. Two fortuitous events occurred - photography had been invented since the last time the comet had passed and the comet was relatively close. There was panic because one astronomer claimed that the gas from its tail "would impregnate the atmosphere and possibly snuff out all life on the planet." People bought gas masks, "anti-comet pills" and "anti-comet umbrellas".

In 1967, by the time he was 72 years old, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

In 1979, in the year of Leland Troxell's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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