Lena Mae Harris (1943 - 1999)

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Burial / Funeral

Houston National Cemetery
Section N2 Site 57,
10410 Veterans Memorial Drive, Houston, Tx

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PVT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Mae

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1943 - In the year that Lena Mae Harris was born, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

1976 - By the time she was 33 years old, 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.

1991 - By the time she was 48 years old, on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

1998 - At the age of 55 years old, Lena was alive when on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

1999 - In the year of Lena Mae Harris's passing, on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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Lena Mae Harris passed away on September 26, 1999 at 56 years old. There is no listed cause of death. She was buried in Houston National Cemetery Section N2 Site 57, Houston, Tx. She was born on February 26, 1943. We are unaware of information about Lena's surviving family.

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