Leo J Martin (born 1923)

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Jefferson County, Iowa

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Education

4 Years Of High School

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Semiskilled Routemen

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Military serial#: 37654290
Enlisted: January 7, 1943 in Cp Dodge Herrold Iowa
Military branch: Branch Immaterial - Warrant Officers, Usa
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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J

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White, Citizen

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Walton W. Martin

Walton W. Martin

Alice L. (Lipscomb) Martin Widener Haney

Alice L. (Lipscomb) Martin Widener Haney

Robert Martin Jr

Robert Martin Jr

Robert L. Martin Sr

Robert L. Martin Sr

Alice L. (Lipscomb) Martin Widener Haney

Alice L. (Lipscomb) Martin Widener Haney

Karen E. Martin Chalfant

Karen E. Martin Chalfant

Natalie Lynn Martin Natal

Natalie Lynn Martin Natal

Heather Cherie Martin Crain

Heather Cherie Martin Crain

Susan I Martin

Susan I Martin

Lawrence and Pearl (Tomerlin) Martin

Lawrence and Pearl (Tomerlin) Martin

William B Martin

William B Martin

Anna Ruth Martin

Anna Ruth Martin

John Elliot Martin

John Elliot Martin

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Mary Etta Martin Walton W. Martin Alice L. (Lipscomb) Martin Widener Haney Robert Martin Jr

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In 1928, Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1934, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1958, on March 24th, Elvis Presley was inducted into the United States Army. Although he could have served in Special Services as an entertainer, he chose to become a regular soldier. Almost everyone thought it would be the end of his career - it wasn't.

In 1962, lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

In 1978, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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No cause of death has been entered. Leo J Martin was born around 1923. There is no information about Leo's immediate family. We know that Leo J Martin had been residing in Jefferson County, Iowa.

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