Leon DeFelisco (1889 - 1912)

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Leon DeFelisco
1889 - 1912
updated February 06, 2019
Leon DeFelisco was born around 1889. He died on June 29, 1912 in New York at 23 years old.

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Leon DeFelisco died on June 29, 1912 in New York at 23 years of age. He was born around 1889. We have no information about Leon's family or relationships.
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In 1889, in the year that Leon DeFelisco was born, on January 15th, the Coca-Cola Company was incorporated - originally as the "Pemberton Medicine Company". The Coca-Cola drink was originally created by John Stith Pemberton, first as a patent medicine and then as a soda fountain drink. Pemberton had sold the company in 1888, shortly before he died.

In 1893, at the age of just 4 years old, Leon was alive when on May 5th, a crash on the New York Stock Exchange started a depression that lasted 4 years. It was the beginning of the Panic of 1893.

In 1898, when he was merely 9 years old, magnate and philanthropist John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil Company controlled 84% of the oil and pipelines in the United States. Rockefeller grew Standard Oil through the merger of several other small oil companies throughout the U.S., creating a monopoly.

In 1901, he was only 12 years old when Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1912, in the year of Leon DeFelisco's passing, the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

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around 1871 - Mar 28, 1936
Edieviges DeFelix
around 1901 - Feb 28, 1923
Margarita S DeFelix
around 1864 - Jan 2, 1929
Restituto Defelix
around 1901 - Aug 18, 1938
Selina DeFelix
around 1835 - Jan 5, 1907
Theodore Defelix
around 1886 - Jun 12, 1936
William Defelix
around 1924 - Jun 24, 1930
John DeFellipes
around 1920  - Sep 24, 1920
Antonia DeFels
around 1902 - Jun 8, 1903
Mary Defemia
around 1888 - Nov 17, 1910
Philomena deFemia
around 1891 - Jul 25, 1904
Michael Defemie
around 1894 - Aug 6, 1946
Frank Defemo
around 1896 - Apr 10, 1898
Charlotte Defen
around 1872 - Jul 9, 1948
Jacob DeFen
around 1871 - Jan 18, 1924
Otto Defenbach
around 1881 - Mar 31, 1938
Casbnur Defend
around 1893 - Oct 8, 1918
Louis Defend
around 1881 - Nov 13, 1944
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