Leon Edwards (born 1925)

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Leon Edwards
1925 - ? (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
Leon Edwards was born around 1925. We know that Leon Edwards had been residing in Neshoba County, Mississippi United States.

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Leon Edwards Biography

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Leon Edwards

First name

Leon

Middle name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

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Gender

Male

Birth

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Obituary

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Ethnicity & Lineage

Negro, Citizen

Nationality & Locations Lived

Unknown.

Religion

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Last Known Residence

Neshoba County, Mississippi United States

Education

Grammar School

Professions

Semiskilled Chauffeurs And Drivers, Bus, Taxi, Truck, And Tractor

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Military Service

Military serial#: 34958271
Enlisted: April 18, 1944 in Ft Benning Georgia
Military branch: No Branch Assignment
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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Leon Edwards was born around 1925. We have no information about Leon's family or relationships. We know that Leon Edwards had been residing in Neshoba County, Mississippi United States.
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In 1925, in the year that Leon Edwards was born, on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1935, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1965, from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1988, on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1993, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Born: around 1918
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Born: around 1917
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Born: around 1925
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William M Edwards
Born: around 1925
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Ossie Edwards
Born: around 1916
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William G Edwards
Born: around 1910
United States
William T Edwards
Born: around 1925
North Carolina, United States
Marvin E Edwards
Born: around 1913
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William R Edwards
Born: around 1916
North Carolina, United States
James Edwards
Born: around 1921
South Carolina, United States
Arvin E Edwards
Born: around 1925
North Carolina, United States
John M Edwards
Born: around 1914
North Carolina, United States
William B Edwards
Born: around 1925
South Carolina, United States
James S Edwards
Born: around 1910
North Carolina, United States
Fordie A Edwards
Born: around 1912
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Willie D Edwards
Born: around 1911
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