Leona B Mcdonald (1903 - 1992)

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Don & Lou McDonald

Don & Lou McDonald

Audra McDonald

Audra McDonald

Alex B McDonald

Alex B McDonald

Effie Mae Row

Effie Mae Row

Isaac Mcdonald

Isaac Mcdonald

John & Ann Wise

John & Ann Wise

Jacquelyn Munsch McDonald

Jacquelyn Munsch McDonald

Dora Malinda Brewster Bailey & family

Dora Malinda Brewster Bailey & family

Raymond Bailey and Bessie McDonald obituaries

Raymond Bailey and Bessie McDonald obituaries

Bailey Siblings

Bailey Siblings

Jessie (Mcdonald) Gunn family

Jessie (Mcdonald) Gunn family

Mary Belle Seymour obituary

Mary Belle Seymour obituary

Roger Norman McDonald

Roger Norman McDonald

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Robert Mcdonald Don & Lou McDonald Audra McDonald Alex B McDonald

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1903 - In the year that Leona B Mcdonald was born, the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

1919 - She was 16 years old when in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

1961 - When she was 58 years old, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

1987 - Leona was 84 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

1992 - In the year of Leona B Mcdonald's passing, on April 29th, riots began in Los Angeles after the "Rodney King" verdict was issued. Four LAPD officers had been accused of using excessive force (assault) on African-American Rodney King, who had been stopped for drunk driving. The beating had been videotaped. Their acquittal sparked a 6 day riot in Los Angeles.

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Leona B Mcdonald passed away on April 24, 1992 at 88 years old. There is no known cause of death for Leona. She was born on September 2, 1903. We have no information about Leona's family or relationships.

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