Leona E Anderson (1969 - 1988)

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Burial / Funeral

Rock Island National Cemetery
Section L Site 2252,
Bldg 118 - Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Il

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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War I

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1969 - In the year that Leona E Anderson was born, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

1976 - She was just 7 years old when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

1978 - She was merely 9 years old when 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.

1986 - By the time she was 17 years old, on September 8th, the Oprah Winfrey Show went into national syndication. A popular talk show, it was number 1 in the ratings since its debut. The last show aired on May 25, 2011.

1988 - In the year of Leona E Anderson's passing, 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.

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Leona E Anderson passed away on November 28, 1988 at 18 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Leona. She was buried in Rock Island National Cemetery Section L Site 2252, Rock Island, Il. She was born on December 31, 1969. We are unaware of information about Leona's family.

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