Leona Kirkland (1913 - 1985)

Leona Kirkland
1913 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Leona Kirkland was born on January 24, 1913. She died in July 1985 at 72 years of age. We know that Leona Kirkland had been residing in Blackshear, Pierce County, Georgia 31516.
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Leona Kirkland died in July 1985 at 72 years old. She was born on January 24, 1913. We have no information about Leona's family or relationships. We know that Leona Kirkland had been residing in Blackshear, Pierce County, Georgia 31516.
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In 1913, in the year that Leona Kirkland was born, the Philippine–American War ended for good in June. While the official end of the war was in 1902, fighting continued for several years. An estimated 200,000 to 250,000 total Filipino civilians died and although the U.S. viewed its role as a colonial presence as one of preparing the Philippines for independence, American colonization drastically changed the character off the culture. The Catholic Church was no longer the state religion and English became the primary language of the government.

In 1928, by the time she was just 15 years old, 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 1949, by the time she was 36 years old, on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1975, at the age of 62 years old, Leona was alive when in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

In 1985, in the year of Leona Kirkland's passing, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

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Jul 16, 1922 - Sep 26, 2002

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Jun 27, 1911 - May 1968
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Sep 22, 1912 - May 1984
Mar 18, 1919 - Sep 14, 2005
Sep 26, 1927 - Jan 23, 2004
Oct 12, 1925 - June 1981
Aug 18, 1904 - February 1978
Oct 26, 1908 - January 1969
Mar 14, 1906 - January 1973
Aug 16, 1899 - Jul 5, 1988
Nov 24, 1928 - December 1983
May 10, 1926 - November 1974
Oct 3, 1927 - Aug 29, 2005
May 2, 1926 - Nov 6, 1992
Apr 17, 1923 - November 1973
Oct 10, 1926 - Mar 15, 2007

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Sep 29, 1911 - February 1982
Feb 16, 1925 - Nov 19, 1999
Feb 1, 1920 - Dec 19, 1992
Dec 9, 1915 - January 1977
May 29, 1920 - December 1983
Sep 3, 1920 - May 1994
Dec 2, 1899 - June 1967
Sep 20, 1921 - Dec 11, 2002
Jun 18, 1898 - October 1974
Aug 8, 1906 - April 1956
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Nov 1, 1921 - Feb 15, 1983
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