Leona Marie Anderson (1919 - 2012)

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Santa Fe National Cemetery
Section 12 Site 574,
501 North Guadalupe Street, Santa Fe, Nm

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Branch of service: Us Army Air Forces
Rank attained: MSGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Marie

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1919 - In the year that Leona Marie Anderson was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

1961 - At the age of 42 years old, Leona was alive when 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.

1968 - At the age of 49 years old, Leona was alive when on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

1974 - Leona was 55 years old when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

1988 - At the age of 69 years old, Leona was alive when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

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Leona Marie Anderson passed away on November 10, 2012 at 92 years old. No cause of death has been listed. She was buried in Santa Fe National Cemetery Section 12 Site 574, Santa Fe, Nm. She was born on December 19, 1919. We are unaware of information about Leona's family.

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