Leona Mosher (1900 - 1972)

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Leona Mosher
1900 - 1972
September 10, 1900
July 1972
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16507
Leona Mosher was born on September 10, 1900. She died in July 1972 at age 71. We know that Leona Mosher had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16507.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Leona Mosher died in July 1972 at 71 years old. She was born on September 10, 1900. We are unaware of information about Leona's surviving family. We know that Leona Mosher had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16507.

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In 1900, in the year that Leona Mosher was born, the U.S. helped put down Boxer Rebellion. The Boxer Rebellion took place in China, where the presence of "outsiders" (foreigners) was resented. The United States, along with Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, and Russia, had business interests in China and these countries all sent troops to put down the Rebellion and keep China open to their presence and to Christian missionaries.

In 1945, at the age of 45 years old, Leona was alive when on April 12th, Harry S. Truman sworn in as President of the United States at 7p in Washington, D.C. His first term lasted 3 years and 283 days - then he ran for re-election.

In 1953, Leona was 53 years old when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1960, she was 60 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1972, in the year of Leona Mosher's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

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