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Leona P Roeske (1910 - 1996)

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Leona P Roeske
1910 - 1996
Born
April 21, 1910
Death
February 16, 1996
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Essexville, Bay County, Michigan 48732
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Leona P Roeske was born on April 21, 1910. She died on February 16, 1996 at 85 years old. We know that Leona P Roeske had been residing in Essexville, Bay County, Michigan 48732.
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Leona P Roeske passed away on February 16, 1996 at 85 years old. She was born on April 21, 1910. We have no information about Leona's surviving family. We know that Leona P Roeske had been residing in Essexville, Bay County, Michigan 48732.
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In 1910, in the year that Leona P Roeske was born, the Mexican revolution began. Dictator Porfirio Díaz had ruled for 35 years and was nationally unpopular. When elections were held in 1910 and a rigged election kept Diaz in office. The uprising began - and lasted for another 10 years.

In 1923, at the age of only 13 years old, Leona was alive when the Teapot Dome scandal became the subject of an investigation by Senator Walsh and severely damaged the reputation of the Harding administration. Secretary of the Interior Albert Bacon Fall was convicted of accepting bribes from oil companies and became the first Cabinet member to go to prison. At the time, the Teapot Dome scandal was seen as "greatest and most sensational scandal in the history of American politics".

In 1939, at the age of 29 years old, Leona was alive when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1940, by the time she was 30 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1996, in the year of Leona P Roeske's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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