Leonard Ashton (1910 - 1979)

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Leonard Ashton
1910 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Leonard Ashton was born on November 6, 1910. He died in March 1979 at age 68. We know that Leonard Ashton had been residing in Patterson, Saint Mary County, Louisiana 70392.


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Leonard Ashton died in March 1979 at age 68. He was born on November 6, 1910. We are unaware of information about Leonard's family. We know that Leonard Ashton had been residing in Patterson, Saint Mary County, Louisiana 70392.
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In 1910, in the year that Leonard Ashton was born, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1932, he was 22 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1941, he was 31 years old when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1964, Leonard was 54 years old when in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

In 1979, in the year of Leonard Ashton's passing, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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Born: around 1922
United States
Leonard W Ashton
Born: around 1913
New York, United States
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Born: around 1918
Texas, United States
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1890 - 1965
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Jul 4, 1900 - November 1967
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Mar 17, 1897 - May 1979
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Apr 27, 1922 - January 1996
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Oct 14, 1951 - Jun 26, 2007
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Frank Ashton
Aug 25, 1917 - April 1980
Saint Augustine, Florida
Oscar Ashton
Nov 16, 1916 - April 1979
Saint Augustine, Florida
Raymond Ashton
Nov 21, 1898 - April 1964
Myrtis Ashton
Feb 21, 1900 - January 1983
Miami, Florida
Lester J Ashton
Mar 10, 1925 - Apr 18, 1995
New Smyrna Beach, FL
Robert D Ashton
Aug 29, 1930 - Oct 14, 2003
Pensacola, FL
Harry Ashton
May 12, 1914 - July 1974
Marguerite D Ashton
Oct 18, 1915 - Apr 12, 2005
Stockbridge, GA
Daniel Ashton
Feb 16, 1893 - March 1977
Miami, Florida
Ralph Ashton
Aug 8, 1898 - June 1973
Tampa, Florida
Gerald Ashton
Sep 16, 1893 - February 1979
Lorida, Florida
Cecil Ashton
Dec 11, 1917 - February 1984
Mineral Wells, Texas
Horace Ashton
Jul 11, 1900 - November 1984
Tampa, Florida
Lawrence Ashton
Jun 23, 1917 - January 1959
Herman Ashton
Dec 15, 1904 - November 1966
Brownsville, Texas
Mae M Ashton
May 8, 1913 - Sep 1, 1999
West Palm Beach, FL
Alean K Ashton
Apr 30, 1909 - Oct 9, 2004
Saint Augustine, FL
Doris S Ashton
Aug 8, 1920 - Oct 23, 2005
Jacksonville, FL
Dulce M Ashton
Sep 13, 1903 - Mar 4, 1990
Tampa, FL
Creighton M Ashton
Feb 5, 1921 - Apr 22, 1994
Deland, FL

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