Leonard Farmer (1937 - 1986)

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Leonard Farmer
1937 - 1986
updated February 06, 2019
Leonard Farmer was born on March 19, 1937. He died in December 1986 at 49 years of age. We know that Leonard Farmer had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38114.

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Leonard Farmer passed away in December 1986 at age 49. He was born on March 19, 1937. We have no information about Leonard's family. We know that Leonard Farmer had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38114.
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1937 - 1986 World Events

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In 1937, in the year that Leonard Farmer was born, on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1942, by the time he was only 5 years old, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

In 1957, Leonard was 20 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

In 1968, by the time he was 31 years old, 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.

In 1986, in the year of Leonard Farmer's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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May 23, 1904 - May 1987
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Mary C Farmer
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Jun 15, 1901 - January 1979
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J T Farmer
Aug 1, 1938 - May 15, 1988
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Jun 11, 1938 - Jul 9, 2006
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Oct 1, 1936 - April 1975
Fred A Farmer
May 27, 1934 - Sep 14, 2003
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Lura P Farmer
Aug 13, 1917 - Dec 2, 1997
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Goldie Farmer
Mar 14, 1902 - April 1986
Pleasant View, Tennessee
Emma P Farmer
May 22, 1910 - Jun 17, 1996
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W T Farmer
Nov 17, 1938 - October 1963
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Oct 15, 1934 - Mar 6, 2010
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Harrison Farmer
Sep 7, 1880 - March 1969
Watauga, Tennessee
Gordon Farmer
Jan 19, 1888 - February 1973
Roan Mountain, Tennessee
Samuel Farmer
Mar 15, 1904 - April 1985
Halls, Tennessee
Lyda Farmer
Oct 27, 1880 - January 1974
Halls, Tennessee
Thomas Farmer
Sep 4, 1893 - February 1980
Dresden, Tennessee
Verline A Farmer
Jul 23, 1924 - Feb 20, 2001
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Feb 17, 1887 - December 1979
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Brighton, TN
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