Leonard George (1891 - 1969)

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Leonard George
1891 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
Leonard George was born on January 7, 1891. He died in December 1969 at age 78. We know that Leonard George had been residing in Aiken, Aiken County, South Carolina 29801.


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Leonard George died in December 1969 at 78 years of age. He was born on January 7, 1891. There is no information about Leonard's surviving family. We know that Leonard George had been residing in Aiken, Aiken County, South Carolina 29801.
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In 1891, in the year that Leonard George was born, on March 14th, a lynch mob stormed the Old Parish Prison. The mob lynched 11 of the 19 Italians who were arrested for - but found to be innocent of - the murder of New Orleans Police Chief David Hennessy.

In 1919, at the age of 28 years old, Leonard was alive when in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

In 1929, Leonard was 38 years old when on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1932, he was 41 years old when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1969, in the year of Leonard George's passing, in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

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Leonard Horatio George
around 1917 - Sep 17, 1943
Leonard Frederick George
Died: Aug 2, 1944
Leonard Arthur George
around 1899 - Jul 25, 1918
Leonard George
around 1902 - Jul 18, 1944
Leonard George
around 1901 - Nov 21, 1916
Leonard George
Died: Oct 27, 1916
Leonard George
around 1881 - Apr 21, 1915
Leonard C George
Born: around 1927
Tennessee, United States
Leonard A George
Born: around 1909
New York, United States
Leonard M George
Born: around 1922
Idaho, Limited Service Or Hawaiian Islands, United States
Leonard C George
Born: around 1917
Arizona, United States
Leonard George
Born: around 1920
Nevada, United States
Leonard George
Born: around 1920
Montana, United States
Leonard M George
Born: around 1918
California, United States
Leonard George
Born: around 1908
Louisiana, United States
Leonard E George
Born: around 1919
Texas, United States
Leonard J George
Born: around 1925
United States
Leonard C George
Born: around 1923
United States
Leonard W George
Born: around 1915
South Carolina, United States
Leonard George
Born: around 1923
Alabama, United States

Other Georges

Elizabeth S George
Sep 29, 1926 - Jan 30, 1998
Cayce, SC
Georgie George
Aug 27, 1928 - Nov 1, 2001
Salters, SC
Eber George
Jun 9, 1928 - April 1983
Pacolet Mills, South Carolina
Ben H George
Aug 2, 1929 - Aug 9, 1999
Dallas, GA
Gracie George
May 18, 1926 - Oct 19, 1994
Dillon, SC
Patsy S George
Aug 3, 1928 - Feb 6, 2000
Latta, SC
Eula H George
Jan 17, 1904 - Nov 26, 1988
Lexington, SC
Betty Jean Worthy George
Mar 15, 1930 - Nov 18, 2008
Pacolet Mills, South Carolina
Ruth S George
Dec 17, 1917 - November 1994
Summerville, SC
Walter W George
Nov 18, 1925 - Mar 11, 1999
Cayce, SC
Zellie D George
Jul 21, 1932 - Feb 3, 2006
Columbia, South Carolina
Edward Ray George
Dec 29, 1929 - Jul 14, 2005
Salem, South Carolina
James George
Jul 31, 1932 - May 1973
G P George
Feb 8, 1935 - Apr 28, 1997
Greenville, SC
Scott George
Apr 4, 1934 - May 24, 2003
Opa Locka, FL
Courtney Keon George
Dec 29, 1981 - Aug 6, 2005
South Carolina
Minnie E George
Apr 17, 1916 - Apr 3, 1999
Lexington, SC
Mildred B George
Jul 7, 1934 - May 20, 2011
Charlotte, South Carolina
J George
Nov 3, 1897 - April 1982
Spartanburg, South Carolina
Paul George
Aug 13, 1881 - July 1966
Spartanburg, South Carolina

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Daniel Bruce Oxner
Aug 3, 1925 - Dec 13, 2010
Elberton, Georgia
Mendell Mccullough
Jul 15, 1925 - November 1982
Villa Rica, Georgia
William L Kneece
Apr 28, 1927 - Oct 12, 2000
Batesburg, SC
Myra May Luther Herrington
Oct 3, 1925 - May 28, 2008
Columbia, South Carolina
Thomas E Fulmer
Dec 29, 1925 - Feb 27, 2005
Suwanee, GA
Frank E Shealy
Jul 19, 1926 - Mar 28, 2001
Columbia, SC
Elaine Reynolds Senn
Oct 8, 1928 - Jan 21, 2009
Newberry, South Carolina
David P Smith
Oct 6, 1928 - Dec 1, 1997
Seaford, DE
Jutta M Berry
Nov 13, 1928 - Apr 21, 2000
Edgefield, SC
Francis C Keenan
Jan 31, 1927 - Aug 20, 2007
Granite Falls, NC
Dorothy S Crider
Feb 10, 1928 - Nov 25, 2006
North Augusta, SC
Joyce Busbee Timmerman
May 15, 1926 - Nov 2, 2010
Graniteville, Georgia
Helen H Culpepper
Sep 23, 1922 - March 1992
Bertha L Kneece
Sep 4, 1914 - October 1992
Vaucluse, SC
Lucy A Smith
Apr 22, 1926 - Jul 9, 1996
North Augusta, SC
Fay R Howle
Mar 30, 1926 - Mar 29, 2000
Duncan, OK
Bennie Cockerel
Jan 2, 1927 - May 1977
Alice Kneece
Nov 5, 1896 - July 1973
Batesburg, South Carolina
Lafond K Boatwright
May 17, 1911 - Jul 3, 2007
Lexington, SC
Ruth Hutto
Jun 15, 1925 - Feb 14, 2007
West Columbia, South Carolina
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