Leonard L Josephson (1922 - 2005)

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Idaho State Veterans Cemetery
Section D Row C Site 65,
10100 N. Horseshoe Bend Rd., Boise, Id

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Boise, Ada County, Idaho

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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: MSGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea, Vietnam

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1922 - In the year that Leonard L Josephson was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

1940 - When he was 18 years old, in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

1973 - Leonard was 51 years old when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

1982 - At the age of 60 years old, Leonard was alive when on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

1987 - He was 65 years old when on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Leonard L Josephson passed away on January 31, 2005 at 83 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Leonard. He was buried in Idaho State Veterans Cemetery Section D Row C Site 65, Boise, Id. He was born on January 16, 1922. There is no information about Leonard's surviving family.

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