Leroy P Kelley (1911 - 1989)

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Leroy P Kelley
1911 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Leroy P Kelley was born on October 23, 1911. He died on October 18, 1989 at age 77. We know that Leroy P Kelley had been residing in De Kalb, Kemper County, Mississippi 39328.

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Leroy P Kelley passed away on October 18, 1989 at 77 years old. He was born on October 23, 1911. There is no information about Leroy's immediate family. We know that Leroy P Kelley had been residing in De Kalb, Kemper County, Mississippi 39328.
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In 1911, in the year that Leroy P Kelley was born, the first use of aircraft as an offensive weapon occurred in the Turkish-Italian War. First used for aerial reconnaissance alone, planes were then used in aerial combat to shoot down recon planes. In World War I, planes and zeppelins evolved for use in bombing.

In 1922, when he was just 11 years old, on James Joyce's 40th birthday, his book Ulysses was published in France. The book covers the experiences of an Irishman in Dublin on an ordinary day, 16 June 1904. Now considered a classic, it was controversial at the time. Due to some sexual content, the book was banned in the U.S. during the 1920's and the U.S. Post Office destroyed 500 copies of the novel.

In 1930, he was 19 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1974, at the age of 63 years old, Leroy was alive when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1989, in the year of Leroy P Kelley's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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West Virginia, United States
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Indiana, United States
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Born: around 1923
Indiana, United States
Leroy Kelley
Born: around 1921
Ohio, United States
Leroy Kelley
Born: around 1924
South Carolina, United States
Leroy Kelley
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United States
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Born: around 1919
United States
Leroy Kelley
Born: around 1920
Tennessee, United States
Leroy Kelley
Born: around 1907
United States
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Born: around 1922
Pennsylvania, United States
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Born: around 1910
New York, United States
Leroy Kelley
Born: around 1921
New Jersey, United States
Leroy F Kelley
Born: around 1907
Massachusetts, United States
Leroy E Kelley
Born: around 1917
Massachusetts, United States
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Born: around 1911
California, United States
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Born: around 1929
Maryland, United States
Leroy C Kelley
Born: around 1917
United States
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Born: around 1929
United States
Leroy J Kelley
Born: around 1899
California, United States

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Andrew J Kelley
Oct 14, 1915 - Dec 10, 1994
Rochester, NY
Consuelo Kelley
Jun 21, 1916 - Apr 2, 1994
Philadelphia, PA
Johnnie Kelley
Jun 16, 1918 - October 1986
Ecru, Mississippi
Ruthie P Kelley
Jun 9, 1914 - Nov 6, 2002
Memphis, TN
James E Kelley
Feb 19, 1924 - Apr 21, 1988
Columbia, MS
Dannie Kelley
Sep 6, 1919 - Apr 9, 1988
Chicago, IL
James Kelley
Oct 12, 1889 - February 1968
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
David Kelley
Sep 18, 1921 - July 1976
Roxie, Mississippi
James Kelley
Mar 12, 1907 - September 1976
Marks, Mississippi
Ed Kelley
May 30, 1902 - July 1978
Jackson, Mississippi
William Kelley
Feb 20, 1885 - January 1969
Gulfport, Mississippi
Samuel Kelley
Jul 19, 1924 - January 1983
Walter J Kelley
Apr 1, 1916 - Apr 26, 1997
Morton, MS
A R Kelley
Feb 1, 1924 - Apr 16, 2002
Waynesboro, MS
James O Kelley
Jun 23, 1923 - Sep 5, 2008
Banner, MS
June H Kelley
Jun 30, 1924 - November 1989
Iona Kelley
Oct 13, 1913 - June 1986
Portland, Oregon
C P Kelley
Nov 26, 1922 - Oct 27, 2009
Grand Rapids, MI
Charles A Kelley
Jan 21, 1975 - Nov 12, 2000
Jessie Kelley
Jun 2, 1898 - September 1969
Laurel, Mississippi

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Ypsilanti, MI
John H Spruille
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New Orleans, LA
Cassandra Logan
Aug 8, 1909 - March 1987
Detroit, Michigan
Robert Lowe
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Florence, Mississippi
Becky Padgett
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Lake Providence, Louisiana
Luther Armstrong
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Charles Fox
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Hickory Flat, Mississippi
Margaret L Scarbrough
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Mary H Hite
Dec 4, 1920 - Mar 19, 1999
West Memphis, AR
Elizabeth N Nettles
Jun 20, 1921 - Oct 23, 2009
Wesson, MS
Tom Gillis
Nov 14, 1894 - November 1984
Covington, Louisiana
Ida C Meyers
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Lakeland, FL
Scott B Roberts
Apr 19, 1922 - May 9, 2006
Florence, MS
Pearlie Williams
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Bennie Stoup
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Wallace Moore
Aug 17, 1918 - May 1970
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Percy Smith
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