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Lessie M Waters (1919 - 1990)

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Lessie M Waters
1919 - 1990
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November 1, 1919
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January 1990
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Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia 31405
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Lessie M Waters was born on November 1, 1919. She died in January 1990 at 70 years old. We know that Lessie M Waters had been residing in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia 31405.
Updated: November 1, 2011
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Lessie M Waters passed away in January 1990 at 70 years old. She was born on November 1, 1919. We are unaware of information about Lessie's family or relationships. We know that Lessie M Waters had been residing in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia 31405.
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In 1919, in the year that Lessie M Waters was born, in Norfolk Virginia, the first rotary dial telephones were introduced by the American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), making it easier to make a call without an operator.

In 1933, at the age of merely 14 years old, Lessie was alive when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1940, Lessie was 21 years old when on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1963, Lessie was 44 years old when the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1990, in the year of Lessie M Waters's passing, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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