Lester Vaughn (1902 - 1978)

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Bossier City, Bossier County, Louisiana

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Elaine Sue (Laue) Vaughn

Elaine Sue (Laue) Vaughn

Lois Darlene Vaughn

Lois Darlene Vaughn

William Alfred Vaughn

William Alfred Vaughn

William Alfred Vaughn

William Alfred Vaughn

Dora Edna Vaughn and Josie Vaughn

Dora Edna Vaughn and Josie Vaughn

Lewis & Delia Vaughn

Lewis & Delia Vaughn

John Hiram Vaughn-1910

John Hiram Vaughn-1910

Mary Elizabeth & John Hiram Vaughn

Mary Elizabeth & John Hiram Vaughn

Charley and Ida (Vaughn) Davis

Charley and Ida (Vaughn) Davis

Eudora (Tyner) Vaughn family

Eudora (Tyner) Vaughn family

Lewis Rolla Vaughn

Lewis Rolla Vaughn

William Alfred "Barlow" Vaughn

William Alfred "Barlow" Vaughn

Eudora (Tyner) Vaughn

Eudora (Tyner) Vaughn

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Lewis Rolla and Delia Beltz Vaughn Elaine Sue (Laue) Vaughn Lois Darlene Vaughn William Alfred Vaughn

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1902 - In the year that Lester Vaughn was born, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

1936 - At the age of 34 years old, Lester was alive when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1957 - Lester was 55 years old when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

1966 - Lester was 64 years old when on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

1978 - In the year of Lester Vaughn's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Lester Vaughn died in August 1978 at age 76. There is no known cause of death. He was born on March 7, 1902. We are unaware of information about Lester's family or relationships. We know that Lester Vaughn had been residing in Bossier City, Bossier County, Louisiana.

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