Lewis Beeler (1894 - 1976)

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Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana

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Helen Beeler

Helen Beeler

Charles Thomas Beeler

Charles Thomas Beeler

Ruby Lee (Boddie) Beeler

Ruby Lee (Boddie) Beeler

Addie Bell Beeler Jr., Kentucky

Addie Bell Beeler Jr., Kentucky

Addie Bell Beeler, Sr.

Addie Bell Beeler, Sr.

Charles Thomas Beeler

Charles Thomas Beeler

Mary Jane Beeler, Ohio, 1938

Mary Jane Beeler, Ohio, 1938

Wayman Family Reunion

Wayman Family Reunion

Frank E beeler

Frank E beeler

Goldie Estella BEELER SHEARHOD SMITH

Goldie Estella BEELER SHEARHOD SMITH

IDA ALICE WHITE PHILLIPS BEELER

IDA ALICE WHITE PHILLIPS BEELER

William Parley and Goldie Beeler

William Parley and Goldie Beeler

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1894 - In the year that Lewis Beeler was born, on April 21st, a coal miners' strike closed mines throughout the central United States. The Panic of 1893, and the resulting depression, hit coal miners hard and the miners only struck for 8 weeks - they couldn't afford to live without their wages any longer.

1917 - When he was 23 years old, "I Want You" became famous. James Montgomery Flagg's poster, featuring Uncle Sam and based on a 1914 British poster, attracted thousands of U.S. recruits to WWI duty. Over 4 million posters were printed in 1917 and 1918.

1942 - By the time he was 48 years old, on June 17th, Roosevelt approved the Manhattan Project, which lead to the development of the first atomic bomb. With the support of Canada and the United Kingdom, the Project came to employ more than 130,000 people and cost nearly $2 billion. Julius Robert Oppenheimer, a nuclear physicist born in New York, led the Los Alamos Laboratory that developed the actual bomb. The first artificial nuclear explosion took place near Alamogordo New Mexico on July 16, 1945.

1943 - At the age of 49 years old, Lewis was alive when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

1976 - In the year of Lewis Beeler's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Lewis Beeler died in January 1976 at age 81. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on November 16, 1894. We are unaware of information about Lewis's family or relationships. We know that Lewis Beeler had been residing in Lafayette, Tippecanoe County, Indiana.

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