Lewis Dawson (1890 - 1963)

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Gina Keller-Dawson.Swegman

Gina Keller-Dawson.Swegman

Albert and Mabel Pazcoch

Albert and Mabel Pazcoch

Mabel Edith Cole Paczoch Dawson

Mabel Edith Cole Paczoch Dawson

Mr. Homer Dawson, wife and son

Mr. Homer Dawson, wife and son

Charles Neville Bruce Dawson gravesite

Charles Neville Bruce Dawson gravesite

Charles Neville Bruce Dawson

Charles Neville Bruce Dawson

Lorene C Dawson

Lorene C Dawson

Lorene C Dawson

Lorene C Dawson

Lorene C Dawson family

Lorene C Dawson family

Lorene C Dawson

Lorene C Dawson

Pamela Halsey

Pamela Halsey

Elaine Agnes Dawson

Elaine Agnes Dawson

Elaine Agnes Beasley

Elaine Agnes Beasley

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Wally & Dorothy Dawson Gina Keller-Dawson.Swegman Albert and Mabel Pazcoch Mabel Edith Cole Paczoch Dawson

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1890 - In the year that Lewis Dawson was born, on December 29th, the Wounded Knee Massacre occurred in South Dakota on the Lakota Pine Ridge Indian Reservation . The U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment said that they rode into the Lakota camp "trying to disarm" the inhabitants. One person, Black Coyote - who was deaf - held onto his rifle, saying that he paid a lot of money for it. Shots rang out and by the end at least 153 Lakota Sioux - some estimates say 300 - and 25 troops had died. The site of the massacre is a National Historic Landmark.

1912 - When he was 22 years old, New Mexico became the 47th state of the Union in January. Previously a province of Mexico, then a territory of the United States and mostly populated by Native Americans and Mexicans, once it became a U.S. territory it was increasingly colonized by European-American settlers. Its population was over 327,000 when it became a state.

1943 - When he was 53 years old, 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.

1951 - When he was 61 years old, on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

1963 - In the year of Lewis Dawson's passing, 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.

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Lewis Dawson passed away in August 1963 at age 73. No cause of death has been entered. He was born on May 24, 1890. There is no information about Lewis's family. We know that Lewis Dawson had been residing in Washington.

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