Lillian Burgess (1909 - 1995)

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Lillian Burgess
1909 - 1995
updated February 06, 2019
Lillian Burgess was born on October 5, 1909. She died on October 2, 1995 at age 85. We know that Lillian Burgess had been residing in Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina 29401.

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Lillian Burgess died on October 2, 1995 at 85 years of age. She was born on October 5, 1909. There is no information about Lillian's family. We know that Lillian Burgess had been residing in Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina 29401.
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In 1909, in the year that Lillian Burgess was born, explorer Robert Peary, a Rear Admiral in the U.S. Navy, claimed to have been the first to have reached the geographic North Pole. His claim has been disputed for over a century - some say that he ended up 60 miles from the North Pole. Peary was the only navigator on his team and he didn't submit his records for public review.

In 1922, by the time she was merely 13 years old, the Reparations Commission assessed German liability for World War 1 at 132 billion gold marks (over $32 billion U.S. dollars at the time). This led to hyperinflation in Germany and created the political and social atmosphere in which Hitler was able to rise to power.

In 1950, when she was 41 years old, on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

In 1973, by the time she was 64 years old, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

In 1995, in the year of Lillian Burgess's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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Lillian J Burgess
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Lillian B Burgess
Apr 9, 1913 - Mar 21, 1993
Albuquerque, NM
Lillian Burgess
May 28, 1904 - Aug 28, 2002
Sykesville, MD
Lillian Burgess
Sep 8, 1911 - April 1987
Boise, Idaho
Lillian L Burgess
Jun 22, 1911 - May 21, 1994
Arcata, CA
Lillian Burgess
Dec 12, 1906 - Mar 15, 2000
Littleton, CO
Lillian Burgess
Mar 17, 1920 - September 1981
Lillian M Burgess
Nov 1, 1899 - Jun 4, 1989
Fontana, CA
Lillian M Burgess
Feb 17, 1911 - Mar 17, 1998
San Carlos, CA
Lillian A Burgess
Aug 5, 1903 - Oct 16, 1987
Clayton, CA
Lillian W Burgess
Oct 5, 1903 - Jun 27, 1998
Dos Palos, CA
Lillian Burgess
Mar 21, 1903 - December 1985
El Monte, California
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Aug 8, 1889 - March 1981
Ontario, California
Lillian J Burgess
Nov 4, 1907 - Sep 10, 1998
Portland, OR
Lillian I Burgess
Dec 18, 1915 - Dec 8, 1990
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Jul 9, 1888 - August 1969
Clinton, Washington

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John Burgess
Dec 21, 1926 - June 1984
Louisville, Kentucky
Joseph Burgess
Jul 24, 1924 - Apr 24, 1992
Annapolis, MD
Herman A Burgess
Sep 18, 1925 - Jan 1, 2002
Lilburn, GA
Howard T Burgess
Oct 29, 1909 - Feb 11, 1996
Belton, SC
Lois Burgess
Oct 18, 1923 - Dec 21, 1999
Taylors, SC
Joe Burgess
Dec 31, 1901 - June 1968
Mayesville, South Carolina
Roscoe Burgess
Dec 2, 1925 - Nov 3, 1988
Selma A Burgess
Dec 1, 1925 - Jan 3, 2007
Trenton, New Jersey
Edward Burgess
Aug 7, 1925 - Oct 18, 2005
Alcolu, South Carolina
Arthur Burgess
Jan 6, 1922 - June 1983
Reading, Pennsylvania
Mattie M Burgess
Dec 10, 1909 - Jun 3, 2000
Lake City, SC
Tommy Burgess
Jan 22, 1919 - Dec 4, 2004
Kingstree, SC
Zellie Burgess
Jan 7, 1911 - Jan 19, 2000
Baltimore, MD
Adam Burgess
Jul 3, 1914 - Sep 25, 2009
Philadelphia, PA
Lizzie Burgess
Jun 22, 1918 - Oct 10, 1993
Lake City, SC
Sam Burgess
Sep 9, 1890 - April 1980
Lake City, South Carolina
Johnnie Burgess
Oct 18, 1896 - September 1982
Cades, South Carolina
Robert M Burgess
Dec 15, 1910 - Aug 5, 2001
Hemingway, SC
George W Burgess
Oct 22, 1922 - Oct 6, 1998
Hemingway, SC
Jessie Burgess
Feb 10, 1905 - Apr 17, 1995
Kingstree, SC

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Eva H White
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Greenwood, SC
Ophelia Salley
May 8, 1921 - Feb 12, 1991
Brooklyn, NY
Karl A Shuler
Sep 12, 1924 - Jan 21, 2004
Mount Pleasant, SC
Bessie C Roberts
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New Bern, NC
Annette C Gardner
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Charlotte, NC
Mary E Bowers
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Savannah, GA
Ellis D Reid
Jan 7, 1926 - May 8, 2009
Moncks Corner, South Carolina
Edward Lorenz Jaudon
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Goose Creek, South Carolina
Harold Smith
Apr 1, 1927 - Jan 21, 1998
Bronx, NY
Nick Angelos
Oct 24, 1887 - April 1969
Charleston, South Carolina
Pearl Hudson
Jul 24, 1924 - Dec 29, 2004
Walterboro, SC
James Cooper
Dec 11, 1920 - September 1982
Charlotte, North Carolina
John Grayson
Dec 5, 1905 - Dec 13, 1992
Charleston, SC
Lloyd Griggs
Feb 8, 1924 - December 1980
Winston Salem, North Carolina
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Bronx, New York
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