Linnie Speed (1903 - 1976)

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Linnie Speed
1903 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Linnie Speed was born on April 22, 1903. She died in March 1976 at 72 years old. We know that Linnie Speed had been residing in Malvern, Hot Spring County, Arkansas 72104.

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Linnie Speed died in March 1976 at 72 years of age. She was born on April 22, 1903. We are unaware of information about Linnie's immediate family. We know that Linnie Speed had been residing in Malvern, Hot Spring County, Arkansas 72104.
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1903 - 1976 World Events

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In 1903, in the year that Linnie Speed was born, the Ford Motor Company was incorporated in June after Henry Ford left another car company he founded in 1901 (which became the Cadillac Motor Company). He began Ford Motor Company with $28,000 in cash from twelve investors, two of whom (the Dodge brothers) later began their own car company. Henry Ford improved on assembly line techniques and has been so successful that his family still controls a very popular Ford line of cars and trucks.

In 1926, by the time she was 23 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1933, when she was 30 years old, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1940, when she was 37 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1976, in the year of Linnie Speed'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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Jul 23, 1906 - August 1970
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Davis Speed
Dec 26, 1898 - March 1964
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Turner Speed
Feb 9, 1913 - July 1975
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Cleta Speed
Nov 24, 1913 - January 1985
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Lacy Speed
Apr 17, 1916 - December 1968
Nicholas Allen Speed
Mar 25, 1905 - Jun 22, 2007
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Johnnie Speed
Dec 16, 1941 - April 1969
Walter Speed
Mar 25, 1943 - May 14, 2000
Helena, AR
Katie R Speed
Oct 17, 1904 - Nov 16, 1997
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Frank Speed
Mar 29, 1949 - December 1983
Helena, Arkansas
L L Speed
Feb 9, 1908 - Nov 13, 1989
Chattanooga, TN
Cassie Speed
Jan 5, 1891 - July 1969
Little Rock, Arkansas
L C Speed
Apr 19, 1953 - Sep 26, 2008
Osceola, AR
Mary S Speed
May 27, 1910 - May 6, 2000
Chattanooga, TN
Grainger Speed
Nov 7, 1915 - Dec 1, 1993
Pauline Speed
Jul 21, 1915 - October 1995
Milwaukee, WI
Irene Speed
Jun 23, 1920 - Oct 18, 2004
Mabelvale, AR
Dorothy Speed
May 11, 1924 - August 1983
Pauline Delores Speed
Sep 15, 1924 - Dec 24, 2006
Lampasas, Texas
B Speed
Jan 28, 1923 - May 1975
Tulsa, Oklahoma

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