Louise Russell (1924 - 1987)

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Spokane, Spokane County, Washington

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Sheila Jordan

Sheila Jordan

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Jasmine Brown

Bobby Russell Jr

Bobby Russell Jr

Sherry Turner

Sherry Turner

Belinda Gadson

Belinda Gadson

Alystine G Russell

Alystine G Russell

Bessie Harvey

Bessie Harvey

Jacqueline D. (Antasek) Russell

Jacqueline D. (Antasek) Russell

George Allen Russell album

George Allen Russell album

George Allen Russell album

George Allen Russell album

George Allen Russell, color

George Allen Russell, color

George Allen Russell, conducting

George Allen Russell, conducting

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1924 - In the year that Louise Russell was born, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

1938 - When she was only 14 years old, on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

1945 - By the time she was 21 years old, on May 8th, World War II in Europe ended when Germany surrendered. Hitler had committed suicide a week before.

1970 - When she was 46 years old, on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

1987 - In the year of Louise Russell's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Louise Russell died in January 1987 at age 62. There is no known cause of death. She was born on February 10, 1924. We are unaware of information about Louise's family or relationships. We know that Louise Russell had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington.

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