Lucille Mercer (1901 - 1980)

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Mabel Mercer album.

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Mabel Mercer, Warren Beatty, and Jack Nicholson

Mabel Mercer, Warren Beatty, and Jack Nicholson

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Mabel Mercer Album

Mabel Mercer Album

Mabel Mercer and Bobby Short, pianist

Mabel Mercer and Bobby Short, pianist

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Mabel Mercer and Bobby Short

Mabel Mercer and Bobby Short

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1901 - In the year that Lucille Mercer was born, shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

1907 - She was only 6 years old when the Monongah coal mining disaster occurred on December 6th, happening at the Fairmont Coal Company’s No. 6 and No. 8 mines.. Over 361 miners were killed. Because there was no breathing apparatus at the time to help rescuers, recovery efforts were greatly hampered. It is considered the worst mining disaster in American history and led to government oversight in mining practices.

1912 - At the age of just 11 years old, Lucille was alive when in October, former President Theodore Roosevelt was shot, but not killed, while campaigning for another term as President with the newly created Bull Moose (Progressive) Party. John Schrank was a Bavarian-born saloon-keeper from New York who had been stalking Roosevelt when he shot him just before a campaign speech. Shot in the chest (and showing the audience his bloody shirt), Roosevelt went on to give a 55 to 90 minute talk (reports vary on the length) before being treated for the injury. After 8 days in the hospital, Roosevelt went back on the campaign trail.

1969 - When she was 68 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

1980 - In the year of Lucille Mercer's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Lucille Mercer passed away in August 1980 at 78 years old. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on September 3, 1901. We have no information about Lucille's surviving family. We know that Lucille Mercer had been residing in Miami, Miami-Dade County, Florida.

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