Luverne Harold Vixie (1919 - 2011)

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Willamette National Cemetery
Section COL-5 Row 413 Site A,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon

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Branch of service: Us Air Force, Us Navy
Rank attained: RT3
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1919 - In the year that Luverne Harold Vixie was born, in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

1956 - By the time this person was 37 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

1959 - At the age of 40 years old, Luverne was alive when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

1962 - Luverne was 43 years old when lasting from October 16th - 28th, the Cuban Missile Crisis was the closest that the United States and the Soviet Union came to nuclear war. The Soviet Union had been installing a nuclear missile base in Cuba. The United States established a blockade to stop the base from being completed. Through secret negotiations, war was averted: the Soviet Union agreed to dismantle their weapons in Cuba and the United States agreed to never invade Cuba and to dismantle weapons in Turkey and Italy.

1964 - By the time this person was 45 years old, in June, three young civil rights workers - Andrew Goodman and Mickey Schwerner from New York City, and James Chaney from Meridian, Mississippi - were kidnapped and murdered in Mississippi. Working with "Freedom Summer", they were registering African-Americans to vote in the Southern states. Their bodies were found two months later. Although it was discovered that the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office and the Philadelphia, Mississippi Police Department were involved, only 7 men were convicted and served less than six years.

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Luverne Harold Vixie died on August 26, 2011 at 92 years of age. No cause of death has been listed for Luverne. Luverne was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section COL-5 Row 413 Site A, Portland, Or. Luverne was born on May 25, 1919. There is no information about Luverne's family. We know that Luverne Harold Vixie had been residing in Gresham, Multnomah County, Oregon.

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