Mary Lesko (1892 - 1989)

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Mary Lesko
1892 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Mary Lesko was born on February 20, 1892. She died on March 27, 1989 at 97 years of age. We know that Mary Lesko had been residing in Elmwood Park, Bergen County, New Jersey 07407.


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Mary Lesko died on March 27, 1989 at age 97. She was born on February 20, 1892. There is no information about Mary's family. We know that Mary Lesko had been residing in Elmwood Park, Bergen County, New Jersey 07407.
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In 1892, in the year that Mary Lesko was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1920, at the age of 28 years old, Mary was alive when Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

In 1943, by the time she was 51 years old, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1962, when she was 70 years old, on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1989, in the year of Mary Lesko's passing, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

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Dec 12, 1928 - Oct 10, 2008
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Jul 11, 1930 - Jan 3, 2001
Carmichaels, PA
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Apr 30, 1904 - Jun 26, 1989
Walter Lesko
Jul 1, 1920 - March 1981
Gladys E Lesko
Dec 20, 1913 - Aug 9, 2000
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Dora B Lesko
Feb 22, 1908 - Feb 11, 2000
Canonsburg, PA
Albert G Lesko
Apr 14, 1919 - Nov 11, 1991
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Apr 15, 1896 - November 1971
Pittsburgh, PA
Barbara A Lesko
Mar 2, 1920 - Jun 12, 2005
Homestead, PA
Stephen E Lesko
Jul 5, 1921 - May 9, 1993
Newbury, OH
Frances L Lesko
Dec 1, 1919 - May 1989
Punxsutawney, PA
Andrew Lesko
Sep 9, 1920 - Oct 25, 1998
Johnstown, PA
George W Lesko
May 10, 1929 - Feb 12, 2001
Duquesne, PA
Anna Lesko
Sep 24, 1913 - Jul 22, 2005
Pittsburgh, PA

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