Melvin R Abbott (born 1906)

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Education

Grammar School

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Tinsmiths, Coppersmiths, And Sheet Metal Workers

Military Service

Military serial#: 33731642
Enlisted: July 29, 1943 in Baltimore Maryland
Military branch: No Branch Assignment
Rank: Private, Selectees (enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For The Duration Of The War Or Other Emergency, Plus Six Months, Subject To The Discretion Of The President Or Otherwise According To Law

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Michael Charles Abbott

Michael Charles Abbott

Mark Thurman Abbott

Mark Thurman Abbott

Jessie Todd Abbott

Jessie Todd Abbott

Jerry & Glendine (Bass) Abbott

Jerry & Glendine (Bass) Abbott

Bessie Abbott

Bessie Abbott

Glendine Bass Abbott

Glendine Bass Abbott

Harold Warren Carr

Harold Warren Carr

Ralph & Maude Sharp Family

Ralph & Maude Sharp Family

Melvin Lemond Abbott

Melvin Lemond Abbott

Beatrice Abbott

Beatrice Abbott

David F Abbott

David F Abbott

Glendine Bass Abbott

Glendine Bass Abbott

Eugene & Rossmore Abbott, Rhode Island

Eugene & Rossmore Abbott, Rhode Island

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Booker T. Washington & guests Michael Charles Abbott Mark Thurman Abbott Jessie Todd Abbott

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In 1929, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

In 1934, on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1949, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

In 1956, 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.

In 1986, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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