Mercedes Elizondo

(1908 - 1999)

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Mercedes Elizondo
1908 - 1999
Born
January 1, 1908
Death
September 16, 1999
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Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90057
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Mercedes Elizondo was born on January 1, 1908. She died on September 16, 1999 at 91 years old. We know that Mercedes Elizondo had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90057.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Mercedes Elizondo died on September 16, 1999 at age 91. She was born on January 1, 1908. We are unaware of information about Mercedes's immediate family. We know that Mercedes Elizondo had been residing in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California 90057.

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In 1908, in the year that Mercedes Elizondo was born, President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1931, at the age of 23 years old, Mercedes was alive when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1955, she was 47 years old when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

In 1963, Mercedes was 55 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1976, at the age of 68 years old, Mercedes was alive when on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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