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Meyers L Peterson (1924 - 2009)

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Meyers L Peterson
1924 - 2009
Born
February 19, 1924
Death
September 2, 2009
Last Known Residence
Cambridge, Isanti County, Minnesota 55008
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Meyers L Peterson of Cambridge, Isanti County, Minnesota was born on February 19, 1924, and died at age 85 years old on September 2, 2009.
Updated: November 8, 2011
Biography ID: 72792883

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Cambridge, Isanti County, Minnesota 55008
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Meyers Peterson passed away at age 85 years old on September 2, 2009. Meyers L Peterson of Cambridge, Isanti County, Minnesota was born on February 19, 1924.

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Meyers L Peterson lived 11 years longer than the average Peterson family member when they died at the age of 85.
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In 1924, in the year that Meyers L Peterson was born, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

In 1956, at the age of 32 years old, Meyers was alive when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1961, this person was 37 years old when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1979, this person was 55 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1996, by the time this person was 72 years old, on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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