Milo Jay Lessig (1919 - 2010)

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Milo Jay Lessig
1919 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
Milo Jay Lessig was born on September 12, 1919. He died on April 3, 2010 at 90 years of age. We know that Milo Jay Lessig had been residing in Millsboro, Sussex County, Delaware 19966.

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Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery-sussex Co. Section WI Row C Site 22, 26669 Patriots Way, in Millsboro, Delaware 19966

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Millsboro, Sussex County, Delaware 19966

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: S/SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Milo Jay Lessig died on April 3, 2010 at 90 years old. He was buried in Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery-sussex Co. Section WI Row C Site 22, Millsboro, Delaware. He was born on September 12, 1919. We have no information about Milo's family.
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1919 - 2010 World Events

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In 1919, in the year that Milo Jay Lessig was born, on January 6th, President Theodore Roosevelt died. Having gone to bed the previous night after being treated for breathing problems, the ex-President died in his sleep from a clot that had traveled to his lungs. He was 60. After a simple service, Roosevelt was buried on a hillside overlooking Oyster Bay.

In 1943, he was 24 years old when 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 1968, by the time he was 49 years old, on January 31st, the North Vietnamese launched the Tet Offensive, a turning point in the Vietnam War. 70,000 North Vietnamese and Viet Cong forces swarmed into South Vietnam. The South Vietnamese and US troops held off the offensive but it was such fierce fighting that the U.S. public began to turn against the war.

In 1984, at the age of 65 years old, Milo was alive when on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

In 1994, at the age of 75 years old, Milo was alive when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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