Nelson Sheldon (1901 - 1987)

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Nelson Sheldon
1901 - 1987
updated February 06, 2019
Nelson Sheldon was born on January 28, 1901. He died in February 1987 at 86 years old. We know that Nelson Sheldon had been residing in zip code 34248.


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Nelson Sheldon passed away in February 1987 at 86 years old. He was born on January 28, 1901. There is no information about Nelson's immediate family. We know that Nelson Sheldon had been residing in zip code 34248.
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In 1901, in the year that Nelson Sheldon was born, shortly after beginning his second term, President McKinley was assassinated by the self proclaimed anarchist Leon Czolgosz. The last President to have served in the Civil War - he began as a private and ended the war as a brevet major - McKinley was a Republican. First elected in 1896, he was re-elected in 1900. Six months after the swearing in, McKinley was shot - and died of the gangrene that set in as a result.

In 1919, at the age of 18 years old, Nelson was alive when in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

In 1937, he was 36 years old when on May 28th, the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge opened to cars. Taking 5 years to build, the 4,200-foot-long suspension bridge was an engineering marvel of its time - 11 men died during construction. The "international orange" color was chosen because it resisted rust and fading. To the present, it is the symbol of the City that is known throughout the world.

In 1940, at the age of 39 years old, Nelson was alive when on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1987, in the year of Nelson Sheldon's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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Oct 13, 1940 - October 1983
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Oct 10, 1942 - Jan 20, 2005
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Mar 16, 1916 - Feb 25, 1999
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Feb 9, 1893 - February 1974
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Apr 27, 1898 - February 1971
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Sep 18, 1918 - January 1982
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