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Ovie James Landreth (1892 - 1977)

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Ovie James Landreth
1892 - 1977
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1892
McNairy County, Tennessee United States
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October 5, 1977
McNairy County, Tennessee United States 38315
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Ovie James Landreth was born in 1892 in Tennessee United States. He is the child of John Elijah (Landreth) and Francis Missouri (Mulder) Landreth. According to his family tree, Ovie was father to 1 child. Ovie's partner was Estelle Winnie (Rickman) Landreth, and they had a child Herbert D Landreth. He died on October 5, 1977 in Tennessee United States at age 85.
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Ovie James Landreth, father to 1 child, passed away on October 5, 1977 in Tennessee United States at 85 years old. He was born in 1892 in Tennessee United States. He is the child of John Elijah (Landreth) and Francis Missouri (Mulder) Landreth. According to his family tree, Ovie's partner was Estelle Winnie (Rickman) Landreth, and they had a child Herbert D Landreth.
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In 1892, in the year that Ovie James Landreth was born, on October 5th, the Dalton Gang was shot. The Gang was attempting to rob two banks - simultaneously - in Coffeyville Kansas but word spread of the robberies and townspeople with guns greeted them when they left the banks. Four members of the gang were killed - only Emmett Dalton survived his wounds and spent 14 years in prison.

In 1901, Ovie was only 9 years old when John Pierpont "J. P." Morgan created U.S. Steel. J.P. Morgan was an American banker and financier who dominated U.S. business at this time. He had previously overseen the creation of General Electric, as well as International Harvester and AT&T. He has been referred to as America's greatest banker. U.S. Steel was the first billion dollar company in the world, worth $1.4 billion in 1901.

In 1952, he was 60 years old when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1969, Ovie was 77 years old when in August, a previously planned small concert turned into a (free) more than 400,000 strong gathering of attendees and bands at Max Yasgur's farm in upstate New York - now called Woodstock. Just some of the 32 acts: Richie Havens, Joe Cocker, Janis Joplin, Jimi Hendrix, The Who, Joan Baez, Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, Jefferson Airplane, Country Joe, Santana, The Band, and Sly and the Family Stone.

In 1977, in the year of Ovie James Landreth's passing, on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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