Russell Joseph Mason (1919 - 1964)

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Ft. Snelling National Cemetery
Section G Site 3401,
7601 34th Avenue, South, Minneapolis, Mn

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

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Joseph

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Myrtle Bessie Croft Mason

Myrtle Bessie Croft Mason

Barbara Ann Mason

Barbara Ann Mason

Mamie Mason

Mamie Mason

Armament Shop, Milne Bay

Armament Shop, Milne Bay

Stanley Urbanski

Stanley Urbanski

David W Mason

David W Mason

David MASON and Ida SWANSON

David MASON and Ida SWANSON

Kathleen Margaret Shortman

Kathleen Margaret Shortman

Bruno Mason

Bruno Mason

Hope R. Mason

Hope R. Mason

Verna Kinter

Verna Kinter

Clement Eugene Mason

Clement Eugene Mason

Tamra Ann Mason

Tamra Ann Mason

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Jack Mason family Myrtle Bessie Croft Mason Barbara Ann Mason Mamie Mason

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1919 - In the year that Russell Joseph Mason was born, Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

1933 - At the age of just 14 years old, Russell was alive when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

1935 - At the age of 16 years old, Russell was alive when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

1940 - By the time he was 21 years old, 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.

1964 - In the year of Russell Joseph Mason's passing, on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

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Russell Joseph Mason died on October 1, 1964 at 45 years old. No cause of death has been listed. He was buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section G Site 3401, Minneapolis, Mn. He was born on May 21, 1919. We have no information about Russell's immediate family.

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