Samuel Lee (1881 - 1949)

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Samuel Lee
1881 - 1949
updated February 06, 2019
Samuel Lee was born in 1881. He died in 1949 in Watta, Australia at age 68.

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Samuel Lee passed away in 1949 in Watta, Australia at age 68. He was born in 1881. There is no information about Samuel's family.
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In 1881, in the year that Samuel Lee was born, on November 19th, a meteorite landed a few miles southwest of Odessa, Ukraine. According to one report: "About 7 o'clock one morning a bright and serpentine tail of fire was seen passing over the town by the inhabitants of Odessa, and M. Prendel, editor of one of the Odessa papers, surmising that the phenomenon betokened a fall of meteorites, offered a reward to any person who would bring him one. Three days afterward a gentleman of Grossliebental brought him one which had been found by a peasant who was nearly frightened out of his senses at its fall. It fell beside him while at work in his field and buried itself .55 meters (almost 2 ft) into the ground." The recovered piece was about 17.5 lbs.

In 1891, Samuel was only 10 years old when James Naismith, at the Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, invented the game of basketball. Originally using two peach baskets and a soccer ball, he created the game to keep his students active during the long, harsh New England winters.

In 1917, at the age of 36 years old, Samuel was alive when on July 28, between ten and fifteen thousand blacks silently walked down New York City's Fifth Avenue to protest racial discrimination and violence. Lynchings in Waco Texas and hundreds of African-Americans killed in East St. Louis Illinois had sparked the protest. Picket signs said "Mother, do lynchers go to heaven?" "Mr. President, why not make America safe for democracy?" "Thou shalt not kill." "Pray for the Lady Macbeth's of East St. Louis" and "Give us a chance to live."

In 1926, by the time he was 45 years old, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1949, in the year of Samuel Lee's passing, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

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Born: Jul 25, 1902
Samuel Wright Lee
around 1891 - Jun 18, 1918
Samuel Tudor Lee
around 1912 - Dec 12, 1944
Samuel Stanley Lee
Died: Feb 22, 1917
Samuel Hilton Lee
around 1884 - May 31, 1916
Samuel Henry Lee
around 1897 - Mar 8, 1917
Samuel George Lee
around 1892 - Mar 31, 1918
Samuel Edward Lee
around 1891 - Oct 24, 1915
Samuel Lee
around 1877 - Dec 30, 1915
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Died: Jun 8, 1943
Samuel Lee
around 1889 - Jul 30, 1915
Samuel Lee
Died: Nov 5, 1916
Samuel Lee
around 1881 - Apr 19, 1916
Samuel Lee
around 1899 - Sep 14, 1918
Samuel E Lee
Born: around 1922
Tennessee, United States
Samuel O Jr Lee
Born: around 1926
Mississippi, United States
Samuel R Lee
Born: around 1908
Tennessee, United States
Samuel L Jr Lee
Born: around 1924
North Carolina, United States
Samuel C Lee
Born: around 1913
Pennsylvania, United States
Samuel A Lee
Born: around 1918
New York, United States

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Walter John Lee
1890 - 1949
Ballarat, Australia
Lee George Lee

Ballarat, Australia
Ellen Soutter Lee

Ballarat, Australia
Peter Hamilton Lee
Died: 1949
Geelong, Australia
Lee Ivan Frederick Lee

Geelong, Australia
Jean Hemphill Lee

Geelong, Australia
William John Lee
1873 - 1949
Swan H, Australia
Lee William John Lee

Swan H, Australia
Bridget Meade Lee

Swan H, Australia
Roy Robert Lee
1916 - 1949
Traralgon, Australia
Lee Joseph Lee

Traralgon, Australia
Susan Lillias Hannaford Lee

Traralgon, Australia
Francis Louis Lee
1895 - 1949
Bendigo, Australia
Lee William Lee

Bendigo, Australia
Louisa Lethbirdge Lee

Bendigo, Australia
George Frederick Lee
1874 - 1949
Daylesford, Australia
Lee William Lee

Daylesford, Australia
Emily Pollard Lee

Daylesford, Australia
James Garfield Lee
Died: 1949
Ehope, Australia
Lee John Lee

Ehope, Australia

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1875 - 1949
Warburton, Australia
Lay John Edward Lay

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Rich Cranage
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Dennison
Died: 1949
Warburton, Australia
Dennison George Edward Dennison

Warburton, Australia
Alma Gwen Heaney Dennison

Warburton, Australia
Charles Brookland
1871 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Mary Elizabeth Ackland
1869 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Smith Edwin Ackland

Wbeal, Australia
Jane Dawson Ackland

Wbeal, Australia
Lachlan Mcdonald
1882 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Mcdonald Alex Mcdonald

Wbeal, Australia
Flora Mcallister Mcdonald

Wbeal, Australia
William Alb Jewell Quick
1880 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
Quick William Quick

Wbeal, Australia
Lavina Teague Quick

Wbeal, Australia
Janet Louise Rossiter
1878 - 1949
Wbeal, Australia
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