Samuel Leroy Manies (1925 - 2008)

Samuel Leroy Manies
1925 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Samuel Leroy Manies was born on May 8, 1925. He died on January 10, 2008 at age 82. We know that Samuel Leroy Manies had been residing in Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois 61350.

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Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois 61350
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Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery Section CBN Row 4 Site 257, P.o. Box 6237, in San Diego, California 92166
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Branch of service: Us Navy
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Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea, Vietnam

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Samuel Leroy Manies died on January 10, 2008 at 82 years old. He was buried in Ft. Rosecrans National Cemetery Section CBN Row 4 Site 257, San Diego, California. He was born on May 8, 1925. We have no information about Samuel's surviving family. We know that Samuel Leroy Manies had been residing in Ottawa, La Salle County, Illinois 61350.
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In 1925, in the year that Samuel Leroy Manies was born, gangster Al "Scarface" Capone took over the Chicago bootlegging racket at age 26. Previously right hand man to boss Johnny Torrio, Capone took over when Torrio was shot and severely injured and decided to resign. The bootlegging and brothel organization was massive and when asked what he did, Capone often replied "I am just a businessman, giving the people what they want".

In 1932, when he was merely 7 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1940, by the time he was only 15 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.

In 1969, Samuel was 44 years old when one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1994, by the time he was 69 years old, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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