Sherman Sharp (1886 - 1970)

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Sherman Sharp
1886 - 1970
updated February 06, 2019
Sherman Sharp was born on April 3, 1886. He died in December 1970 at age 84. We know that Sherman Sharp had been residing in Lake Benton, Lincoln County, Minnesota 56149.


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Sherman Sharp passed away in December 1970 at age 84. He was born on April 3, 1886. There is no information about Sherman's family or relationships. We know that Sherman Sharp had been residing in Lake Benton, Lincoln County, Minnesota 56149.
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In 1886, in the year that Sherman Sharp was born, on June 13th, the "Great Vancouver Fire" destroyed most of Vancouver, British Columbia. A small brush fire got out of control and spread to the rest of the city. Dozens of people died and it was only after the fire that money was raised for a fire hall. The local Squamish tribe rescued people who had jumped into bodies of water to escape the conflagration.

In 1921, when he was 35 years old, hugely popular Roscoe "Fatty" Arbuckle, silent film star, was arrested for rape and manslaughter after an actress died following a party at his house. He was acquitted after three trials and the jury wrote a formal letter apologizing for the charges, but his career never recovered. His films were at first banned - the ban was lifted after a year - and he was mostly ostracized by the community. He died at 46..

In 1939, at the age of 53 years old, Sherman was alive when in May, Disney's Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, the first full-length animated film, reached a total international gross of $6.5 million which made it (to then) the most successful sound film of all time. First released in December 1937, it was originally dubbed "Disney's Folly" but the premiere received a standing ovation from the audience. At the 11th Academy Awards in February 1939, Walt Disney won an Academy Honorary Award - a full-size Oscar statuette and seven miniature ones - for Snow White.

In 1953, by the time he was 67 years old, actress and comedian Lucille Ball gave birth to Desi Arnaz, Jr on January 19th. On the same day on "I Love Lucy", the fictional Little Ricky was born as well. Baby Desi graced the cover of the first TV Guide magazine with a headline that read ""Lucy's $50,000,000 baby" - because the commercial revenue from his birth was expected to be that amount.

In 1970, in the year of Sherman Sharp's passing, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Apr 23, 1886 - November 1964
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May 23, 1926 - Dec 31, 2008
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Jul 13, 1904 - February 1958
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Fred Sharp
Mar 26, 1878 - October 1967
Crookston, Minnesota
Anna Sharp
Jun 5, 1890 - November 1971
Frazee, Minnesota
Michael G Sharp
Nov 2, 1950 - Nov 4, 1999
Sr Mary M Sharp
Sep 25, 1905 - Dec 18, 1989
Chicago, IL
Deborah Lynn Schrunk Sharp
Mar 25, 1955 - Jan 25, 2011
Kevin G Sharp
Aug 18, 1958 - Jun 3, 2008
Mesa, AZ
Greg S Sharp
Apr 22, 1961 - Jul 26, 1999
Cheryl Ann Sharp
Sep 7, 1960 - May 15, 2006
Granite Falls, Minnesota
Rolley Sharp
Mar 8, 1893 - June 1965
Healdsburg, California
George Sharp
Dec 8, 1910 - October 1984
Plano, Texas
Frank Sharp
Aug 26, 1877 - April 1963
Isabelle Sharp
Sep 17, 1911 - February 1978
Jefferson City, Missouri
Joseph W Sharp
Dec 8, 1908 - Feb 6, 1989
Elba Sharp
Mar 15, 1900 - April 1978
Des Moines, Iowa
Georgia G Sharp
Sep 15, 1913 - Apr 10, 2007
Des Moines, IA
Pauline Sharp
Nov 29, 1916 - December 1981
Ottice Sharp
Oct 17, 1913 - December 1977
Osage Beach, Missouri
Leonard Sharp
May 5, 1904 - August 1985
San Francisco, California
Jack T Sharp
Dec 27, 1916 - Dec 30, 1988
Johnston, IA
Ruth Sharp
Sep 14, 1896 - May 1975
Des Moines, Iowa

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Aug 13, 1902 - June 1985
Ortonville, Minnesota
Aubrey Silvey
Dec 15, 1896 - March 1970
Dawson, Minnesota
Edwin Seligman
Dec 20, 1914 - February 1977
Worthington, Minnesota
Linn Swanson
Sep 22, 1899 - December 1972
Bird Island, Minnesota
Adolph Schulke
Dec 16, 1905 - Dec 23, 1995
Montevideo, MN
Ruth Fischer
Dec 25, 1906 - October 1986
Danube, Minnesota
Laurits C Johnson
Mar 12, 1901 - September 1991
Lake Benton, MN
Gloria Hegge
Dec 4, 1940 - November 1986
Kanab, Utah
Hans Herschild
Apr 5, 1889 - June 1975
Gilman City, Missouri
Alfred R Holmbeck
Jan 3, 1910 - Feb 7, 1997
Plato, MN
Hugo Heiling
Oct 19, 1900 - June 1983
Redwood Falls, Minnesota
Albert Post
Sep 28, 1893 - February 1981
Lakefield, Minnesota
Henry Haase
Aug 23, 1880 - October 1966
Benson, Minnesota
John W Hassebroek
Oct 13, 1918 - Sep 13, 1997
Adrian, MN
Fred Hoiland
Feb 23, 1905 - October 1982
Benson, Minnesota
Elmer Wille
Mar 1, 1898 - May 1976
Lamberton, Minnesota
Clarence F Meixner
May 15, 1900 - Aug 4, 1996
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Edward Lenz
Jan 15, 1894 - January 1973
Ellsworth, Minnesota
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