Sidney L Pelham (born 1922)

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Sidney L Pelham
1922
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c. 1922
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Butler County, Alabama United States
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Sidney L Pelham was born c. 1922. We know that Sidney L Pelham had been residing in Butler County, Alabama United States.
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Sidney L Pelham
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Butler County, Alabama United States
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White, Citizen
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Grammar School

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Cotton Farmers

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Military serial#: 14067707
Enlisted: November 17, 1945
Military branch: Cavalry
Rank: Technician 5th Grade, Regular Army (including Officers, Nurses, Warrant Officers, And Enlisted Men)
Terms of enlistment: Enlistment For Hawaiian Department
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Sidney L Pelham was born c. 1922. We are unaware of information about Sidney's family. We know that Sidney L Pelham had been residing in Butler County, Alabama United States.

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In 1922, in the year that Sidney L Pelham was born, the Lincoln Memorial was dedicated in Washington, D.C. on May 30th. More than 35,000 people attended the dedication including Lincoln's son, Robert Todd Lincoln, and many Union and Confederate veterans - although the audience was segregated. The Memorial took 10 years to complete.

In 1938, on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1946, on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1985, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

In 1997, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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