Walter Lessig (1885 - 1969)

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Walter Lessig
1885 - 1969
updated February 06, 2019
Walter Lessig was born on December 20, 1885. He died in January 1969 at age 83. We know that Walter Lessig had been residing in Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania 18360.


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Walter Lessig died in January 1969 at 83 years old. He was born on December 20, 1885. There is no information about Walter's family. We know that Walter Lessig had been residing in Stroudsburg, Monroe County, Pennsylvania 18360.
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In 1885, in the year that Walter Lessig was born, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1915, when he was 30 years old, in May, the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German torpedo. The Lusitania was a British passenger ship that was sailing from New York to Liverpool England. She sank in 18 minutes - 1,198 died and 761 survived. While travelers were the main casualty - and commodity - the Lusitania did carry wartime weapons. "Remember the Lusitania" became the rallying cry of World War 1.

In 1947, Walter was 62 years old when in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

In 1951, at the age of 66 years old, Walter was alive when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1969, in the year of Walter Lessig's passing, on July 20th, the first men walked on the moon. Apollo 11 astronauts Neil A. Armstrong and Edwin E. Aldrin Jr. both walked on the moon but it was Armstrong who first stepped on the moon. They fulfilled the promise of President Kennedy's commitment in 1961 to put a man on the moon before the end of the decade.

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Milo Jay Lessig
Sep 12, 1919 - Apr 3, 2010
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Clifford Lessig
Apr 15, 1928 - July 1980
Ethel Lessig
Aug 16, 1894 - January 1973
West Chester, PA
Elizabeth N Lessig
Sep 27, 1914 - Feb 26, 2008
Stanley, WI
Shirley E Lessig
Nov 30, 1956 - December 1989
Emily Lessig
Mar 8, 1909 - Feb 7, 2002
Nazareth, PA
F Shirley Lessig
May 30, 1920 - Jun 17, 2002
Lake Wales, FL
William Lessig
Jun 11, 1918 - June 1984
Pottstown, PA
Leonard H Lessig
Mar 5, 1903 - Apr 5, 1999
Spring City, PA
Kenneth F Lessig
Aug 25, 1916 - Mar 29, 2005
Parker Ford, PA
Augustus Lessig
Aug 14, 1908 - Apr 18, 1993
Douglassville, PA
Charles Lessig
Sep 30, 1908 - August 1978
Pottstown, PA
Spencer B Lessig
Jan 28, 1912 - Dec 3, 1996
Pottstown, PA
Clyde Lessig
Nov 26, 1916 - Dec 9, 2002
East Stroudsburg, PA
Elmer Lessig
Mar 18, 1909 - January 1984
Northampton, PA
Bessie A Lessig
Aug 4, 1917 - Nov 21, 1998
East Stroudsburg, PA
Mary Lessig
Feb 13, 1892 - February 1986
Stroudsburg, PA
Catherine Lessig
Aug 15, 1888 - December 1965
Michael D Lessig
Jul 18, 1972 - Aug 19, 2001
Kennett Square, PA
Robert G Lessig
Oct 17, 1910 - Feb 6, 1997
Lewisburg, PA

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Jul 31, 1892 - September 1963
Percy Marvin
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George Miller
Jul 4, 1891 - May 1970
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Richard Miller
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Lewis W Oney
Jul 11, 1916 - Jul 20, 1994
Stroudsburg, PA
Herbert Reisenwitz
Sep 23, 1912 - October 1976
East Stroudsburg, PA
William Repsher
Feb 25, 1917 - June 1986
Stroudsburg, PA
Robert Rockefeller
Jun 17, 1891 - September 1977
Doylestown, PA
Norman Ruster
Jun 29, 1882 - February 1969
East Stroudsburg, PA
Claude Schaller
Mar 29, 1901 - November 1983
East Stroudsburg, PA
Oliver Siptroth
Feb 1, 1918 - September 1984
East Stroudsburg, PA
Clinton Stoudt
May 18, 1893 - June 1966
East Stroudsburg, PA
Sterling B Strauser
Aug 15, 1907 - Sep 16, 1995
East Stroudsburg, PA
Lafayette Strunk
Jun 14, 1892 - October 1971
East Stroudsburg, PA
Harrison Taylor
Oct 7, 1909 - January 1982
Stroudsburg, PA
Ernest Taylor
Sep 5, 1888 - March 1965
Norman Titus
Oct 3, 1880 - January 1977
East Stroudsburg, PA
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