William Shelby Kelly (died 1948)

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William Shelby Kelly
? - 1948 (edit)
updated February 06, 2019
William Shelby Kelly died on April 6, 1948.


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Los Angeles National Cemetery Section 155 Row B Site 13, 950 South Sepulveda Boulevard, in Los Angeles, California 90049



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Wars/Conflicts: Spanish American War

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William Shelby Kelly died on April 6, 1948. He was buried in Los Angeles National Cemetery Section 155 Row B Site 13, Los Angeles, California. We have no information about William's immediate family.
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In 1833, on March 4th, Andrew Jackson was sworn in for a second term as President of the United States. Jackson had won the election over Henry Clay of Kentucky - Jackson got 54.2 % of the popular vote.

In 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed a proclamation designating Mother's Day, the second Sunday in May, as a national holiday to honor mothers. Anna Jarvis had championed a Mother's Day for years but Congress had joked a few years earlier that then they would have to proclaim a "Mother-in-law's Day" as well. The President who championed a woman's right to vote also created a day in their honor.

In 1926, 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 1939, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1948, in the year of William Shelby Kelly's passing, on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

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William Victor Kelly
around 1898 - Apr 25, 1917
William Thomas Kelly
around 1910 - Jun 12, 1944
William Thomas Kelly
around 1915 - Jun 1, 1940
William Thomas Kelly
Died: Oct 23, 1918
William Thomas Kelly
1896 - Feb 14, 1917
Carlton, Australia
William Russell Kelly
around 1910 - Apr 10, 1942
William Robertson Kelly
around 1914 - May 6, 1944
William Robert Kelly
Died: Jan 6, 1945
William Robert Kelly
around 1925 - Jun 15, 1944
William Reginald Thomas Kelly
around 1900 - May 30, 1918
William Philip John Kelly
around 1892 - Apr 5, 1917
William Peter Kelly
around 1880 - Jul 4, 1918
William Patrick Kelly
around 1883 - Nov 15, 1918
William Maurice Kelly
around 1899 - May 21, 1918
William Lester Kelly
around 1914 - Sep 12, 1943
William Leonard Kelly
around 1921 - Feb 13, 1942

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Francis Augustus Kelly
Nov 27, 1925 - Jul 17, 2004
Lucille G Kelly
Sep 18, 1908 - Jul 21, 2004
Robert Frank Kelly
Dec 7, 1926 - Dec 22, 2000
A J Kelly
Died: May 27, 1927
Adam Kelly
Dec 31, 1969 - Sep 10, 1973
Aloysius Vincent Kelly
Dec 31, 1969 - Sep 13, 1963
Andrew W Kelly Jr
Died: Sep 8, 1942
Anthony Joseph Kelly
Dec 31, 1969 - May 9, 1956
Arthur Kelly
Died: Dec 27, 1912
Augustus Evans Kelly
Dec 31, 1969 - May 9, 1973
Benjamin F Kelly
Died: Jul 9, 1914
Casper P Kelly
Dec 31, 1969 - Feb 24, 1956
Charles Kelly
Died: Dec 31, 1969
Charles E Kelly
Died: May 3, 1926

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