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Chester Lee HolcombAge: 48 years18981946

Name
Chester Lee Holcomb
Given names
Chester Lee
Surname
Holcomb
Birth February 25, 1898
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 35 days)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 18 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 19 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 31 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 14, 1930 (Age 32 years)
Death of a wifeMarietta Ellis
February 11, 1935 (Age 36 years)
Cause: suicide - carbolic acid poisoning
Census April 2, 1940 (Age 42 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 43 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 47 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death December 30, 1946 (Age 48 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Allegheny County Memorial Park
Last change December 17, 201712:28:18

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Chester Lee Holcomb
Birth: February 25, 1898Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 30, 1946Bellevue, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
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Chester Lee Holcomb
Birth: February 25, 1898Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 30, 1946Bellevue, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
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Marietta Ellis
Birth: October 3, 1902 51 27Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: February 11, 1935Memphis, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
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Chester Lee Holcomb
Birth: February 25, 1898Bartlett, Shelby, Tennessee, United States
Death: December 30, 1946Bellevue, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United States
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Lessie Corinnah Burrow
Birth: June 4, 1901Tennessee, United States
Death: July 26, 1985Huntington Beach, Orange, California, United States
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Lessie Corinnah Burrow
Birth: June 4, 1901Tennessee, United States
Death: July 26, 1985Huntington Beach, Orange, California, United States
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