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Leonard Woodrow PowersAge: 80 years19222003

Name
Leonard Woodrow Powers
Given names
Leonard Woodrow
Surname
Powers
Birth March 14, 1922 35 29
Birth of a brotherGeorge Jacob Powers
January 17, 1924 (Age 22 months)
Birth of a sisterIda Mae Powers
December 7, 1925 (Age 3 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 7 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 3, 1930 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterMauriece Bessie Powers
May 13, 1930 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a sisterAlice Bernice Powers
February 7, 1932 (Age 9 years)
Death of a paternal grandmotherIda J Pennington
July 5, 1937 (Age 15 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Jacob Powers
December 24, 1944 (Age 22 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 19 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
Death of a paternal grandfatherAlbert Ernest Powers
September 27, 1949 (Age 27 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 27 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a fatherJacob Washington “Jake” Powers
November 20, 1971 (Age 49 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 23 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 of a motherCora Bessie Cox
July 2, 1976 (Age 54 years)
Death of a brotherPaul Millard Powers
February 1, 1987 (Age 64 years)
Death of a sisterPauline Muriel Powers
September 22, 1993 (Age 71 years)
Death of a brotherDewell Eugene Powers
May 22, 1994 (Age 72 years)
Death of a sisterIda Mae Powers
December 24, 1996 (Age 74 years)
Death of a brotherJames Albert “Jimmie” Powers
November 24, 1997 (Age 75 years)
Death January 14, 2003 (Age 80 years)
Burial
Cemetery: Springfield National Cemetery
Last change January 4, 201715:03:25

by: Barry Shemwell
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mother
elder brother
Paul Millard Powers
Birth: February 11, 1910 23 17Corning, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: February 1, 1987Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States
20 months
elder sister
Pauline Muriel Powers
Birth: October 4, 1911 25 19Corning, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 22, 1993Ironton, Iron, Missouri, United States
2 years
elder brother
James Albert “Jimmie” Powers
Birth: March 19, 1914 27 21Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: November 24, 1997Seminole, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States
18 months
elder sister
Hattie Lorene Powers
Birth: October 3, 1915 29 23Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: July 17, 1916Butler, Missouri, United States
19 months
elder sister
Thelma R Powers
Birth: April 22, 1917 30 24Qulin, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: February 8, 1918Butler, Missouri, United States
18 months
elder brother
Dewell Eugene Powers
Birth: November 1, 1918 32 26Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: May 22, 1994Carlsbad, San Diego, California, United States
2 years
elder brother
Edwin Gilbert Powers
Birth: December 20, 1920 34 28Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: May 7, 1921Butler, Missouri, United States
15 months
himself
Leonard Woodrow Powers
Birth: March 14, 1922 35 29Datto, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 14, 2003Nixa, Christian, Missouri, United States
22 months
younger brother
George Jacob Powers
Birth: January 17, 1924 37 31Datto, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 24, 1944Neeleyville, Butler, Missouri, United States
23 months
younger sister
Ida Mae Powers
Birth: December 7, 1925 39 33Datto, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 24, 1996Collinsville, Madison, Illinois, United States
sister
Private
younger sister
Mauriece Bessie Powers
Birth: May 13, 1930 43 37Seminole, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States
Death: December 26, 2011St. Peters, St. Charles, Missouri, United States
21 months
younger sister
Alice Bernice Powers
Birth: February 7, 1932 45 39Seminole, Oklahoma, United States
Death: February 3, 2007Pocahontas, Randolph, Arkansas, United States
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Leonard Woodrow Powers
Birth: March 14, 1922 35 29Datto, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 14, 2003Nixa, Christian, Missouri, United States
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