The Shemwell Family

Leroy McDonald Jr.Age: 69 years19271996

Name
Leroy McDonald Jr.
Given names
Leroy
Surname
McDonald
Name suffix
Jr.
Birth February 20, 1927

Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 2 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
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 14 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
Birth of a son
#1Marcus Neil McDonald
September 12, 1952 (Age 25 years)

Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 22 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
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 18 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 April 8, 1996 (Age 69 years)

Burial
Cemetery: Bethel Church Cemetery
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by: Barry Shemwell
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Mary Lou Finklea
Birth: June 10, 1933 21 18Rayville, Richland, Louisiana, United States
Death: January 8, 2013Rayville, Richland, Louisiana, United States
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