The Shemwell Family

Leslie Clifton Johnson “Tip” Age: 88 years19091997

Name
Leslie Clifton Johnson “Tip”
Given names
Leslie Clifton Johnson
Nickname
Tip
Birth March 24, 1909
MarriageLillie Irene MachenView this family
unknown

Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 6 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 7 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
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 8 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/
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 20 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
Birth of a son
#1Leslie Clifton Johnson Jr.
September 18, 1938 (Age 29 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 32 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
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 40 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 36 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 wifeLillie Irene Machen
May 26, 1988 (Age 79 years)
Death of a sonLeslie Clifton Johnson Jr.
September 29, 1989 (Age 80 years)
Death November 25, 1997 (Age 88 years)
Last change November 19, 201717:17:52

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Lillie Irene Machen - View this family
himself
Leslie Clifton Johnson “Tip”
Birth: March 24, 1909Tuskegee, Macon, Alabama, United States
Death: November 25, 1997Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States
wife
Lillie Irene Machen
Birth: March 15, 1908 49 42Chambers, Alabama, United States
Death: May 26, 1988Prattville, Autauga, Alabama, United States
Marriage:
son
Leslie Clifton Johnson Jr.
Birth: September 18, 1938 29 30Tuskegee, Macon, Alabama, United States
Death: September 29, 1989Demopolis, Marengo, Alabama, United States

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