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Ernest L MinserAge: 93 years19051998

Ernest L Minser
Given names
Ernest L
Birth June 2, 1905
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Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 10 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
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World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 11 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed-
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Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 12 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 -
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The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 24 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century -
Birth of a son
#1Ernest L “Ernie” Minser Jr.
August 10, 1939 (Age 34 years)
Census April 6, 1940 (Age 34 years)
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World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 36 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 -
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Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 44 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 -
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Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 40 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. -
Death of a wifeMary Lavinia Watson
June 15, 1994 (Age 89 years)
Death October 4, 1998 (Age 93 years)
Last change November 17, 201910:17:32

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with Mary Lavinia Watson - View this family
Ernest L Minser
Birth: June 2, 1905Orange, Texas, United States
Death: October 4, 1998Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States
Ernest L “Ernie” Minser Jr.
Birth: August 10, 1939 34 20Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States
Death: April 25, 2011Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana, United States

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Census1940 United States - Census transcript - Ernest L Minser - Household

1503 Eighth Alexandria, Rapides, Louisiana

Minser, ErnestheadMW33MTXSame PlacePlumberPlumbing Shop
Minser, MaryXwifeFW20MLASame Place
Minser, Ernest JrsonMW7mSLA
Watson, Effie Maemother in lawFW49MTNSame PlacePractical NursePrivate Home
Minser, LeobrotherMW32MLASame PlacePlumberPlumbing Shop
Minser, Willie Maesister in lawFW26MLA