The Shemwell Family

Lester E KemmerAge: 50 years18981948

Lester E Kemmer
Given names
Lester E
Birth March 21, 1898 27 24

Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 11 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 -
Birth of a brotherCharles L Kemmer
November 15, 1900 (Age 2 years)

Birth of a brotherRobert Lane Kemmer
July 19, 1903 (Age 5 years)

Death of a motherLunetta Parham
after 1905 (Age 6 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 17 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic -
Historical Event
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-
Historical Event
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 -
Death of a maternal grandfatherWilliam Johnson Parham
June 7, 1919 (Age 21 years)
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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 -
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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 -
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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. -
Death September 16, 1948 (Age 50 years)
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Lester E Kemmer
Birth: March 21, 1898 27 24
Death: September 16, 1948Cumberland, Tennessee, United States
3 years
younger brother
3 years
younger brother

Lester E Kemmer has 3 first cousins recorded

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