Cecil Ernest Levia

17 Oct 1915 - 18 Sep 1970

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Cecil Ernest Levia

17 Oct 1915 - 18 Sep 1970
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The burial record of Cecil Ernest Levia. Cemetery: Fort Bliss National Cemetery, Location: Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas, United States. Birth: 17 Oct 1915, Death: 18 Sep 1970.
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Cecil Ernest Levia

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Died:

Fort Bliss National Cemetery

5200 Fred Wilson Ave
Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: FT. BLISS NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION I SITE 1485
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/ftbliss.asp
Address: P.O. BOX 6342 5200 FRED WILSON AVENUE EL PASO, TX 79906
Phone: (915) 564-0201
VA ID: 3190993

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Military Service

CORPORAL
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

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CPL - US ARMY - WORLD WAR II

Rank

CORPORAL

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION I SITE 1485

Life timeline of Cecil Ernest Levia

1915
Cecil Ernest Levia was born on 17 Oct 1915
Cecil Ernest Levia was 5 years old when The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified, guaranteeing women's suffrage in America. The Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex. It was adopted on August 18, 1920.
Cecil Ernest Levia was 24 years old when Adolf Hitler signs an order to begin the systematic euthanasia of mentally ill and disabled people. Adolf Hitler was a German politician, demagogue, and Pan-German revolutionary, who was the leader of the Nazi Party, Chancellor of Germany from 1933 to 1945 and Führer ("Leader") of Nazi Germany from 1934 to 1945. As dictator, Hitler initiated World War II in Europe with the invasion of Poland in September 1939, and was central to the Holocaust.
Cecil Ernest Levia was 30 years old when World War II: Nagasaki is devastated when an atomic bomb, Fat Man, is dropped by the United States B-29 Bockscar. Thirty-five thousand people are killed outright, including 23,200-28,200 Japanese war workers, 2,000 Korean forced workers, and 150 Japanese soldiers. Nagasaki is the capital and the largest city of Nagasaki Prefecture on the island of Kyushu in Japan. The city's name, 長崎, means "long cape" in Japanese. Nagasaki became a centre of colonial Portuguese and Dutch influence in the 16th through 19th centuries, and the Hidden Christian Sites in the Nagasaki Region have been recognized and included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Part of Nagasaki was home to a major Imperial Japanese Navy base during the First Sino-Japanese War and Russo-Japanese War.
Cecil Ernest Levia was 37 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Cecil Ernest Levia was 48 years old when John F. Kennedy was assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas; hours later, Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in aboard Air Force One as the 36th President of the United States. John Fitzgerald Kennedy, commonly referred to by his initials JFK, was an American politician who served as the 35th President of the United States from January 1961 until his assassination in November 1963. He served at the height of the Cold War, and the majority of his presidency dealt with managing relations with the Soviet Union. As a member of the Democratic Party, Kennedy represented the state of Massachusetts in the United States House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate prior to becoming president.
Cecil Ernest Levia died on 18 Sep 1970 at the age of 54

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