Elzie Lamion Ridenour

26 Aug 1918 - 9 Oct 1963

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Elzie Lamion Ridenour

26 Aug 1918 - 9 Oct 1963
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The burial record of Elzie Lamion Ridenour. Cemetery: Baltimore National Cemetery, Location: Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Birth: 26 Aug 1918, Death: 9 Oct 1963.
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Elzie Lamion Ridenour

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Died:

Baltimore National Cemetery

5501 Fredrick Ave
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: BALTIMORE NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: SECTION M SITE 640
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/baltimore.asp
Address: 5501 FREDERICK AVENUE BALTIMORE, MD 21228
Phone: (410) 644-9696
VA ID: 471791

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U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs

Military Service

PRIVATE
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

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PVT - US ARMY - WORLD WAR II

Rank

PRIVATE

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

SECTION M SITE 640

Life timeline of Elzie Lamion Ridenour

1918
Elzie Lamion Ridenour was born on 26 Aug 1918
Elzie Lamion Ridenour was 11 years old when Babe Ruth becomes the first baseball player to hit 500 home runs in his career with a home run at League Park in Cleveland, Ohio. George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball (MLB) spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935. Nicknamed "The Bambino" and "The Sultan of Swat", he began his MLB career as a stellar left-handed pitcher for the Boston Red Sox, but achieved his greatest fame as a slugging outfielder for the New York Yankees. Ruth established many MLB batting records, including career home runs (714), runs batted in (RBIs) (2,213), bases on balls (2,062), slugging percentage (.690), and on-base plus slugging (OPS) (1.164); the latter two still stand as of 2018. Ruth is regarded as one of the greatest sports heroes in American culture and is considered by many to be the greatest baseball player of all time. In 1936, Ruth was elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame as one of its "first five" inaugural members.
Elzie Lamion Ridenour was 21 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.
Elzie Lamion Ridenour was 27 years old when World War II: Hiroshima, Japan is devastated when the atomic bomb "Little Boy" is dropped by the United States B-29 Enola Gay. Around 70,000 people are killed instantly, and some tens of thousands die in subsequent years from burns and radiation poisoning. World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier. The vast majority of the world's countries—including all of the great powers—eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. It was the most global war in history; it directly involved more than 100 million people from over 30 countries. In a state of total war, the major participants threw their entire economic, industrial, and scientific capabilities behind the war effort, blurring the distinction between civilian and military resources. World War II was the deadliest conflict in human history, marked by 50 to 85 million fatalities, most of whom were civilians in the Soviet Union and China. It included massacres, the genocide of the Holocaust, strategic bombing, premeditated death from starvation and disease and the only use of nuclear weapons in war.
Elzie Lamion Ridenour was 35 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.
Elzie Lamion Ridenour died on 9 Oct 1963 at the age of 45

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