Pembroke Somerset Leake

13 Dec 1841 - 14 Sep 1903

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Pembroke Somerset Leake

13 Dec 1841 - 14 Sep 1903
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The burial record of Pembroke Somerset Leake. Cemetery: Shady Grove Cemetery, Location: Glen Allen, Henrico, Virginia, United States. Birth: 13 Dec 1841, Death: 14 Sep 1903.
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Pembroke Somerset Leake

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Shady Grove Cemetery

4825 Pouncey Tract Rd
Glen Allen, Henrico, Virginia
United States

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SERGEANT
CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY
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SERG - CONFEDERATE STATES ARMY

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Life timeline of Pembroke Somerset Leake

1841
Pembroke Somerset Leake was born on 13 Dec 1841
Pembroke Somerset Leake was 18 years old when Charles Darwin publishes On the Origin of Species. Charles Robert Darwin, was an English naturalist, geologist and biologist, best known for his contributions to the science of evolution. He established that all species of life have descended over time from common ancestors and, in a joint publication with Alfred Russel Wallace, introduced his scientific theory that this branching pattern of evolution resulted from a process that he called natural selection, in which the struggle for existence has a similar effect to the artificial selection involved in selective breeding.
Pembroke Somerset Leake was 19 years old when Abraham Lincoln is elected as the 16th President of United States. Abraham Lincoln was an American statesman and lawyer who served as the 16th President of the United States from March 1861 until his assassination in April 1865. Lincoln led the United States through the American Civil War—its bloodiest war and perhaps its greatest moral, constitutional, and political crisis. In doing so, he preserved the Union, abolished slavery, strengthened the federal government, and modernized the economy.
Pembroke Somerset Leake was 36 years old when Thomas Edison announces his invention of the phonograph, a machine that can record and play sound. Thomas Alva Edison was an American inventor and businessman, who has been described as America's greatest inventor. He developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and the long-lasting, practical electric light bulb. Dubbed "The Wizard of Menlo Park", he was one of the first inventors to apply the principles of mass production and large-scale teamwork to the process of invention, and is often credited with the creation of the first industrial research laboratory.
Pembroke Somerset Leake was 40 years old when The world's first international telephone call is made between St. Stephen, New Brunswick, Canada, and Calais, Maine, United States. A telephone call is a connection over a telephone network between the called party and the calling party.
Pembroke Somerset Leake was 51 years old when Electrical engineer Nikola Tesla gives the first public demonstration of radio in St. Louis, Missouri. Nikola Tesla was a Serbian American inventor, electrical engineer, mechanical engineer, physicist, and futurist who is best known for his contributions to the design of the modern alternating current (AC) electricity supply system.
Pembroke Somerset Leake died on 14 Sep 1903 at the age of 61

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