Andrew Leslie

15 Aug 1886 - 5 Jul 1942

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Andrew Leslie

15 Aug 1886 - 5 Jul 1942
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Pantagraph, Bloomington, IL Andrew Leslie, Retired Farm Operator, Dies. Andrew Leslie, a resident of Montrose for the last 22 years, succumbed Sunday night at the family residence, 214 N.W. Front street. He was nearly 76 years of age. Born Aug. 15, 1866, at Peru, Ind., he spent his earlier years in

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Andrew Leslie


Grand View Cemetery

16288-16298 Hogback Rd
Montrose, Montrose, Colorado
United States


July 6, 2013


June 13, 2013

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Contributor: dawnhaney1974 Created: 6 years ago Updated: 2021 years ago

Pantagraph, Bloomington, IL Andrew Leslie, Retired Farm Operator, Dies. Andrew Leslie, a resident of Montrose for the last 22 years, succumbed Sunday night at the family residence, 214 N.W. Front street. He was nearly 76 years of age. Born Aug. 15, 1866, at Peru, Ind., he spent his earlier years in that community and later resided in Illinois, being married May 14, 1890, at Bloomington. Mr. Leslie was a retired farmer. Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Fannie Leslie, two sons, Carl Leslie if Montrose and Frank Leslie of Coeur d'Alene, Ind., and two daughters, Mrs. Lena Miller, Brighton, Colo., and Mrs.Ina Rainwater, Henryetta, Okla., a brother, David Leslie, Bloomington, Ill., and a sister Mrs. Phoebe Levisee, Henryetta, Okla., and 10 grandchildren. Mrs. Miller arrived from Denver the evening before her father succumbed. Funeral arrangements will be announced thru the Ormsbee mortuary. END Note: Parents Christopher (Christian) and Mary Ann Fitchhorn Leslie. They are buried in Old City Cemetery, Evergreen, Bloomington, Illinois

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Andrew Leslie was born on 15 Aug 1886
Andrew Leslie was 8 years old when Mahatma Gandhi forms the Natal Indian Congress (NIC) in order to fight discrimination against Indian traders in Natal. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was an Indian activist who was the leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule. Employing nonviolent civil disobedience, Gandhi led India to independence and inspired movements for civil rights and freedom across the world. The honorific Mahātmā – applied to him first in 1914 in South Africa – is now used worldwide. In India, he is also called Bapu and Gandhi ji, and known as the Father of the Nation.
Andrew Leslie was 17 years old when The Wright brothers make their first attempt to fly with the Wright Flyer at Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. The Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, were two American aviators, engineers, inventors, and aviation pioneers who are generally credited with inventing, building, and flying the world's first successful airplane. They made the first controlled, sustained flight of a powered, heavier-than-air aircraft on December 17, 1903, four miles south of Kitty Hawk, North Carolina. In 1904–05 the brothers developed their flying machine into the first practical fixed-wing aircraft. Although not the first to build experimental aircraft, the Wright brothers were the first to invent aircraft controls that made fixed-wing powered flight possible.
Andrew Leslie was 31 years old when Tsar Nicholas II of Russia was forced to abdicate in the February Revolution, ending three centuries of Romanov rule. Nicholas II or Nikolai II, known as Saint Nicholas in the Russian Orthodox Church, was the last Emperor of Russia, ruling from 1 November 1894 until his forced abdication on 15 March 1917. His reign saw the fall of the Russian Empire from one of the foremost great powers of the world to economic and military collapse. He was given the nickname Nicholas the Bloody or Vile Nicholas by his political adversaries due to the Khodynka Tragedy, anti-Semitic pogroms, Bloody Sunday, the violent suppression of the 1905 Russian Revolution, the executions of political opponents, and his perceived responsibility for the Russo-Japanese War (1904-1905). Soviet historians portray Nicholas as a weak and incompetent leader whose decisions led to military defeats and the deaths of millions of his subjects.
Andrew Leslie was 42 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
Andrew Leslie was 53 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.
Andrew Leslie died on 5 Jul 1942 at the age of 55
Grave record for Andrew Leslie (15 Aug 1886 - 5 Jul 1942), BillionGraves Record 4373390 Montrose, Montrose, Colorado, United States