Elmer Nelson Beam

17 Dec 1930 - 24 Nov 1968

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Elmer Nelson Beam

17 Dec 1930 - 24 Nov 1968
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Grave site information of Elmer Nelson Beam (17 Dec 1930 - 24 Nov 1968) at Andalusia Memorial Garden in Andalusia, Covington, Alabama, United States from BillionGraves

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Elmer Nelson Beam

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Andalusia Memorial Garden

Andalusia, Covington, Alabama
United States

Headstone Description

Vermont
Sergeant First Class
Transportation Corps

Military Service

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Richard

September 19, 2014
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AllisonBarnes

August 29, 2014

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Military Service

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SFC Trans Corps

Life timeline of Elmer Nelson Beam

1930
Elmer Nelson Beam was born on 17 Dec 1930
Elmer Nelson Beam was 14 years old when World War II: German forces in the west agree to an unconditional surrender. The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe. The definitive text was signed in Karlshorst, Berlin, on the night of 8 May 1945 by representatives of the three armed services of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) and the Allied Expeditionary Force together with the Supreme High Command of the Red Army, with further French and US representatives signing as witnesses. The signing took place 9 May 1945 at 00:16 local time.
Elmer Nelson Beam was 22 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.
Elmer Nelson Beam died on 24 Nov 1968 at the age of 37
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