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HELP! World War I Soldier flag photo of Ernest Ervin MCCLAIN   Ernest Ervin  MCCLAIN

  (b. 19 March 1895 Shelby, Kentucky, USA   d. 11 January 1989 Louisville, Kentucky, USA )  

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Ernest Ervin MCCLAIN was born 19 March 1895 in Shelby, Kentucky, USA

Ernest Ervin MCCLAIN was the child of George Thomas MCCLAIN   and   Sarah Caroline "Carrie" RITTER

Ernest Ervin was a soldier in World War I.

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Ernest Ervin  married  Mabelle E CHOWNING 16 October 1919 in Jeffersonville, Indiana, USA .  The couple had (at least) 1 child. Mabelle E CHOWNING  was born 1 October 1898 in Whitfield, Kentucky, USA.  Mabelle E died 24 June 1984 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.  Mabelle E was the child of James Thomas CHOWNING and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" WIGGINTON.

Ernest Ervin MCCLAIN died 11 January 1989 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA.



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Ernest Ervin MCCLAIN married flag photo of Mabelle E CHOWNING  Mabelle E CHOWNING-- Date: 16 October 1919 Place: Jeffersonville, Indiana, USA
Mabelle E CHOWNING was the child of James Thomas CHOWNING and Mary Elizabeth "Lizzie" WIGGINTON




Children of Ernest Ervin MCCLAIN and Mabelle E CHOWNING:

Grave has been locatedflag photo of Ervin Arnold MCCLAIN  Ervin Arnold MCCLAIN (b.5 April 1922, Louisville, Kentucky, USA  d. 16 June 2007, Louisville, Kentucky, USA)
m. Barbara Lucille MASON 4 February 1944



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birth1895 Birth
19 March 1895
Shelby, Kentucky, USA

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News1898 - December 10 – The Treaty of Paris is signed, ending the Spanish-American War
NewsWilliam McKinley, the 25th president of the United States, was shot on the grounds of the Pan-American Exposition in the Temple of Music in Buffalo, New York, on September 6, 1901, six months into his second term. He was shaking hands with the public when an anarchist, Leon Czolgosz, shot him twice in the abdomen. (wikipedia)
News1904 - June 28 - U.S. begins construction of Panama Canal
Invention 1906 - August 22 – The first Victor Victrola, a phonographic record player, was manufactured, revolutionizing the way people listened to music at home.
Invention In 1906, Reginald Fessenden made the first AM radio broadcast on December 24th. This event marked a significant advancement in radio technology, paving the way for the modern broadcasting industry.

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News1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship
marriage1919 Marriage / Partner
Ernest Ervin MCCLAIN and Mabelle E CHOWNING 16 October 1919, Jeffersonville, Indiana, USA

He was 24 years old.
1922 Birth of Child
Ervin Arnold MCCLAIN was born 5 April 1922, Louisville, Kentucky, USA

Ernest Ervin was 27 years old.
Invention 1927 - The aerosol can is invented (Erik Rotheim, Norway)
News1929 - October 29 - Black Tuesday - Stock market crash - The Great Depression Begins - It lasted until 1941 (WW2)
News1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem
Invention 1934 - The metal beverage can is invented (American Can Co., United States)
Invention 1935 - The snowmobile was invented by Joseph Bombardier (Quebec, Canada)
Invention 1940 - April - 1st electron microscope demonstrated (RCA), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
News1941 - December 8 - (the day after the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor) United States declares war on Japan (WW2)
Invention The microwave oven was invented accidentally in 1945 by Percy Spencer, a Raytheon engineer. While testing a magnetron, he noticed microwaves melted a candy bar in his pocket. Experimenting further, he discovered microwaves could cook food quickly. Raytheon patented the process, and by 1947, they built the first commercial microwave oven, called the 'Radarange.' Initially used in commercial settings, microwaves became affordable for home use by the 1960s and 1970s, revolutionizing cooking.
News1945 - On September 2, 1945, World War II officially ended with the formal surrender of Japan. The surrender ceremony took place aboard the USS Missouri in Tokyo Bay, where Japanese officials signed the Instrument of Surrender in the presence of Allied representatives, including General Douglas MacArthur and Admiral Chester Nimitz.
News1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea
News1953 - On July 27, 1953, the Korean War ended with the signing of an armistice agreement at Panmunjom. This ceasefire halted the conflict between North Korea, supported by China and the Soviet Union, and South Korea, backed by United Nations forces primarily from the United States. The agreement established the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) near the 38th parallel, effectively maintaining the pre-war boundary and creating a buffer zone between the two Koreas.
News1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon
News1962 - The Cuban Missile Crisis was a tense 13-day standoff in October 1962 between the United States and the Soviet Union over the installation of Soviet nuclear missiles in Cuba, just 90 miles from the U.S. coast. The crisis is considered the closest the Cold War came to escalating into a full-scale nuclear war. It began when American spy planes discovered the missiles, leading to a U.S. naval blockade of Cuba and intense negotiations. The crisis ended when Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev agreed to remove the missiles in exchange for the U.S. promising not to invade Cuba and secretly agreeing to remove American missiles from Turkey.
News 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.
NewsIn 1963, on November 22, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas, while riding in a motorcade through Dealey Plaza. The assassination shocked the nation and the world, leading to widespread mourning and a period of intense national introspection. Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson was sworn in as the 36th President of the United States shortly after Kennedy's death. The assassination sparked numerous conspiracy theories and investigations, with the Warren Commission ultimately concluding that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone in the assassination. Kennedy's death had a profound impact on American politics and society, marking the end of an era often referred to as 'Camelot.'
NewsJune 17, 1972 – August 9, 1974 - Watergate Scandal began with the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in Washington, D.C., in 1972. Members of President Richard Nixon's administration attempted to cover up their involvement. The scandal led to the discovery of multiple abuses of power by the Nixon administration, the resignation of President Nixon in 1974, and the indictment of several administration officials.
News1973 - January 22 - Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 and Doe v. Bolton, 410 U.S. 179: The U.S. Supreme Court declares that the Constitution protects women’s right to terminate an early pregnancy, thus making abortion legal in the U.S.
News1973 - March 29 - The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam
Invention The cell phone was invented by Martin Cooper of Motorola. On April 3, 1973, he made the first handheld mobile phone call with the Motorola DynaTAC. This device weighed 2.5 pounds and was 10 inches long, offering 30 minutes of talk time and requiring 10 hours to charge. The first commercial cell phone was released in 1983, revolutionizing communication and leading to the modern smartphones we use today.
News1981 - June 5 - First reported case of AIDS (Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome)
1984 Death of Spouse/Partner
Mabelle E CHOWNING died 24 June 1984, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
News1986 - January 28 - Space Shuttle Challenger accident - The Space Shuttle Challenger disaster occurred on January 28, 1986, when the shuttle broke apart 73 seconds into its flight, leading to the deaths of its seven crew members.
death1989 Death
11 January 1989
Louisville, Kentucky, USA

He died at the age of 93.


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