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flag    Leo George  BAKER

  (b. 24 December 1911Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA   d. 28 July 1993Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA )  
Age: 81
Cause of Death: cardio-respiratory arrest
Summary: Leo George BAKER was born 24 December 1911 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA. Leo George BAKER was the child of Reuben BAKER and Marie Albina Clarinda RENAUD and the grandchild of: (paternal)  John BAKER and Jane DAVIS (maternal)  Edouard RENAUD dit LOCAS and Parmelia (Adelina) MARTIN

He married  Evelyn Pearl FEIGE 10 January 1932 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. Evelyn Pearl FEIGE  was born 4 March 1912 in Thompson, Connecticut, USA .  She died 18 October 1981 in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA .  She was the daughter of Willard S FEIGE and Anna R KORCH.

Leo George BAKER died 28 July 1993 in Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA.

Occupation: optical worker



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June 15, 1800 - The U.S. capital is moved from Philadelphia to Washington, DC.

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Main Street, looking W. Southbridge, Mass.

Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
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American Optical Co. - 1910

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Leo George BAKER married flag   Evelyn Pearl FEIGE-- Date: 10 January 1932 Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
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Evelyn Pearl FEIGE was the daughter of Willard S FEIGE and Anna R KORCH


Name: Evelyn Pearl Feige
Marriage Year: 1932
Marriage Place: Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
Volume Number: 53
Page Number: 86
Index Volume Number: 108
Reference Number: F63.M36 v.108

Ancestry.com. Massachusetts, Marriage Index, 1901-1955 and 1966-1970 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2013.

Children:

flag   Joan Evelyn BAKER (b.18 July 1932, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. 24 March 2016, Northborough, Massachusetts, USA )
m. Robert DAVIS 1957

flag   Richard Leo BAKER (b.18 June 1934, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA  d. 10 May 1999, Webster, Massachusetts, USA)
m. Mary Elizabeth SHEEHAN 

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1993 Death. Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts.
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Massachusetts Vital Records, 1911–1915 (From original records held by the Massachusetts Archives. Online database: NewEnglandAncestors.org, New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2008.)

World History 1912 - April 15 - Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic
At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912, the British ocean liner Titanic sinks into the North Atlantic Ocean ...Read MORE...


USA 1913 - October 31 – The Lincoln Highway, the first automobile road across the United States, is dedicated.
MANY STATES TO DEDICATE HIGHWAY
New Route Across Continent Will Be Inaugurated With Many...Read MORE...


USA 1913 - December 23 – The Federal Reserve System is created as the central banking system of the United States by Woodrow Wilson's signature of the Federal Reserve Act.

www.wikipedia.org - December 23, 1913

USA 1914 - Woodrow Wilson signs a Mother's Day proclamation.
GIVES APPROVAL TO MOTHERS' DAY
President Wilson Acts on Joint Resolution of Congress
FLAGS...Read MORE...


World History 1914 - August 1 - World War I begins: Germany declares war on Russia and France and invades Belgium
August 1, 1914 - Germany declares war on Russia. France and Belgium begin full...Read MORE...


USA 1915 - January 25 - First United States coast-to-coast long-distance telephone call,
facilitated by a newly invented vacuum tube amplifier, ceremonially inaugurated by Alexander Graham ...Read MORE...


World History 1915 - May 7 – WWI: Sinking of the RMS Lusitania: British ocean liner RMS Lusitania is sunk by Imperial German Navy U-boat U-20 off the south-west coast of Ireland, killing 1,198 civilians en route from New York to Liverpool.

www.wikipedia.org - May 7, 1915

USA 1916 - On May 30, 1916, President Woodrow Wilson issued a presidential proclamation establishing a national Flag Day on June 14.

www.americaslibrary.gov - May 30, 1916

USA 1917 - March 2 – The enactment of the Jones Act grants Puerto Ricans United States citizenship.
Citizenship for Porto Ricans.
From the New York Herald.

With the passage of the new government...Read MORE...


USA 1917 - April 6 – WWI: The United States declares war on Germany.
U.S. At War
GERMAN SHIPS ARE SEIZED
HOUSE PASSES WAR BILL BY VOTE 373-50

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USA 1917 - June 5 – WWI: Conscription begins in the United States.
AVERAGE MAN HAS A 20 TO 1 CHANCE OF BEING DRAFTED
But He Must Register on Tuesday or Go to...Read MORE...



World History 1918 - October 31 – The Hungarian government terminates the personal union with Austria, officially dissolving the Austro-Hungarian empire.

www.wikipedia.org - October 31, 1918


World History 1919 - June 28 - The Treaty of Versailles is signed, blaming Germany for World War I and creating a League of Nations
World War I (1914-1918) was finally over. This first global conflict had claimed from 9 million to...Read MORE...


USA 1919 - October 28 – Prohibition in the United States is authorized:
The United States Congress passes the Volstead Act over President Woodrow Wilson's veto....Read MORE...


1920 Sayles St., Southbridge, Massachusetts
Reuben, age 44. He is listed as having been born in Massachusetts. His parents are listed as having ...Read MORE...



USA 1924 - June 2 - Congress Granted Citizenship to All Native Americans Born in the U.S.
Citizenship Given Indians
- Long Beach Press -

Every native-born Indian in this country is...Read MORE...


World History 1929 - February 11 - Independent State of Vatican City created by Lateran Treaty
Lateran Concordat of 1929
On February 11th, 1929, an historic treaty was signed between the...Read MORE...


USA 1929 - St Valentine's Day Massacre
Gunmen of Alphonse Capone (1899-1947) murder seven rival Chicago mobsters in the "St. Valentine's...Read MORE...



1930
Baker Edward E. (Edythe L), foreman Am Op Co, h 185 Chapin
Baker Leo, emp Am Op Co, r 185...Read MORE...


1930
Leo Baker is living on Chapin St. in Southbridge with his brother Edward and Edward’s wife, Edith....Read MORE...


World History 1930 - February 18 - Pluto is discovered
Pluto was discovered at the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, by astronomer Clyde W....Read MORE...


1931
Baker Edward E. (Edythe L.), foreman Am Op Co, h 185 Chapin
Baker Leo emp Am Op Co, r 185...Read MORE...


USA 1931 - March 3 – The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the United States National anthem.
ANTHEM BILL PASSED
WASHINGTON - March 3 - (AP) - The Senate today passed and sent to the House a...Read MORE...


USA 1931 - May 1 - The Empire State Building Opens
President Herbert Hoover pressed a button in Washington, D.C., and on came the lights in the...Read MORE...


1932 Marriage / Partner
Leo George BAKER and Evelyn Pearl FEIGE 10 January 1932, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1932 - May 20–May 21 – Amelia Earhart flies from the USA to Derry, Northern Ireland in 14 hours 54 minutes.
Amelia Earhart is First Woman to Fly Atlantic Ocean Alone

New York, May 21. (AP) - Word was...Read MORE...


1932 Birth of Child
Joan Evelyn BAKER was born 18 July 1932, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA


USA 1933 - April 19 – The United States officially goes off the gold standard.
U.S. Off the Gold Standard
First Time in Half Century

United States' Action in Leaving Gold...Read MORE...


USA 1933 - November 8 – New Deal: U.S. President Franklin D. Roosevelt unveils the Civil Works Administration, an organization designed to create jobs for more than 4 million of the unemployed.

www.wikipedia.org - November 8, 1933

USA 1933 - December 5 – The 21st Amendment to the United States Constitution is passed, repealing Prohibition.
Obey Rum Law, F.D.R. Urges
WASHINGTON, Dec. 5. (AP) - President Roosevelt late today signed a...Read MORE...


1934 Birth of Child
Richard Leo BAKER was born 18 June 1934, Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
USA 1935 - Dust Bowl: The great dust storm in the United States hits eastern New Mexico and Colorado, and western Oklahoma the hardest.
LIFE IN DUST BOWL OF UNITED STATES BEING RULED TODAY BY THREE WORDS - "IF IT RAINS"

By Robert...Read MORE...


USA 1935 - August 14 – United States President Franklin Roosevelt signs the Social Security Act into law.
Roosevelt Sees New Steps To Social Security For Nation
WASHINGTON, Aug. 15. (AP). - President...Read MORE...


USA 1935 - September 30 - Roosevelt Dedicates Boulder Dam (later to be known as Hoover Dam)
Government Spending Is To Be Ended
Private Industry Mus Now Maintain Recovery Pay Says F.R.

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1936
Baker, Leo (Evelyn), emp Am Op Co, h 42 Sayles
1936 Massachusetts City Directory - Southbridge

USA 1937 - May 6 – Hindenburg disaster:
In the United States, the German airship Hindenburg bursts into flame when mooring to a mast in...Read MORE...


USA 1938 - October 24 - The minimum wage is established by law in the United States.

www.wikipedia.org - October 24, 1938

USA 1939 - April 30 - World's Fair opens in New York City

April 30, 1939

World History 1939 - September 1 - World War II begins: Germany invades Poland

September 1, 1939

1940 Southbridge, Worcester, Massachusetts
42 Sayles Street
Baker Leo, head, 28, b. MA, optician, American Optical, $1600
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World History 1940 - May 10 - Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of Great Britain

May 10, 1940

USA 1941 - January 13 – All persons born in Puerto Rico since this day are declared U.S. citizens by birth, through U.S. federal law.

www.wikipedia.org - January 13, 1941

USA 1941 - December 7 - Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor
Attack on Pearl Harbor: Aircraft flying from Imperial Japanese Navy carriers launch a surprise...Read MORE...


USA 1941 - December 8 - WWII: President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech"
President of the United States Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers his "Infamy Speech" to a Joint...Read MORE...


World History 1941 - December 11 - Germany and Italy declare war on the United States. The U.S. responds in kind.

www.wikipedia.org - December 11, 1941


USA 1942 - June 4–June 7 – WWII: The Battle of Midway: The Japanese naval advance in the Pacific is halted.


Naval History and Heritage Command (www.youtube.com) - June 7, 1942

USA 1942 - December 1 – Gasoline rationing begins in the United States.
License Numbers To Be on Coupons

When individuals obtain their basic "A" gasoline rationing...Read MORE...


USA 1943 - February 7 – WWII: In the United States, it is announced that shoe rationing will go into effect in 2 days.
Steps in Rationing Listed

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7 (AP) - Step forward in your last pair of unrationed ...Read MORE...


USA 1943 - Penicillin first used successfully to treat a patient
PENICILLIN IS NEW ERA IN MEDICINE

Changes Method Of War On Germs; Pales "Glory" Of Sulfa

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World History 1944 - June 6 - WWII – D-Day:
155,000 Allied troops shipped from England land on the beaches of Normandy in northern France,...Read MORE...




World History 1945 - September 2 - World War II ends
WORLD IS AT PEACE
Japan Surrenders Formally, Unconditionally to Allies in Short Ritual; V-J Day...Read MORE...


World History 1947 - February 25 - The German state of Prussia is officially abolished by the Allied Control Council.

www.wikipedia.org - February 25, 1947

World History 1948 - The State of Israel is officially created
On May 14, 1948, David Ben-Gurion, the head of the Jewish Agency, proclaimed the establishment of...Read MORE...


1949
Baker, Leo (Evelyn), emp Am Op Co, h 42 Sayles
1949 Manning's Southbridge Directory

World History 1949 - The Soviet Union successfully detonates an atomic weapon


World History 1949 - Communists under Mao assume power in China
Mao Zedong proclaims People’s Republic of China

"Naming himself head of state, communist...Read MORE...


USA 1950 - January 31 - President Harry S. Truman orders the development of the hydrogen bomb, in response to the detonation of the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb in 1949

www.wikipedia.org - January 31, 1950

World History 1950 - June 25 - Korean War begins when North Korean forces invade South Korea
Armed forces from communist North Korea smash into South Korea, setting off the Korean War. The...Read MORE...


USA 1953 - Dr. Jonas Salk, University of Pittsburg, announced successful testing of polio vaccine

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World History 1953 - July 27 - Korean War ends
After three years of a bloody and frustrating war, the United States, the People's Republic of...Read MORE...


World History 1957 - October 4 - USSR launches Sputnik 1 - Space race begins
Russian People Tickled Pink at Success of Their Sputnik

MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian people are...Read MORE...


USA 1958 - NASA formed


USA 1960 - Civil Rights Act of 1960
The Civil Rights Act of 1960 (enacted May 6, 1960) was a United States federal law that established ...Read MORE...


USA 1961 - Vietnam War officially begins with 900 military advisors landing in Saigon


World History 1961 - East Germany begins construction of the Berlin Wall


USA 1962 - Cuban Missile Crisis


USA 1962 - April 21 - Seattle World's Fair (Century 21 Exposition) opens

www.e-referencedesk.com/ resources/ state-history-timeline/ washington.html - April 21, 1962

USA 1963 - I Have a Dream Speech - Martin Luther King's Address at March on Washington August 28, 1963.


USA 1963 - November 22 - American President John F. Kennedy assassinated by Lee Harvey Oswald in Dallas, Texas
On Friday, November 22, 1963, a shockwave ran through the whole nation, followed by grief....Read MORE...


USA 1964 - April 22 - World's Fair opens in New York City

April 22, 1964

USA 1964 - Civil Rights Act of 1964
This act, signed into law by President Lyndon Johnson on July 2, 1964, prohibited discrimination in ...Read MORE...


1965
Baker Leo G. (Evelyn P) optn AO h 42 Sayles
Polk's Southbridge (Worcester County, Mass.) City Directory 1965

USA 1965 - Vietnam War - First U.S. ground combat forces arrive in South Vietnam


USA 1968 - Civil Rights Act of 1968
Also known as the Fair Housing Act of 1968
Congress passed the act in an effort to impose a...Read MORE...


USA 1968 - Marin Luther King, Jr. Killed
At 6:05 P.M. on Thursday, 4 April 1968, Martin Luther King was shot dead while standing on a...Read MORE...


USA 1968 - Presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy assassinated on June 6 in Los Angeles


World History 1969 - July 20 - Apollo 11 - Man lands on the moon
AMERICAN FLAG WAVING ON THE MOON
Taken There By Spacemen

SPACE CENTER, Houston (AP) - Two...Read MORE...


USA 1970 - April 22 - The First Earth Day
Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin was disturbed that an issue as important as our environment was ...Read MORE...


USA 1970 - Kent State shootings - May 4 - Kent, Ohio

May 4, 1970

USA 1972 - Watergate


USA 1973 - March 29 – The last United States soldier leaves Vietnam.

March 29, 1973

USA Equal Credit Opportunity Act of 1974
Equal Credit Opportunity Act passes in the US. Until then, banks required single, widowed or...Read MORE...


USA 1974 - Richard Nixon resigns Presidency over Watergate


USA 1977 - Elvis Presley dies, August 16, 1977, in Memphis, Tennessee, USA

August 16, 1977

USA 1979 - Iran hostage crisis begins


USA 1979 - Three Mile Island nuclear accident - March 28


World History 1979 - May 4 - Margaret Thatcher becomes the first female prime minister of Great Britain

May 4, 1979


USA 1981 - Attempted assassination of Ronald Reagan by John Hinckley


USA President Ronald Reagan nominates Sandra Day O’Connor to be the first woman on the Supreme Court, 1981

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World History 1981 - First reported case of AIDS


World History 1981 - Voyager 2 reaches Saturn


1981 Death of Spouse/Partner
Evelyn Pearl FEIGE died 18 October 1981, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
USA Joan Benoit wins the first women’s Olympic Marathon, 1984
At the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles, Joan Benoit (today known as Joan Benoit Samuelson)...Read MORE...


World History 1985 - May 16 - Hole in Ozone layer is discovered by British scientists
The discovery of the annual depletion of ozone above the Antarctic was first announced in a paper...Read MORE...


USA 1986 - Iran-Contra scandal breaks


USA 1986 - Space Shuttle Challenger accident


World History 1989 - In response to massive protests, the East German government allows East Berliners to cross into West Berlin. The dismantling of the Berlin Wall begins shortly after.


World History 1989 - December 3 - Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev and US President George H. W. Bush, declare the Cold War over

onthisday.com - December 3, 1989

World History 1990 - German reunification officially completed according to the constitution of the Federal Republic of Germany


World History 1990 - Iraq invades Kuwait, beginning the Persian Gulf War
"At about 2 a.m. local time, Iraqi forces invade Kuwait, Iraq’s tiny, oil-rich neighbor. Kuwait’s...Read MORE...


USA 1991 - Gulf War


USA 1991 - U.S. led coalition defeats Iraqi military forces and liberates Kuwait in Operation Desert Storm


World History 1991 - Mikhail Gorbachev resigns as President of the Soviet Union; Effective legal dissolution of the U.S.S.R.


USA 1992 - Hurricane Andrew causes devastation in Florida and Louisiana


1993 Death
Massachusetts, Death Index, 1970-2003
name: Leo G Baker
event: Death
event date: 28 Jul...Read MORE...


1993
Town of Southbridge, Massachusetts
Official Death Certificate

SOUTHBRIDGE - Leo G. Baker, 81, of 272 South St., died yesterday in Harrington Hospital after an illness.

His wife, Evelyn P. (Feige) Baker, died in 1981. He leaves two sons, Richard L. and Bruce S. Baker, both of Sturbridge a daughter, Joan E. Davis of Northboro four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He was born in Southbridge, son of Reuben and Marie C. (Renaud) Baker, and lived here all of his life.

Mr. Baker worked in the lens division of American Optical Corp. for 51 years, retiring in 1976. He was a member of its Quarter Century Club.

A memorial Mass will be at noon Saturday in St. Mary's Church, 263 Hamilton St. After cremation, burial will be at the convenience of the family. There are no calling hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Arthritis Foundation, Massachusetts Chapter, 124 Watertown St., Watertown 02172. Daniel T. Morrill Funeral Home, 130 Hamilton St., is directing arrangements.

Leo is buried at: St. George’s Cemetery
Paige Hill
Southbridge, Massachusetts
Southbridge, Massachusetts, USA
(508)-765-0601

Leo was cremated. His ashes were scattered in the far left corner (from the road) of St. George's cemetery on Paige Hill in Southbridge, Massachusetts.

Added: 12/16/1999 12:00:00 AM

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