Leslie E. Salsbury

Leslie's restoration is one of a number of flush to the ground military monuments which have been very time consuming in order to properly restore & share with everyone ... We are excited to finally have the opportunity to honor him today...
 The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

 The Good Cemeterian, 2018

The Good Cemeterian, 2018

Leslie Eavey Salsbury was born in Port Tampa City on October 29th 1907 to Louis Salsbury and Mary Rosalind Tinny Salsbury…

☆ Interesting events that occurred in the United States in Mr. Salsbury's birth year of 1907 included...

▪ On January 23rd, 1907 Charles Curtis from Kansas became the first Native American United States Senator...

▪ April 17th 1907 went down as the busiest day of immigration in the history of Ellis Island...(1907 was the busiest year ever seen at Ellis Island, with 1.1 million total immigrants arriving to the United States)

▪ On September 7th 1907, the new passenger liner RMS Lusitania made its maiden voyage from Liverpool, England to New York City...

At the onset of the First World War, the Royal Navy had blockaded Germany...When RMS Lusitania left New York for Britain on May 1st 1915 German submarine warfare was intensifying in the Atlantic ocean... Germany had declared the seas around the United Kingdom a war zone, and the German embassy in the United States even placed a newspaper advertisement warning people of the dangers of sailing aboard the Lusitania....On the afternoon of May 7th, 1915, a German U-boat torpedoed Lusitania, 11 miles off the Southern coast of Ireland and within the declared war zone. A second, unexplained, internal explosion sent her to the seabed in just 18 minutes resulting in the deaths of 1,198 passengers and crew...

▪ On November 16th, 1907 Indian Territory and Oklahoma Territory became Oklahoma, which is admitted as the 46th state in the Union...

▪ On December 31st, 1907 the first electric ball dropped in Times Square to ring in the New Year of 1908...
 

Leslie was employed as a stenographer when he married his wife Catherine “Caity” Lenora  Miller in Pinellas County, Florida on May 29th 1940…

Leslie served the United States Naval Reserves during the Second World War… He enlisted in Atlanta, Georgia on June 14th 1943 and on May 23rd 1944 was transferred to Flight Sound School in Key West, Florida...

Leslie Eavey Salsbury passed away on November 9th 1968....

 

☆ Leslie Eavey Salsbury☆

☆Proud Veteran of the Second World War ☆
☆Beloved Son & Husband☆

...Before & After...

 
 
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published by: jen armbruster
the good cemeterian historical preservation project, 2018