Lessie Mills

15 February 1917–1964 (Age 46)
Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Lessie

Lessie Mills was born on 15 February 1917, in Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, United States as the son of Grant Titus and Clara Mills-Titus. He died in 1964, in Darlington, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 47.

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Grant Titus
Clara Mills-Titus
–1984
Lessie Mills
1917–1964

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (3)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 2

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1949 · Briggs vs. Elliot

Age 32

Briggs v Elliot is filed with the federal court in South Carolina. The idea is that parents of African American students want bus transportation for their students. This request is later combined with Brown v the Board of Education case.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: variant of Mill 1.2 English: either a metronymic form of Mill 2, or a variant of Miles .3 Irish: in Ulster this is the English name, but elsewhere in Ireland it may be a translation of a Gaelic topographic byname, an Mhuilinn ‘of the mill’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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