19 June 1883–29 March 1951 (Age 67) Nebraska, United States
The Life of Elizabeth Miers
Elizabeth Miers Lee was born on 19 June 1883, in Nebraska, United States. She had at least 1 son with Patrick Frank Manley. She died on 29 March 1951, in Pueblo, Colorado, United States, at the age of 67.
The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project
The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.
1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).