Liberty Union-Thurston Alumni
Liberty Union High School Alumni Association
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 Baltimore, Ohio 43105
Liberty Union High School Alumni Association

Class of 1940


Franklin Delano Roosevelt is president of the US

Winston Churchill becomes prime minister of England

Joseph Stalin orders exiled Communist leader Leon Trotsky murdered in Mexico

The improvisatory "bebop" style of modern jazz is developed by Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker, and Thelonious Mark

FDR is elected to a third term

The Lend-Lease Act passes, allowing the US to help Britain fight World War II

The first McDonald's restaurant opens in in San Bernardino, California

Chuck Norris, Al Pacino, Ringo Starr, Martin Sheen, and Frank Zappa are born

Cincinnati Reds win the World Series

Chicago Bears win the NFL championship

New York Rangers win the Stanley Cup

Bugs Bunny makes his official debut in the animated cartoon A Wild Hare


 Class of 1940

Front Row: Irene Comechis, Charlotte Burton, Helen Whittington, Evelyn Jones, Jean Roshon,

Vanetta George, Gewen Samsel, Donna Roley, Frances Murphy

Middle Row: Minnie Mae Crist, Irene Groves, Phyllis Hanna, Richard Raver, Melvin Williams, Roy VonIns, Cecil Fisher, William Roley Ronnie Peters - Coach

Third Row: Dale England, George Dresbach, Max Wagner, Charles Landis, Forest Poling, Grover Blosser, Don Bibler, Ossie Weller

Opal (Kaufman) Wacker & Cecil "Pud" Fisher at 2005 Alumni Banquet