Old Post Files for Monday, Oct. 20, 2014

Published 2:25 pm Monday, October 20, 2014

70 Years Ago: 1944

Richard Conner, with the Air Force, is promoted to the rank of major.

60 Years Ago: 1954

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William K. Rawdon is elected to membership in Phi Beta Kappa, national honorary fraternity at Yale University.

50 Years Ago: 1964

Mrs. Ben Kremer is elected president of the Country Club Auxiliary.

40 Years Ago: 1974

John M. Tully, president of Anderson-Tully Company, is named Outstanding Lumberman of the Year at the annual Loggers Luncheon at Memphis.

30 Years Ago: 1984

Lee Barber, owner of Lee’s Body Shop, has broken glass replaced in his shop, which was shattered by high winds and heavy rain during a storm.

20 Years Ago: 1994

Henrietta Hall Dies at the age of 104. • Reece Liewellyn Wilber celebrates his first birthday.

10 Years Ago: 2004

Twenty-nine engineers from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers districts across the country are in Vicksburg to learn better ways to tame erosion around rivers.