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The Life and Times of
Ronald Lee Mayo

This Time Line of the life and times of Ronald Lee Mayo is designed to include His primary personal and immediate family member life events (shown below in red) along with the context of universal cultural, social, political, military, economic, and health events of those times plus the concurrent technological innovations that may have impacted the lives of Ronald Lee Mayo and His immediate family members during His lifetime. It is hoped that reviewing His known personal life events within the context of these other various contemporary influences upon His life will help you better understand and appreciate life and times of Ronald Lee Mayo.

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1930 Max Theiler develops a yellow fever vaccine.

Twinkies & Jiffy biscuit mix & dry soup mix introduced

William Wirt, who pioneered Carnegie's German Wundt school system in Gary, Indiana and tried it in New York, is committed to an insane asylum in Washington, D.C where he died in 1932. Wirt was committed because he began to make public speeches saying that he had been part of a world wide conspiracy to bring about a controlled state in the hands of certain people.

1931 Fluoride in drinking water is found to be the cause of brown teeth - now known as dental fluorosis.

1931 I.G. Farben and Alcoa Aluminum sign Alig Agreement pooling patents.

Bisquick & Vidalia onions & tacos in LA & refrigerator biscuits introduced

H.Trendley Dean of the U.S. Public Health Service initiates studies on fluorides under the jurisdiction of Treasury Secretary Andrew Mellon. Mellon is founder of Alcoa aluminum, who is one of the main suppliers of sodium fluoride as a by-product of aluminum manufacture. He publishes a study showing that, at 1ppm, fluoride results in the reduction of tooth decay.

Roosevelt endorses polio "immune serum", precursor to vaccines in 1950's.

1932 The US Public Health Service initiates a study in Tuskegee, Alabama where black men are given syphilis. Four hundred men were unwittingly given the disease. No medical care was offered. The study ended when it was discovered in 1972, after 40 years. The office supervising this study was the predecessor of the Center for Disease Control.

Fritos introduced

Third International Congress of Eugenics held in New York. Dr. Theodore Russell Robie of the Essex County Mental Hygiene Clinic in New Jersey presents "Selective Sterilzation for Race Culture", in which he called for the sterilzation of at least 14 million Americans who had received low IQ scores since World War I.

1933 Hitler becomes Chancellor of Germany

1933 I.G. Farben gives Nazis 4.5 million RM.

1933 Outbreak of encephalitis in St. Louis, Missouri.

Color printing used in road maps by 1933

Danish researcher Thorvald Madsen discovers the Pertussis vaccine's ability to kill infants without warning (SID). He reports that two babies vaccinated immediately after birth died in a few minutes.

First Inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1933

Vaccination programs against Yellow Fever begin in the United States.

World Fair in Chicago has amoebic dysentary outbreak.

1934 - 1936 Northern Expedition by Kuomintang

1934 Drs. Chaffee and Light publish manuscript entitled "A Method for Remote Control of Electrical Stimulation of the Nervous System".

1934 IG. Farbenindustrie completely under Nazi control.

Ritz crackers & Hawaiian Punch & Rutgers tomatoes introduced


Ronald Lee Mayo born on January 11, 1935

1935 - 1936 Second Italo-Abyssinian War

1935 Lobotomy introduced in the United States. In the next 30 years, over 100,000 people would have their brain mutilated in American institutions. At the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Dr. Orlando J. Andy would apply lobotomy to six-year-old children.

Sloppy joes introduced


His wife, Anna Rae Blaylock Mayo, born on July 15, 1936

1936 - 1939 Spanish Civil War

I.G. Farben produces Zyklon B gas for extermination camps.

Pertussis vaccine introduced in the United States.


1937 - 1945 Second Sino-Japanese War

1937 AMA "approves" drug sulfanilamide with diethylene glycol. Kills more than 100 people.

1937 Another outbreak of encephalitis in St. Louis, Missouri.

SPAM & Krispy Kreme introduced

Second Inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1937

The Neutrality Acts of 1937 & 1939


1938 Germany invades Austria.

1938 Sandoz Pharmaceuticals, now a subsidiary of I.G. Farben, begins manufacture of LSD / Lysergic acid.

Canned soda introduced

Food, Drug and Cosmetics Act certifies 19 dyes for use in foods.

German chemist Schrader discovers Sarin, 10 times more lethal than Tabun, which is later dumped into planetary water supplies to placate the population.

Reich Air Ministry is shipped 500 tons of tetra-ethyl lead gas additive from Standard Oil of New Jersey (EthylStandard) in the United States, through I.G. Farben, with payment secured through Brown Brothers Harriman on Sept 21, 1938.

The idea of "booster shots" arose as a "solution" to poor antibody response in infants and newborns. These become customary in the 1940's.

Ugo Cerletti becomes the first to use electroconvulsive treatment in fascist Italy. The first victim was a 39 year old engineer who was found wandering on trains without a ticket. Present at this event was Lothar Kalinowsky, who would become a member of the American Psychiatric Association and an avid promoter of electroshock in the United States.

Waffles introduced


1939 - 1941 World War II

1939 Germany invades western Poland. Russia invades eastern Poland. Both Germany and Russia commit atrocities and mass murder.

1939 Health Practitioners Law (Heilpraktikergesetz) is put into practice in Germany. Allowed psychotherapists to advance their professional claims within the field of health and medicine during the Third Reich. The law ended the 'freedom to cure' that had existed in Germany since 1870. The 'freedom to cure' which had given personal and professional access to all aspects of healing, current and future, instead of the narrowly defined parameters which exist today. In future, the government would supervise all training of medical personnel, including officially approved health practitioners.

1939 Psychiatrists in Brandenburg Germany begin operation of gas chambers to kill mental patients.

Dr.Emanuel Josephson reveals AMA coverup of Vitamin E benefits.

Dr.Weston Price, a research dentist, publishes "Nutrition and Physical Degeneration- A Comparison of Primitive and Modern Diets and Their Effects", which argued that refined foods and sugar causes physical degeneration and disease as opposed to natural unrefined foods.

Nazi holocaust murders Jews and other minorities



1940 Winston Churchill becomes Prime Minister of England

American intake of petroleum-based food colorings/additives increases ten-fold.

Soviet concentration camps maintained by fluoride administration to inmates to decrease resistance to authority and induce physical deteriorization.


1941 - 1945 World War II

1941 AMA "approves" I.G. Farben subsidiary "sulfathiazole", a short acting oral and topical antimicrobial sulfa drug.

Among the American corporations supporting Germany were Sterling Drug (Bayer).

M & Ms & Cheerios introduced

Roosevelt's Infamy Speech Dec. 8, 1941

The Atlantic Charter Aug. 14, 1941

The Declaration of War on Germany Dec. 11, 1941

The Declaration of War on Japan Dec. 8, 1941

Third Inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1941


Corn dogs introduced

Epidemic of typhus in Egypt and North Africa 1942 into 1943.

Germany becomes world's largest producer of aluminum

I.G. Farben known to be operating using slave labor from Nazi camps.


1943 American vaccine researcher Pearl Kendrick reports that adding a metallic salt seemed to heighten the capacity of the Pertussis vaccine to produce anti-bodies. Pearl Kendrick is the researcher that urged that Pertussis vaccine be combined with Diptheria vaccine. Later the Tetanus vaccine was added, producing the DPT Vaccine.

1943 General vaccine program against influenza begins in the US.

1943 Infantile paralysis epidemic kills 1200 and cripples more in US.

1943 Researchers from the US Public Health Service examine the health of residents of Bartlett, Texas to see if the 8ppm fluoride in the drinking water was affecting their health. It was checked again in 1953. They find that the death rate in Bartlett was three times higher than a neighboring town which contained 0.4 ppm fluoride.

Chicago-style pizza introduced

Child psychologist LeoKanner observes a new illness appearing in US children. The problem became known as "autism".

Dr. John Tinterta rediscovers the vital importance of the endocrine system, and connects sugar use to production of hyper-adrenocortic episodes in humans intolerent to sugar. This is where adrenal hormones are suppressed, producing inability to think clearly, allergies, inability to handle alcohol, depression, apprehension, craving for sweets and low blood pressure.

Penicillin "successfully used in the treatment of chronic diseases".

The Journal of the American Medical Association on September 18, 1943, states, "fluorides are general protoplasmic poisons, changing the permeability of the cell membrane by inhibiting certain enzymes. The exact mechanism of such actions are obscure. The sources of fluorine intoxication are drinking water containing 1ppm or more of fluorine, fluorine compounds used as insecticidal sprays for fruits and vegetables (cryolite and barium fluoro- silicate) and the mining and conversion of phosphate rock to superphosphate, which is used as a fertilizer. That process alone releases approximately 25,000 tons of pure fluorine into the atmosphere annually."


1944 The American Cancer Society (ACS) is reorganized, chiefly under the wing of Albert Lasker (an advertising tycoon) and Elmer Bobst (president of two drug companies, Hoffman LaRoche and Warner Lambert). Mary Lasker in New York was the driving force of the ACS for decades. The Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation, which is based on the Lasker advertising fortune, provides the impetus to dominate cancer research.

Asperger in Vienna describes the first cases of adult "autism" to appear.


1945 - 1949 Chinese Civil War

Dr. Edwin Katzen-Ellenbogen, former member of the faculty at Harvard Medical School, sentenced to life in prison at Nuremberg for his role at Buchenwald.

Due to the severity of the war crimes committed by IG Farben during World War II, after the war it was split into several smaller companies which then recombined themselves into Agfa, BASF, Bayer, and Hoechst - with several convicted war criminals running those companies.

Fourth Inauguration of President Franklin D. Roosevelt 1945

Japan surrenders twice, followed by US bombing of Hiroshima/Nagasaki and a third and final unconditional surrender September 2, 1945.

Postwar nitrate supplies designated to be added to food chain as fertilizer.

The German Surrender Documents of World War II May 8, 1945

The Japanese Surrender Documents of World War II Sept. 12, 1945


1946 - 1954 First Indochina War


1947 - 1949 First Kashmir War between India and Pakistan

Betty Crocker's cake mix introduced

The Truman Doctrine Mar. 12, 1947


1948 - 1949 First Arab-Israeli War

1948 Gandhi is assassinated

Frozen french fries & ready-to-spread frostings introduced

The North Atlantic Treaty Apr. 4, 1949


1949 Mao Tse Tung declares the Communist People's Republic of China

Inauguration of President Harry S. Truman 1949

Instant pudding & seedless watermelon introduced



1950 - 1953 Korean War (UN-led coalition Vs. North Korea)

Frozen pizza & American Tex-Mex introduced

Start of Chinese Communist attack on Buddhism


1952 Elizabeth II becomes Queen of England

AAA distributes 40 million state, regional, and city maps to its members in 1952

Diet soda & Duncan Hines cake mixes introduced

Formation of World Fellowship of Buddhists


First Inauguration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower 1953

TV Dinners introduced


Ranch dressing & Broasted chicken introduced


1956 Suez Crisis (Second Arab-Israeli War)

Interstate Highway Act of 1956 funds a new era of highway construction


Second Inauguration of President Dwight D. Eisenhower 1957

Tang & Pam introduced


Rice-A-Roni & instant ramen noodles introduced



Brown rice in USA introduced


Inauguration of President John F. Kennedy 1961


1962 - 1963 Sino-Indian War

Instant mashed potatoes introduced


1963 Ngo Dinh Diem, leader of South Vietnam, is assassinated

Martin Luther King Jr's I Have A Dream Speech Aug. 28, 1963

President Kennedy is assassinated


1964 - 1973 Vietnam War between US-led coalition including government of South Vietnam and coalition including Viet Cong and North Vietnam

Buffalo Wings & Pop Tarts & fast food chicken sandwiches introduced


1965 Second Kashmir War (Second Indo-Pakistani War)

Gatorade & Slurpees introduced

Inauguration of President Lyndon B. Johnson 1965

State Department White Paper on Vietnam Feb. 27, 1965


1967 Six-Day War (Third Arab-Israeli War)

High fructose corn syrup introduced


Treaty on the Non


1969 Football War between Honduras and El Salvador.

1969 Ho Chi Minh dies in Hanoi

First Inauguration of President Richard M. Nixon 1969



1971 Bangladesh War of Independence (Third Indo-Pakistani War)


More than 250 million road maps printed for just the oil companies to distribute in 1972


1973 Yom Kippur War (Fourth Arab-Israeli War)

Arab oil embargo of 1973 tightens profits for oil companies and free road maps become less available

Second Inauguration of President Richard M. Nixon 1973

The War Powers Resolution Nov. 7, 1973


1974 - 1991 Ethiopian Civil War

AAA distributes 180 million maps in 1974

Self-service gas stations begin appearing in 1974 and by 1984 replace most full service tations and eliminates free road maps


1975 - 1991 Lebanese Civil War

1975 Margaret Thatcher becomes British Prime Minister


Inauguration of President Jimmy Carter 1977


Pope John Paul


1979 - 1989 Soviet-Afghan War



1980 - 1988 Iran-Iraq War


First Inauguration of President Ronald Reagan 1981

Yukon gold potatoes introduced


1982 Falklands War between United Kingdom and Argentina


Second Inauguration of President Ronald Reagan 1985


1989 - 1990 Operation Just Cause, United States invades Panama

Inauguration of President George H. W. Bush 1989



1991 - 1995 Croatian War of Independence

1991 Gulf War between Iraq and UN-led coalition

1991 Slovene War of Independence

The Civil Rights Act of 1991


1992 - 1995 Bosnian Civil War


First Inauguration of President William J. Clinton 1993


1994 - 1996 First Chechen War


Second Inauguration of President William J. Clinton 1997


1998 - 1999 Kosovo War (NATO Vs. Yugoslavia)

Grape tomatoes introduced


1999 Second Chechen War



2001 Invasion of Afghanistan

Address of President Bush on the start of strikes against Al Qaeda and the Taliban October 7, 2001

First Inauguration of President George W. Bush 2001

Terrorist Bombing of the World Trade Towers in NYC September 11, 2001


2003 Invasion of Iraq


Second Inauguration of President George W. Bush 2005


Ronald Lee Mayo died on February 05, 2008


Inauguration of President Barack H. Obama 2009

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