Alberta Burgess (1896 - 1966)

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Alberta Burgess
1896 - 1966
updated February 06, 2019
Alberta Burgess was born on June 20, 1896. She died in April 1966 at 69 years of age. We know that Alberta Burgess had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19139.

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Alberta Burgess passed away in April 1966 at 69 years old. She was born on June 20, 1896. We are unaware of information about Alberta's family. We know that Alberta Burgess had been residing in Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 19139.
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In 1896, in the year that Alberta Burgess was born, on May 18th, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling in the case of Plessy v. Ferguson. By a vote of 7 to 1, the Court upheld state racial segregation laws, introducing the idea of "separate but equal" facilities for races.

In 1908, Alberta was merely 12 years old when Henry Ford developed the first Model T automobile, often called the Tin Lizzy or flivver. Produced from 1908 through 1927, it first sold for $850 - which made it affordable for every middle class family. Previously, cars were the province of the upper class and the introduction of the Model T and its availability changed U.S. culture. Within days of its release, over 15,000 cars had been ordered.

In 1922, Alberta was 26 years old when on November 4th, British Egyptologists George Carnarvon and Howard Carter unearthed the first step leading to King Tutankhamen's tomb in the Valley of the Kings. By the end of the month they had unearthed the steps and broken through the door into the intact tomb. This was the only tomb that had remained unlooted that had been found (and is, to date). Filled with gold, jewels, and ancient everyday items, the find was priceless - in terms of money and history.

In 1955, when she was 59 years old, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

In 1966, in the year of Alberta Burgess's passing, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

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Oct 11, 1906 - November 1985
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Apr 13, 1906 - March 1985
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Minnie M Burgess
Nov 10, 1917 - Jul 16, 1994
Miami, FL
Millard Burgess
Apr 14, 1900 - September 1973
Indianapolis, Indiana
Dianne Burgess
Jul 17, 1954 - October 1980
King Burgess
Jan 15, 1914 - November 1977
West Palm Beach, Florida
Theodosia E Burgess
Oct 10, 1919 - Aug 23, 2007
Colorado Springs, CO
Harry Burgess
Sep 11, 1888 - May 1975
Mobile, Alabama
Richard R Burgess
May 3, 1935 - Jan 17, 2007
Brooksville, FL
Alphonso Burgess
May 21, 1957 - Mar 8, 2002
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Winfred E Burgess
Jun 19, 1920 - Aug 9, 1996
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Theodore A Burgess
May 31, 1906 - Sep 28, 1993
Lakeland, FL
Florence E Burgess
Jun 3, 1921 - Apr 4, 2000
Jacksonville, FL
Frank Burgess
Oct 6, 1919 - April 1987
Hortense, Georgia
Alberta F Burgess
Mar 28, 1919 - Nov 3, 2003
Tifton, GA
George F Burgess
Sep 11, 1918 - Jan 21, 1998
Derby, NY
Hannah H Burgess
Apr 23, 1914 - Aug 20, 2005
Cumming, GA
Handy Burgess
Aug 19, 1900 - Apr 12, 1989
Pensacola, FL
Irene M Burgess
Mar 5, 1908 - Dec 8, 1995
Lenox, MA

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