Alice Austin (1934 - 2000)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Alice Austin’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Alice so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Alice’s biography.

Alice Austin Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Alice Austin and her immediate Austin family. Add to Alice Austin's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Alice.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Alice Austin? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Fairview Heights, Saint Clair County, Illinois

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Alice finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Alice attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Alice did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Alice Austin is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Alice's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Alice's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Alice a religious woman? Add Alice’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Alice during various points of her life.

Timeline

1934 - In the year that Alice Austin was born, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

1940 - She was only 6 years old when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

1947 - By the time she was merely 13 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

1949 - By the time she was merely 15 years old, comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

1963 - By the time she was 29 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

Alice Austin Family Tree

Who was Alice’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Alice’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Alice's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Alice Austin
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Alice's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Alice Austin is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Alice Austin died on June 9, 2000 at 65 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Alice. She was born on November 22, 1934. We have no information about Alice's family or relationships. We know that Alice Austin had been residing in Fairview Heights, Saint Clair County, Illinois.

Memories

What do you remember about Alice Austin? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Alice is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Alice Austin

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources