Alice Burks (1888 - 1982)

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Alice Burks
1888 - 1982
updated February 06, 2019
Alice Burks was born on June 28, 1888. She died in April 1982 at 93 years of age. We know that Alice Burks had been residing in California 92343.

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Alice Burks passed away in April 1982 at age 93. She was born on June 28, 1888. There is no information about Alice's family or relationships. We know that Alice Burks had been residing in California 92343.
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In 1888, in the year that Alice Burks was born, on August 7th, the body of a prostitute was found in the Whitechapel section of London. Martha Tabram had been stabbed 39 times - a possible but not confirmed victim of Jack the Ripper. On August 31st, the body of Mary Ann Nichols was found - stabbed and mutilated. On September 8th, the body of Annie Chapman was found - throat slit and disemboweled. On September 30th, Elizabeth Stride, also a prostitute in Whitechapel, was found dead from a slit throat. Within an hour, another body was discovered - Catherine Eddowes'. She was far more savagely murdered and it is thought that the Ripper had more time with her. Then, on November 9th, the body of prostitute Mary Jane Kelly was found in a boarding room in Whitechapel. Considered to be the probable fifth, and last, of Jack the Ripper's victims, Kelly's was the most savage of his murders.

In 1903, Alice was just 15 years old when the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

In 1926, she was 38 years old when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1966, by the time she was 78 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1982, in the year of Alice Burks's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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Dec 2, 1960 - February 1985
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Aug 23, 1933 - Jan 30, 2004
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Donald Eugene Burks
Jun 16, 1932 - May 20, 2004
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Catherine Burks
Feb 19, 1922 - May 1988
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Lois Burks
Dec 20, 1920 - January 1980
Fresno, California
Marie L Burks
Sep 3, 1910 - Apr 17, 1990
Phillip Charles Burks Jr
Aug 11, 1942 - Apr 18, 2009
Lemon Grove, California
B A Burks
Mar 22, 1942 - Sep 15, 1988
Louise L Burks
Oct 27, 1912 - Jul 7, 2005
Los Altos, CA
Minnie Burks
Nov 9, 1884 - May 1973
El Monte, California
Frances H Burks
Jun 2, 1916 - August 1998
Santa Rosa, CA
Roy Burks
Nov 27, 1895 - July 1980
San Francisco, California
Dorothy L Burks
Oct 5, 1914 - Jan 16, 2009
Sutter Creek, CA
Dorothy Ma E Burks
Jan 21, 1914 - Jan 19, 2002
Bakersfield, CA
James Burks
Apr 24, 1909 - May 1966
Kenneth L Burks
Jan 17, 1921 - Aug 29, 2004
Hemet, CA
Cleo Burks
Jul 12, 1925 - Dec 28, 2007
Far Rockaway, NY, Africa
Howard S Burks
Sep 22, 1908 - Dec 3, 1991

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