Alice Lillian Glen (1924 - 1947)

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Carlton, Australia

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Carlton, Australia

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Family

Father: Turnbull Lansell Glen
Mother: Alice Hart Glen

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Lillian

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John Hugh Glen

John Hugh Glen

Eva E. &  Earl W. Glen, WA c1919

Eva E. & Earl W. Glen, WA c1919

Earl William Glen, 1917 WA

Earl William Glen, 1917 WA

Walter Glen

Walter Glen

Thomas Glen

Thomas Glen

Mary Jane Glen Headstone

Mary Jane Glen Headstone

Margaret & Thomas Glen

Margaret & Thomas Glen

Glen Daughters

Glen Daughters

Isabella Glens Headstone

Isabella Glens Headstone

George Glen

George Glen

Glen Headstone

Glen Headstone

Glen Family Album

Glen Family Album

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Glen Family John Hugh Glen Eva E. &  Earl W. Glen, WA c1919 Earl William Glen, 1917 WA

Timeline

1924 - In the year that Alice Lillian Glen was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

1932 - When she was just 8 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1941 - At the age of 17 years old, Alice was alive when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

1943 - Alice was 19 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

1947 - In the year of Alice Lillian Glen's passing, in June, the Marshall Plan was proposed to help European nations recover economically from World War II. It passed the conservative Republican Congress in March of 1948. After World War I, the economic devastation of Germany caused by burdensome reparations payments led to the rise of Hitler. The Allies didn't want this to happen again and the Marshall Plan was devised to make sure that those conditions didn't arise again.

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Alice Lillian Glen passed away in 1947 in Carlton, Australia at 23 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Alice. She was born in 1924. She was born to Turnbull Lansell Glen and Alice Hart Glen, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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