Alice May Dalton (1877 - 1947)

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Kew, Australia

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Kew, Australia

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Father: Dalton Joe Dalton
Mother: Sarah Giddens Dalton

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Gary Dalton

Gary Dalton

Amber and Amy Brady

Amber and Amy Brady

Sain family

Sain family

Hedley James Dalton

Hedley James Dalton

Hedley James Dalton family

Hedley James Dalton family

Hedley James Dalton

Hedley James Dalton

Dominick and Edna Dalton

Dominick and Edna Dalton

Norma (Townsend) & Harvey Dalton

Norma (Townsend) & Harvey Dalton

Dalton Family

Dalton Family

Harold Dalton

Harold Dalton

Harold Dalton with his grandmother Mary Katherine Ruppel Schwarztkopf

Harold Dalton with his grandmother Mary Katherine Ruppel Schwarztkopf

Mollie Kildow 1956

Mollie Kildow 1956

Alexander Schwartzkopf

Alexander Schwartzkopf

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Kyle & Eliza Jane Dalton, Virginia Gary Dalton Amber and Amy Brady Sain family

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1877 - In the year that Alice May Dalton was born, on March 2nd, the U.S. presidential election of 1876 was ended with the selection of Rutherford B. Hayes as the winner. Samuel J. Tilden had won the popular vote in November 1876 but 20 votes in the electoral college were in dispute. An informal agreement was made in which Hayes agreed to remove federal troops from South Carolina, Florida, and Louisiana, ending Reconstruction in the South. So, on March 4th, Rutherford B. Hayes became the 19th President of the United States.

1924 - Alice was 47 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

1930 - When she was 53 years old, as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

1935 - Alice was 58 years old when on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

1947 - In the year of Alice May Dalton's passing, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

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Alice May Dalton died in 1947 in Kew, Australia at age 70. No cause of death has been entered. She was born in 1877. She was born to Dalton Joe Dalton and Sarah Giddens Dalton, and we currently have no other siblings in her family tree.

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