Alice Shimmin (1907 - 1977)

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Alice Shimmin
1907 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Alice Shimmin was born on July 24, 1907. She died in December 1977 at 70 years old.


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Alice Shimmin passed away in December 1977 at 70 years of age. She was born on July 24, 1907. We are unaware of information about Alice's family.
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In 1907, in the year that Alice Shimmin was born, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

In 1935, she was 28 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1944, when she was 37 years old, on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1954, she was 47 years old when from April 22 through June 17th, the Army v. McCarthy hearings were held. The U.S. Army accused Roy Cohn (chief counsel to Senator McCarthy and later trusted mentor of Donald Trump) of blackmail. McCarthy and Cohn accused the U.S. Army of harboring communists. The Army allegations were found to be true. The U.S. Senate later censured McCarthy.

In 1977, in the year of Alice Shimmin's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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Aug 28, 1909 - March 1971
Lebanon, Oregon
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Feb 15, 1911 - Feb 5, 1991
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Leota M Shimmin
Jun 7, 1911 - November 1993
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Jack R Shimmin
Oct 3, 1930 - Jan 11, 2007
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Michael Shimmin
Jun 21, 1948 - March 1986
Mitchell E Shimmin
Aug 31, 1967 - Aug 17, 2004
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Jun 14, 1897 - March 1976
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Mar 5, 1925 - Oct 13, 1998
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Elmer Shimmin
Aug 30, 1907 - December 1981
Mountain View, California
Charles E Shimmin
Feb 15, 1913 - Dec 30, 2006
Ukiah, CA
Marie E Shimmin
Apr 4, 1914 - May 13, 1989
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Jessie Shimmin
Aug 14, 1913 - March 1981
San Jose, California
Opal M Shimmin
Oct 31, 1920 - Jun 18, 2005
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