Alma Albright (1906 - 1986)

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Culpepper Family, Georgia

Culpepper Family, Georgia

William Wesley Albright

William Wesley Albright

Lora, Phyllis, & Doris Kennedy

Lora, Phyllis, & Doris Kennedy

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Kennedy siblings

Lora Luella (Albright) Kennedy

Lora Luella (Albright) Kennedy

Shaulis-Trent family party

Shaulis-Trent family party

Charles J Albright

Charles J Albright

Donald W Albright

Donald W Albright

Donald W Albright Grave

Donald W Albright Grave

Donald W Albright

Donald W Albright

Catherine & Charles Highland

Catherine & Charles Highland

Donald W Albright

Donald W Albright

Donald W Albright

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Donald W Albright Culpepper Family, Georgia William Wesley Albright Lora, Phyllis, & Doris Kennedy

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1906 - In the year that Alma Albright was born, President Theodore Roosevelt received the Nobel Prize for Peace. The award was considered controversial at the time because many thought that he was an imperialist. But he had brokered peace between Russia and Japan a year previous and had allowed a dispute between Mexico and the U.S. to go to arbitration, resolving the issue peacefully rather than resorting to military conflict. For these two reasons, the Nobel Prize committee chose him for the Peace Prize.

1928 - When she was 22 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

1938 - She was 32 years old when on October 30th, a Sunday, The Mercury Theatre on the Air broadcast Orson Welles' special Halloween show The War of the World's. A clever take on H.G. Wells' novel, the show began with simulated "breaking news" of an invasion by Martians. Because of the realistic nature of the "news," there was a public outcry the next day, calling for regulation by the FCC. Although the current story is that many were fooled and panicked, in reality very few people were fooled. But the show made Orson Welles' career.

1959 - By the time she was 53 years old, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

1986 - In the year of Alma Albright's passing, on January 28th, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. All seven crew members died. The cause of the explosion was later found to be a failed O-ring. The O-ring failure was due to the unusually cold conditions at Cape Canaveral.

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Alma Albright passed away in March 1986 at 79 years old. There is no listed cause of death. She was born on September 3, 1906. We are unaware of information about Alma's surviving family. We know that Alma Albright had been residing in Delray Beach, Palm Beach County, Florida.

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