Alma Faulk (1894 - 1979)

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Alma Faulk
1894 - 1979
updated February 06, 2019
Alma Faulk was born on March 14, 1894. She died in May 1979 at 85 years of age. We know that Alma Faulk had been residing in Illinois 60635.


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Alma Faulk passed away in May 1979 at age 85. She was born on March 14, 1894. We have no information about Alma's family. We know that Alma Faulk had been residing in Illinois 60635.
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In 1894, in the year that Alma Faulk was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1902, when she was merely 8 years old, the first Rose Bowl game was played in Pasadena, California. Called the "Tournament East–West football game" at the time, the Michigan Wolverines (East) played the Stanford Indians (West) - the Wolverines won 49 - 0. (The Stanford captain requested an end to the game with 8 minutes remaining.) The Tournament of Roses Parade began in 1890 and the football game began as a way to boost tourism in the area.

In 1913, she was 19 years old when ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

In 1932, at the age of 38 years old, Alma was alive when 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.

In 1979, in the year of Alma Faulk's passing, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

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Aug 8, 1908 - Aug 16, 1989
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Dec 1, 1957 - Jan 24, 2006
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Clyde Faulk
Jul 28, 1912 - December 1981
Fosterville, Tennessee
Mazel Faulk
Jun 12, 1918 - April 1983
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Carl H Faulk
Jun 30, 1923 - Aug 15, 1999
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