Alma Rodgers (1906 - 1989)

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Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery
Section Z Site 541,
2900 Sheridan Road, St. Louis, Mo

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Saint Louis, Saint Louis City County, Missouri

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War I

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1906 - In the year that Alma Rodgers was born, the great San Francisco earthquake hit, estimated at 7.8 on the Richter scale. The earthquake caused fires that raged for days and between the earthquake and the fire, about 3,000 people were killed and 80% of the City was destroyed.

1923 - By the time she was 17 years old, on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

1968 - At the age of 62 years old, Alma was alive when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

1985 - At the age of 79 years old, Alma was alive when in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

1989 - In the year of Alma Rodgers's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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Alma Rodgers passed away on January 9, 1989 at 82 years of age. There is no listed cause of death. She was buried in Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery Section Z Site 541, St. Louis, Mo. She was born on March 23, 1906. We are unaware of information about Alma's family or relationships. We know that Alma Rodgers had been residing in Saint Louis, Saint Louis City County, Missouri.

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