Alva Dehart (1901 - 1975)

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Alva Dehart
1901 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Alva Dehart was born on June 22, 1901. He died in October 1975 at 74 years old. We know that Alva Dehart had been residing in Saratoga, Carbon County, Wyoming.


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Alva Dehart passed away in October 1975 at age 74. He was born on June 22, 1901. We have no information about Alva's family or relationships. We know that Alva Dehart had been residing in Saratoga, Carbon County, Wyoming.
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In 1901, in the year that Alva Dehart was born, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1914, he was just 13 years old when in August, the world's first red and green traffic lights were installed at the corner of East 105th Street and Euclid Avenue in Cleveland Ohio. The electric traffic light had been invented by a policeman in Salt Lake City Utah in 1912.

In 1923, by the time he was 22 years old, Harlem's Cotton Club opened in New York City. Owned by a bootlegger and gangster, it was a 700 seat speakeasy that catered to a "white only" clientele. But most of the entertainers were African-American and featured some of the best entertainers of the time such as Lena Horne, the Nicholas Brothers, Ethel Waters, and Cab Calloway.

In 1946, he was 45 years old when pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1975, in the year of Alva Dehart's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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John Dehart
Apr 25, 1890 - March 1970
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Myrtle E Dehart
May 15, 1894 - July 1988
Jack Dehart Jr
Mar 6, 1898 - December 1979
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Mar 16, 1888 - December 1978
Denver, Colorado
Gladys Dehart
May 4, 1921 - March 1987
Arvada, Colorado
Leslie E Dehart
May 21, 1899 - Mar 28, 1988
Pueblo, CO
Harriet Dehart
Sep 7, 1889 - September 1976
Pueblo, Colorado
Eleanor Dehart
Mar 2, 1892 - July 1979
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Alice J Dehart
Jun 20, 1902 - Apr 15, 1980
Denver, CO
Mary A Dehart
Apr 6, 1964 - Jun 5, 1999
Wallace F Dehart
Apr 1, 1917 - Jan 30, 1990
Denver, CO
Maida Dehart
Nov 3, 1891 - April 1966
Pueblo, Colorado
Ora Dehart
Apr 29, 1914 - Apr 21, 1988
Denver, CO
Leona M Dehart
Dec 11, 1931 - Aug 19, 2001
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