Amelia (Donner) Clynes (1902 - 1989)

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Amelia (Donner) Clynes
1902 - 1989
January 22, 1902
Camden, Camden County, New Jersey United States
August 8, 1989
Woodbury, Gloucester County, New Jersey United States
Other Names
Mealie, Meal
Amelia (Donner) Clynes was born on January 22, 1902 in Camden, New Jersey United States. Her maiden name is Donner and she married into the Clynes family. She died on August 8, 1989 in Woodbury, New Jersey United States at 87 years old. We know that Amelia (Donner) Clynes had been residing in Oak Valley in Deptford Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey United States.
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Amelia (Donner) Clynes
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Amelia (Donner) Clynes
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Mealie, Meal
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Oak Valley in Deptford Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey United States
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Amelia Clynes was born on in Camden, Camden County, New Jersey United States
Amelia Clynes died on in Woodbury, Gloucester County, New Jersey United States
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Camden NJ, Pennsauken NJ, Cherry Hill NJ, Bonita Springs FL, Oak Valley NJ


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Worked at a Pen Factory in Camden NJ

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Amelia (Donner) Clynes died on August 8, 1989 in Woodbury, New Jersey United States at age 87. She was born on January 22, 1902 in Camden, New Jersey United States. We have no information about Amelia's family or relationships. We know that Amelia (Donner) Clynes had been residing in Oak Valley in Deptford Township, Gloucester County, New Jersey United States.

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In 1902, in the year that Amelia (Donner) Clynes was born, the Bureau of the Census was established. This was the government department that was a boon to family historians - it, even now, is responsible for taking the census and provides demographic information and analyses about the population of the United States.

In 1921, she was 19 years old when on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1930, Amelia was 28 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1967, at the age of 65 years old, Amelia was alive when on November 7th, President Johnson signed legislation passed by Congress that created the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB), which would later become PBS and NPR. The legislation required CPB to operate with a "strict adherence to objectivity and balance in all programs or series of programs of a controversial nature".

In 1989, in the year of Amelia (Donner) Clynes's passing, on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

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