Anna May Vetter (1921 - 2005)

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Tahoma National Cemetery
Section 27 Site 861,
18600 Se 240th St, Kent, Wa

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Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: CW4
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1921 - In the year that Anna May Vetter was born, 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.

1922 - Anna was just 1 year old when on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

1961 - At the age of 40 years old, Anna was alive when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

1985 - When she was 64 years old, on March 15th, the first internet domain name was registered - Symbolics.com. Symbolics, Inc., a spinoff of the MIT AI Lab, was a computer manufacturer headquartered in Massachusetts. The company no longer exists and the domain name was sold 25 years later.

1996 - Anna was 75 years old when on April 3rd, Theodore Kaczynski (nicknamed the Unabomber) was arrested. His mailed or hand-delivered bombs, sent between 1978 and 1995, killed three people and injured 23 others. Diagnosed as suffering from paranoid schizophrenia, Kaczynski is serving 8 life sentences without the possibility of parole.

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Anna May Vetter passed away on September 22, 2005 at 84 years old. There is no listed cause of death for Anna. She was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section 27 Site 861, Kent, Wa. She was born on March 14, 1921. There is no information about Anna's immediate family. We know that Anna May Vetter had been residing in Puyallup, Pierce County, Washington.

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