Anna Yaw (1928 - 1999)

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Anna Yaw
1928 - 1999
June 27, 1928
September 18, 1999
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Auburn, King County, Washington 98001
Anna Yaw was born on June 27, 1928. She died on September 18, 1999 at age 71. We know that Anna Yaw had been residing in Auburn, King County, Washington 98001.
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Auburn, King County, Washington 98001
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Tahoma National Cemetery Section 25 Site 1578 18600 Se 240th St, in Kent, Washington 98042
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: 1SG
Wars/Conflicts: Korea, Vietnam

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Anna Yaw passed away on September 18, 1999 at age 71. She was buried in Tahoma National Cemetery Section 25 Site 1578, Kent, Washington. She was born on June 27, 1928. We have no information about Anna's family or relationships. We know that Anna Yaw had been residing in Auburn, King County, Washington 98001.

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In 1928, in the year that Anna Yaw was born, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1934, she was merely 6 years old when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1946, at the age of 18 years old, Anna was alive 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 1965, at the age of 37 years old, Anna was alive when the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1977, at the age of 49 years old, Anna was alive when on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

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