Annie Decker (1888 - 1976)

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Annie Decker
1888 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Annie Decker was born on September 2, 1888. She died in March 1976 at age 87. We know that Annie Decker had been residing in Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas.


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Annie Decker passed away in March 1976 at 87 years of age. She was born on September 2, 1888. We have no information about Annie's family. We know that Annie Decker had been residing in Lubbock, Lubbock County, Texas.
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In 1888, in the year that Annie Decker was born, Irishman John Robert Gregg published a pamphlet in the U.S., teaching his first version of shorthand - Gregg shorthand. When he improved on the first version and published it 5 years later, Gregg shorthand became popular.

In 1909, by the time she was 21 years old, the U.S. penny was changed to the Abraham Lincoln design. The Lincoln penny was so popular that it soon had to be rationed and it sold on the secondary market for a quarter. Abraham Lincoln was the first historical figure to be on a U.S. coin - which was released to commemorate his 100th birthday. This penny was also the first U.S. cent to include the words "In God We Trust.".

In 1933, she was 45 years old when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1948, Annie was 60 years old when on January 30th, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in New Delhi by a member of a Hindu nationalist party who thought that Gandhi was too accommodating to Muslims. The man, Nathuram Godse, shot Gandhi 3 times. He died immediately. The shooter was tried, convicted, and hung in November 1949.

In 1976, in the year of Annie Decker's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Aug 23, 1962 - July 1992
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May 6, 1920 - Jun 15, 1956
J W Decker
May 6, 1923 - Nov 6, 1993
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Jul 1, 1913 - February 1980
Harriet Decker
Jun 27, 1910 - November 1976
Paterson, New Jersey
Kathleen Decker
Sep 25, 1927 - Feb 14, 2006
Albuquerque, NM
Greela Decker
May 23, 1914 - May 1981
Vernon, Texas
Dorothy B Decker Iii
Jul 8, 1916 - Feb 3, 2003
Knippa, TX
Evelyn Decker
Nov 30, 1899 - November 1966
Aubrey, Texas
L A Decker
Jun 6, 1927 - May 15, 1989
Frank Decker
Jul 25, 1934 - January 1982
Rose Decker
Feb 18, 1936 - September 1986
Jimmy Decker
Jun 25, 1934 - October 1984
Josephine Decker
Jun 25, 1902 - April 1978
Pharr, Texas
Joyce L Decker
Nov 24, 1939 - Sep 8, 2001
George Decker
May 12, 1883 - June 1967
Wichita Falls, Texas
Donald Robert Decker
Dec 14, 1929 - Oct 28, 2008
Munday, Texas
Mollie Decker
Nov 16, 1886 - July 1973
Bartlett, Texas
Arthur Decker
Feb 16, 1887 - December 1977
Paducah, Texas
Gloria J Decker
Dec 4, 1941 - Sep 12, 2003
Hillsboro, TX

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