Avis Beatrice (Creswell) Dawes (1897 - 1983)

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Avis Beatrice (Creswell) Dawes
1897 - 1983
updated December 03, 2019
Avis Beatrice (Creswell) Dawes, mother to 2 children, was born in 1897. She was born into the Creswell family and married into the Dawes family. Avis's partner was Victor Dawes in March 1919. They gave birth to Betty Dawes and Peggy Dawes. She died in 1983 at 86 years old.


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Avis Beatrice (Creswell) Dawes & Victor Dawes

March 1919
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Victor Dawes
1896 - 1966
Oakl, Australia


Betty Dawes
1921 - 1993
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Born: 1922


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Avis Beatrice (Creswell) Dawes, mother to 2 children, passed away in 1983 at age 86. She was born in 1897. Avis's partner was Victor Dawes in March 1919. They gave birth to Betty Dawes and Peggy Dawes.
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In 1897, in the year that Avis Beatrice (Creswell) Dawes was born, on July 17th, the Klondike Gold Rush began when the first successful prospectors returned to Seattle after mining in the Yukon. They arrived on the ships Excelsior and Portland, bringing vast quantities of gold - over $32,000,000 in today's money - and everyone rushed to become rich in the Yukon.

In 1923, at the age of 26 years old, Avis was alive when on August 2nd, Calvin Coolidge was sworn in as the 30th President of the United States due to the sudden death of Warren G. Harding. After the scandals of the Harding presidency, Coolidge restored public confidence and was very popular. He won the Presidential election in 1924 but declined to run again in 1928.

In 1933, at the age of 36 years old, Avis was alive when on December 5th, the Twenty-first Amendment to the United States Constitution was ratified. The 21st Amendment said "The eighteenth article of amendment to the Constitution of the United States is hereby repealed." Alcohol was legal again! It was the only amendment to the Constitution approved for the explicit purpose of repealing a previously existing amendment. South Carolina was the only state to reject the Amendment.

In 1959, when she was 62 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1983, in the year of Avis Beatrice (Creswell) Dawes's passing, on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

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1921 - 1993
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