Bernice Evelyn (Andrews) Reiff (1916 - 1983)

Bernice Evelyn (Andrews) Reiff
1916 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Bernice Evelyn Andrews Reiff was born on June 22, 1916 at Chicago, Chicago, Ill USA. She was born into the Andrews family and married into the Reiff family. She married Earl Bernard Reiff on October 02 , 1940 and Earl died on July 24, 1975. Bernice died on July 18, 1983 in Springfield, Minnesota USA at age 67.


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Bernice Reiff was born on at Chicago, in Chicago, Cook, County, Ill USA


Bernice Reiff died on in Springfield, Brown County, Minnesota USA

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Bernice Evelyn Andrews Reiff & Earl Bernard Reiff

October 02 , 1940 - July 24, 1975
Cause of Separation: Death
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Mar 31, 1914 - Jul 24, 1975


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Bernice Evelyn Andrews Reiff died on July 18, 1983 in Springfield, Minnesota USA at 67 years of age. She was born on June 22, 1916 at Chicago, Chicago, Ill USA. She married Earl Bernard Reiff on October 02 , 1940 and Earl died on July 24, 1975.
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In 1916, in the year that Bernice Evelyn Andrews Reiff was born, the U.S. National Park Service - part of the Department of the Interior - was created by an act of Congress in August. The Park Service was charged with the dual role of "preserving the ecological and historical integrity of the places entrusted to its management while also making them available and accessible for public use and enjoyment". The resources managed by the National Park Service have often been referred to as the "crown jewels" of the United States.

In 1943, at the age of 27 years old, Bernice was alive when on September 3rd, the Armistice of Cassibile was signed in Sicily. Under the terms of the Armistice, Italy surrendered to the Allied Powers. After the Armistice was made public on September 8th, Germany attacked and occupied Italy. It took 20 months of fighting for the Allies to reach the northern borders of Italy.

In 1952, at the age of 36 years old, Bernice was alive when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1962, she was 46 years old when on October 1st, African-American James H. Meredith, escorted by federal marshals, registered at the University of Mississippi - becoming the first African-American student admitted to the segregated college. He had been inspired by President Kennedy's inaugural address to apply for admission.

In 1983, in the year of Bernice Evelyn Andrews Reiff's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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