Bernice L Lynn

(1911 - 2005)

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Bernice L Lynn
1911 - 2005
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October 2, 1911
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January 8, 2005
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Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40272
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Bernice L Lynn was born on October 2, 1911. She died on January 8, 2005 at 93 years old. We know that Bernice L Lynn had been residing in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40272.
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Bernice L Lynn passed away on January 8, 2005 at age 93. She was born on October 2, 1911. There is no information about Bernice's family or relationships. We know that Bernice L Lynn had been residing in Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky 40272.

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In 1911, in the year that Bernice L Lynn was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1924, when she was only 13 years old, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1943, Bernice was 32 years old when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1952, by the time she was 41 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1979, she was 68 years old when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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