Bertha Decker (1885 - 1975)

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Bertha Decker
1885 - 1975
updated February 06, 2019
Bertha Decker was born on June 21, 1885. She died in September 1975 at 90 years old. We know that Bertha Decker had been residing in Brook, Newton County, Indiana.


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Bertha Decker passed away in September 1975 at 90 years old. She was born on June 21, 1885. We have no information about Bertha's family or relationships. We know that Bertha Decker had been residing in Brook, Newton County, Indiana.
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In 1885, in the year that Bertha Decker was born, on January 24th, the Fenians - Irish Nationalists - set off dynamite bombs in the House of Commons chamber, Westminster Hall, and the Tower of London. Four civilians and two policemen were injured.

In 1895, at the age of just 10 years old, Bertha was alive when on May 18th, Italy's first motor race was held. The race was 58 miles long - from Turin to Asti and back. Five cars started but only three completed the race. It was won by Simone Federman who drove a Daimler Omnibus - his average speed was 9.6 mph.

In 1944, when she was 59 years old, on June 22nd, the Servicemen's Readjustment Act of 1944, called the G.I. Bill, was signed into law, pushed through by the veteran's organizations. Benefits provided for veterans to return to school (high school, vocational school, or college), obtain low interest home mortgages and low interest business loans, and (if needed) one year of unemployment insurance. Since most returning vets immediately found work, less than 20% of the unemployment benefits were distributed.

In 1951, she was 66 years old when on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

In 1975, in the year of Bertha Decker's passing, in January, Popular Mechanics featured the Altair 8800 on it's cover. The Altair home computer kit allowed consumers to build and program their own personal computers. Thousands were sold in the first month.

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May 3, 1955 - Jan 28, 2010
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Sep 3, 1908 - Aug 19, 1988
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Sep 7, 1955 - Aug 20, 2010
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Feb 14, 1923 - Aug 17, 2008
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May 13, 1917 - Dec 27, 2010
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Jun 15, 1909 - December 1984
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Nov 12, 1912 - Jan 31, 1999
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Nov 26, 1892 - August 1969
Donald Decker
Oct 23, 1920 - May 1987
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Irene Decker
Mar 16, 1890 - March 1976
Anderson, Indiana
Dorothy L Decker
Sep 18, 1917 - Jan 31, 1999
Losantville, IN
Beatrice Decker
Jun 18, 1911 - Feb 17, 2011
Carmel, Indiana
Ruth P Decker
Sep 6, 1908 - Mar 30, 2000
Goshen, IN
Kenneth Decker
Feb 25, 1909 - October 1972
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Nov 6, 1912 - Oct 12, 2007
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Jun 20, 1917 - May 6, 2007
Evansville, IN

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