Bertha Deleon (1921 - 1993)

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Bertha Deleon
1921 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Bertha Deleon was born on July 16, 1921. She died on February 18, 1993 at 71 years old. We know that Bertha Deleon had been residing in Friona, Parmer County, Texas.

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Bertha Deleon passed away on February 18, 1993 at age 71. She was born on July 16, 1921. There is no information about Bertha's surviving family. We know that Bertha Deleon had been residing in Friona, Parmer County, Texas.
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In 1921, in the year that Bertha Deleon was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1932, at the age of only 11 years old, Bertha was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

In 1965, at the age of 44 years old, Bertha was alive when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1983, when she was 62 years old, 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.

In 1993, in the year of Bertha Deleon's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Bertha D. (Cardenas) Deleon
Born: around 1981
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Bertha (Lopez) Deleon
Born: around 1948
TX
Bertha A. (Rodriguez) Deleon
Born: around 1972
TX
Bertha (Deleon) Deleon
Born: around 1947
TX
Bertha (Rosas) Deleon
Born: around 1968
TX
Bertha (Montemayor) Deleon
Born: around 1959
TX
Bertha A. (Ortiz) Deleon
Born: around 1967
TX
Bertha H. (Elizondo) Deleon
Born: around 1959
TX
Bertha J. (Aderholt) Deleon
Born: around 1940
TX
Bertha (Mendoza) Deleon
Born: around 1960
TX
Bertha I. (Alvarez) Deleon
Born: around 1960
TX
Bertha A. (Sanchez) Deleon
Born: around 1963
TX
Bertha (Gutierrez) Deleon
Born: around 1952
TX
Bertha C. (Gaitan) Deleon
Born: around 1941
TX
Bertha (Parras) Deleon
Born: around 1949
TX
Bertha A. (Akell) Deleon
Born: around 1984
TX
Bertha M. (Mendoza) Deleon
Born: around 1962
TX

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Aug 5, 1945 - Sep 12, 1996
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Apr 25, 1945 - Apr 10, 2003
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Altagraci O Deleon
Oct 17, 1912 - Apr 9, 1999
Weslaco, TX
Guadalupe Deleon
Dec 11, 1949 - May 3, 1999
Dolores Deleon
Jul 1, 1901 - April 1984
Wharton, Texas
Diega Deleon
May 5, 1890 - January 1981
Bay City, Michigan
Edward G Deleon
Dec 15, 1952 - Nov 15, 2002
San Antonio, TX
Maria D Deleon
Dec 20, 1928 - Feb 24, 1999
Brownsville, TX
Ramon Deleon
Aug 31, 1896 - September 1972
Houston, Texas
Walter C Deleon
Aug 29, 1917 - Jul 1, 2005
Houston, TX
Luciano Deleon
Apr 21, 1894 - December 1972
Houston, Texas
Inez A Deleon
Feb 2, 1929 - Dec 15, 1993
San Antonio, TX
Dorothy Deleon
Feb 6, 1946 - Feb 26, 2002
Ralph Deleon
Mar 9, 1953 - Aug 23, 1995
Margarita Deleon
May 20, 1893 - May 15, 1972
San Antonio, TX
Senon Deleon
Dec 23, 1916 - February 1984
San Antonio, Texas
Benigno Deleon
Feb 13, 1884 - August 1971
San Antonio, Texas
Ernest Deleon
Jul 3, 1922 - November 1977
Prospero Deleon
Jul 29, 1892 - October 1980
San Antonio, Texas

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