Bessie Segal (1892 - 1972)

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Bessie Segal
1892 - 1972
updated February 06, 2019
Bessie Segal was born on October 22, 1892. She died in January 1972 at 79 years of age. We know that Bessie Segal had been residing in Cedar Grove, Essex County, New Jersey 07009.

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Bessie Segal died in January 1972 at 79 years of age. She was born on October 22, 1892. We have no information about Bessie's family or relationships. We know that Bessie Segal had been residing in Cedar Grove, Essex County, New Jersey 07009.
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1892 - 1972 World Events

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In 1892, in the year that Bessie Segal was born, on August 4th, the father and stepmother of Lizzie Borden were found murdered. Lizzie was accused of the crime and on June 20th of the next year, she was acquitted of murder by a jury. But she was never acquitted in the public mind.

In 1932, at the age of 40 years old, Bessie was alive when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1947, by the time she was 55 years old, on April 15th, Jackie Robinson joined the Brooklyn Dodgers, playing first base. He was the first black man to play in the Major Leagues. Since the 1880's, professional baseball had been segregated and blacks played in the "Negro leagues". He went on to play for 10 years.

In 1954, when she was 62 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1972, in the year of Bessie Segal's passing, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

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Jun 19, 1902 - February 1988
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Dec 3, 1893 - April 1969
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Eva Segal
Mar 19, 1907 - Jun 23, 1996
Brooklyn, NY
Jack Segal
May 27, 1909 - Feb 21, 1999
Teaneck, NJ
James Segal
Jan 24, 1890 - February 1967
East Elmhurst, NY
John B Segal
Mar 8, 1928 - Jan 6, 2005
Larchmont, NY
Eudice Brenner Segal
Jun 1, 1907 - Jan 10, 2006
Berkeley, CA
William Segal
May 15, 1887 - August 1963
New York
Gladys Segal
Nov 8, 1896 - August 1989
Bronx, NY
Ethel M Segal
Jan 27, 1907 - May 23, 2006
New York, NY
Jeffrey Bernard Segal
Aug 9, 1947 - May 21, 1968
Shirley Segal
May 3, 1919 - May 1987
Slingerlands, NY
Harry Segal
Aug 24, 1897 - February 1979
Forest Hills, NY
Fannie Segal
Sep 12, 1904 - Jan 15, 1992
Rockaway Park, NY
Grace Segal
Feb 6, 1904 - June 1977
Uniondale, NY
Leon Segal
Dec 16, 1901 - August 1984
New York, NY
Chava Segal
Feb 15, 1916 - Nov 22, 2003
New York, NY
Chaim Segal
Jan 12, 1902 - February 1975
Brooklyn, NY
Robert A Segal
Nov 3, 1935 - Nov 15, 1999
Ypsilanti, MI

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