Bessie Sisson (1907 - 1985)

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Bessie Sisson
1907 - 1985
updated February 06, 2019
Bessie Sisson was born on September 24, 1907. She died in July 1985 at 77 years old. We know that Bessie Sisson had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38134.

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Bessie Sisson passed away in July 1985 at 77 years old. She was born on September 24, 1907. We have no information about Bessie's family or relationships. We know that Bessie Sisson had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38134.
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In 1907, in the year that Bessie Sisson was born, the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

In 1954, when she was 47 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 1961, at the age of 54 years old, Bessie was alive when on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1977, at the age of 70 years old, Bessie was alive when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1985, in the year of Bessie Sisson's passing, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

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Aug 27, 1912 - April 1981
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William Sisson
Apr 15, 1903 - September 1980
Fordyce, Arkansas
Elmer Sisson
Jul 28, 1897 - January 1970
Pocahontas, Arkansas
Walter Sisson
Mar 5, 1910 - November 1978
Hope, Arkansas
Eddie Sisson
Apr 1, 1900 - Jan 27, 1990
Dorothy Sisson
Dec 9, 1903 - Feb 9, 1991
Wynne, AR
Annie L Sisson
Mar 6, 1923 - Mar 18, 2000
Fordyce, AR
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Jul 22, 1920 - Feb 9, 2008
Wingo, KY
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Feb 1, 1921 - May 16, 1995
East Saint Louis, IL
Maxine Sisson
Oct 9, 1923 - Oct 20, 2010
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Laudis A Sisson
Feb 12, 1926 - Aug 26, 1987
Orvil W Sisson
Sep 16, 1922 - March 1996
Clinton, AR
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Jul 12, 1927 - Nov 3, 1995
Springtown, TX
George Sisson
May 25, 1902 - June 1973
Des Arc, Arkansas

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