Bettina (Forsman) Brockel (1901 - 1968)

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Bettina (Forsman) Brockel
1901 - 1968
February 22, 1901
Afognak Island in Alaska United States 99615
September 1968
Yakima, Washington United States
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Titiana, Tina
Bettina (Forsman) Brockel was born on February 22, 1901 at Afognak Island, Alaska. Her maiden name is Forsman and she married into the Brockel family. She is the child of Julius Forsman and Mariia Forsman, with siblings Julia, Irene, Christina, and David. She died in September 1968 in Yakima, Washington United States at 67 years old.
Updated: October 23, 2020
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Bettina (Forsman) Brockel passed away in September 1968 in Yakima, Washington United States at 67 years old. She was born on February 22, 1901 at Afognak Island, Alaska. She is the child of Julius Forsman and Mariia Forsman, with siblings Julia, Irene, Christina, and David.

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In 1901, in the year that Bettina (Forsman) Brockel was born, Teddy Roosevelt became the 26th President of the United States. TR, as he was known, had been Vice-President for 6 months when President William McKinley was assassinated. At age 42, he became the youngest President to serve although John Kennedy, at age 43, was the youngest President elected. He was a popular progressive and was elected to a second term in 1904 as a Republican, winning 56.4% of the popular vote and 336 electoral votes.

In 1921, at the age of 20 years old, Bettina was alive when on March 4, Warren G. Harding became President. Previously a U.S. Senator, Lieutenant Governor, and Ohio State Senator, Harding was a popular President. But many scandals plagued his short administration (he died in office after 2 and a half years), including the revelations of one of his mistresses and the Teapot Dome scandal. Historically, Harding is rated as one of the worst Presidents.

In 1936, at the age of 35 years old, Bettina was alive when on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

In 1953, Bettina was 52 years old when on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1968, in the year of Bettina (Forsman) Brockel's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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