Catherine J Rogers (1946 - 1952)

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Catherine J Rogers
1946 - 1952
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October 29, 1946
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August 6, 1952
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Catherine J Rogers was born on October 29, 1946. She died on August 6, 1952 at age 5.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Golden Gate National Cemetery Section R Site 1788 1300 Sneath Lane, in San Bruno, California 94066
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: M SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Catherine J Rogers passed away on August 6, 1952 at 5 years of age. She was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery Section R Site 1788, San Bruno, California. She was born on October 29, 1946. We are unaware of information about Catherine's immediate family.

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In 1946, in the year that Catherine J Rogers was born, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1950, Catherine was merely 4 years old when on October 2, Charlie Brown appeared in the first Peanuts comic strip - created by Charles Schultz - and he was the only character in that strip. That year, Schultz said that Charlie was 4 years old, but Charlie aged a bit through the years.

In 1951, by the time she was only 5 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1952, in the year of Catherine J Rogers's passing, on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1955, by the time she was just 9 years old, in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

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