Catherine Mitchell Rogers (1914 - 1982)

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Catherine Mitchell Rogers
1914 - 1982
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May 4, 1914
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December 19, 1982
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Catherine Mitchell Rogers was born on May 4, 1914. She died on December 19, 1982 at age 68.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Branch of service: Us Marine Corps
Rank attained: MGYSGT
Wars/Conflicts: Vietnam

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Catherine Mitchell Rogers passed away on December 19, 1982 at age 68. She was buried in Beaufort National Cemetery Section 49 Site 36, Beaufort, South Carolina. She was born on May 4, 1914. We are unaware of information about Catherine's family or relationships.

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In 1914, in the year that Catherine Mitchell Rogers was born, in June, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Yugoslavian national. Austria-Hungary delivered an ultimatum to Serbia. Other major powers took sides - and World War I began: Austria declared war on Serbia; Germany on Russia and France; Britain on Germany . . . and on it went until most of the world was embroiled in the war.

In 1935, she was 21 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1946, at the age of 32 years old, Catherine was alive when on July 4th, the Philippines gained independence from the United States. In 1964, Independence Day in the Philippines was moved from July 4th to June 12th at the insistence of nationalists and historians.

In 1951, she was 37 years old when 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 1982, in the year of Catherine Mitchell Rogers's passing, on September 14th, Princess Grace of Monaco (American actress Grace Kelly), 52, died of injuries when her car plunged off a mountain road. Her 17 year old daughter, Stephanie, was also in the car and suffered serious injuries but recovered. It's believed that the accident was caused when Princess Grace, who was driving, had a mild stroke.

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