Catherine T Rogers (1916 - 1998)

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Catherine T Rogers
1916 - 1998
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April 5, 1916
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February 3, 1998
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Catherine T Rogers was born on April 5, 1916. She died on February 3, 1998 at 81 years old.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Calverton National Cemetery Section 66 Site 4704 210 Princeton Boulevard - Rt 25, in Calverton, New York 11933
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Branch of service: Us Army Air Corps
Rank attained: T SGT
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Catherine T Rogers died on February 3, 1998 at 81 years old. She was buried in Calverton National Cemetery Section 66 Site 4704, Calverton, New York. She was born on April 5, 1916. There is no information about Catherine's family or relationships.

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In 1916, in the year that Catherine T Rogers was born, the Battle of Verdun was fought from February through December. It was the largest and longest battle of World War I, lasting 303 days. The original estimates were 714,231 casualties - 377,231 French and 337,000 German, an average of 70,000 casualties a month. Current estimates are even larger. The Battle of the Somme was also fought from July through September of the same year. Original estimates were 485,000 British and French casualties and 630,000 German casualties.

In 1935, she was 19 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 1953, at the age of 37 years old, Catherine was alive 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 1963, she was 47 years old when on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1998, in the year of Catherine T Rogers's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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