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Cecil Leroy Creech (1916 - 2006)

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Cecil Leroy Creech
1916 - 2006
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October 27, 1916
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December 13, 2006
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Carmichael, Sacramento County, California 95608
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Cecil Leroy Creech was born on October 27, 1916. He died on December 13, 2006 at 90 years old. We know that Cecil Leroy Creech had been residing in Carmichael, Sacramento County, California 95608.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Cecil Leroy Creech died on December 13, 2006 at age 90. He was born on October 27, 1916. We are unaware of information about Cecil's family or relationships. We know that Cecil Leroy Creech had been residing in Carmichael, Sacramento County, California 95608.
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In 1916, in the year that Cecil Leroy Creech was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1926, Cecil was merely 10 years old when on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

In 1964, at the age of 48 years old, Cecil was alive when on June 11th, activist Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in South Africa for conspiring to overthrow the state (because of his numerous anti-apartheid activities). He served 27 years in prison.

In 1977, he was 61 years old when on May 25th, Star Wars premiered in theaters. Eventually, it became the highest-grossing film of all time - until E.T. surpassed it a few years later. It was an immediate hit with theatergoers.

In 1982, he was 66 years old when on June 30th, time ran out on the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). The Amendment had only received 35 of the necessary 38 state ratifications. First sent to the states in 1972, the Amendment stated that "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex".

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