Chalmers Ballard (1900 - 1975)

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Chalmers Ballard
1900 - 1975
September 9, 1900
May 1975
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Opp, Covington County, Alabama 36467
Chalmers Ballard was born on September 9, 1900. Chalmers died in May 1975 at age 74. We know that Chalmers Ballard had been residing in Opp, Covington County, Alabama 36467.
Updated: November 4, 2011
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Chalmers Ballard passed away in May 1975 at 74 years old. Chalmers was born on September 9, 1900. There is no information about Chalmers' family or relationships. We know that Chalmers Ballard had been residing in Opp, Covington County, Alabama 36467.

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In 1900, in the year that Chalmers Ballard was born, Carrie Chapman Catt succeeded Susan B. Anthony as the president of the National American Woman Suffrage Association. NAWSA was created by Anthony in 1890 in order to fight for the right of women to vote in the United States. Membership in NAWSA began at 7,000 and in the decades of the struggle - women didn't get the right to vote until 1920 - membership rose to 2 million.

In 1912, Chalmers was merely 12 years old when Arizona was admitted to the United States in February (on Valentine's Day). It became the 48th state in the Union. Previously a Spanish - then Mexican - territory, the U.S. paid $15 million dollars for the area in 1848. Arizona was the last of the contiguous states to be admitted to the United States.

In 1934, at the age of 34 years old, Chalmers was alive when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1951, this person was 51 years old when on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1975, in the year of Chalmers Ballard's passing, on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

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