Claire v. Delker (1924 - 1992)

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Claire V. Delker
1924 - 1992
updated February 06, 2019
Claire v. Delker was born on April 1, 1924 in Shenandoah, Iowa. She died on January 30, 1992 in Visalia, California at age 67. We know that Claire v. Delker had been residing in Porterville, Tulare County, California United States 93257.

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Claire V. Delker Biography

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Claire v. Delker

First name

Claire

Middle name

V.

Maiden name

Unknown.

Last Name(s)

Nickname(s) or aliases

Gender

Female

Birth

Claire Delker was born on in Shenandoah, Page County, Iowa United States

Death

Claire Delker died on in Visalia, Tulare County, California United States

Cause of death

Diabetic Complications

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Obituary

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Ethnicity & Lineage

Swedish/German

Nationality & Locations Lived

America

Religion

Seventh Day Adventist

Last Known Residence

Porterville, Tulare County, California United States 93257

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Professions

Retired Kindergarten Teacher

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Claire v. Delker passed away on January 30, 1992 in Visalia, California at age 67. She was born on April 1, 1924 in Shenandoah, Iowa. There is no information about Claire's surviving family. We know that Claire v. Delker had been residing in Porterville, Tulare County, California United States 93257.
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1924 - 1992 World Events

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In 1924, in the year that Claire v. Delker was born, Macy's department store in New York held its first "Thanksgiving parade" on November 27th at 9a - during church services but leaving plenty of time to attend the big football game between Syracuse and Columbia universities. The parade was held as a way to promote the opening of the “World’s Largest Store” and its 1 million square feet of retail space in Manhattan’s Herald Square. The parade was 6 miles long and included floats, Macy's employees dressed as clowns, cowboys, and sword-wielding knights, and animals from Central Park Zoo. Santa Claus, of course, brought up the rear - opening the Christmas shopping season for Macy's.

In 1942, she was 18 years old when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1973, Claire was 49 years old when in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

In 1988, she was 64 years old when on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1992, in the year of Claire v. Delker's passing, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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