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Clara Browne (1915 - 2008)

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Clara Browne
1915 - 2008
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November 28, 1915
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January 6, 2008
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Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14217
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Clara Browne was born on November 28, 1915. She died on January 6, 2008 at 92 years of age. We know that Clara Browne had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14217.
Updated: October 5, 2011
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Clara Browne died on January 6, 2008 at 92 years old. She was born on November 28, 1915. There is no information about Clara's family or relationships. We know that Clara Browne had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14217.
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In 1915, in the year that Clara Browne was born, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1929, by the time she was merely 14 years old, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1933, by the time she was 18 years old, on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

In 1956, when she was 41 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1987, she was 72 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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