Clara Decoursey (1906 - 1998)

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Clara Decoursey
1906 - 1998
updated February 06, 2019
Clara Decoursey was born on November 22, 1906. She died on August 9, 1998 at 91 years old. We know that Clara Decoursey had been residing in Rochester, Monroe County, New York.


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Clara Decoursey passed away on August 9, 1998 at 91 years old. She was born on November 22, 1906. We are unaware of information about Clara's immediate family. We know that Clara Decoursey had been residing in Rochester, Monroe County, New York.
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1906 - 1998 World Events

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In 1906, in the year that Clara Decoursey was born, Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

In 1928, she was 22 years old when Mickie Mouse was born! He first appeared in Disney's Steamboat Willie, along with Minnie. Although they were in two previous shorts, this was the first to be distributed. Steamboat Willie took advantage of the new technology and was a "talkie" - music was coordinated with the animation. It became the most popular cartoon of its day.

In 1960, by the time she was 54 years old, on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1981, by the time she was 75 years old, on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

In 1998, in the year of Clara Decoursey'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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John A Decoursey
Feb 15, 1903 - Nov 19, 1997
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Estella S Decoursey
Mar 12, 1916 - Apr 19, 2001
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Thomas W Decoursey
Jul 7, 1901 - Aug 26, 1971
Douglas A Decoursey
Apr 11, 1956 - Jan 7, 1997
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Concetta E Decoursey
Nov 24, 1902 - July 1991
Francis Decoursey
Dec 3, 1912 - June 1966
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Vincenza Decoursey
Mar 15, 1921 - Jan 13, 1991
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Robert J Decoursey
Oct 10, 1923 - Mar 7, 1991
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J S Decoursey
Jun 26, 1931 - Jun 15, 1993
Brian W Decoursey
Oct 28, 1955 - Nov 7, 2008
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Donald T Decoursey
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Daniel Decoursey
Dec 20, 1907 - August 1982
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Angelina J Decoursey
Mar 19, 1932 - May 2, 2004
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Frank Decoursey
Dec 2, 1896 - May 1971
San Diego, CA
Thomas P Decoursey
Sep 22, 1929 - May 3, 2005
East Rockaway, NY
Edward G Decoursey
Jan 10, 1930 - May 6, 1994
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