Claude Smoot (1905 - 1983)

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Claude Smoot
1905 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Claude Smoot was born on March 11, 1905. He died in August 1983 at age 78. We know that Claude Smoot had been residing in Anna, Union County, Illinois 62906.


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Claude Smoot passed away in August 1983 at 78 years old. He was born on March 11, 1905. We are unaware of information about Claude's family. We know that Claude Smoot had been residing in Anna, Union County, Illinois 62906.
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In 1905, in the year that Claude Smoot was born, acclaimed dancer Isadora Duncan established the first school of modern dance in Berlin Germany. Isadora Duncan, born in San Francisco California, dedicated herself to the creation of beauty - through dance. Her focus on the movement of the human body rather than formal kinds of dance helped to give rise to the modern dance movement.

In 1935, when he was 30 years old, the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

In 1964, when he was 59 years old, 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 1976, Claude was 71 years old when The United States celebrated the Bicentennial of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. It was a year long celebration, with the biggest events taking place on July 4th.

In 1983, in the year of Claude Smoot's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Florence M Smoot
Nov 16, 1925 - Aug 29, 2003
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Lucia D Smoot
Mar 9, 1908 - Jan 30, 2003
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Robert E Smoot
Sep 15, 1929 - Mar 4, 2006
Oconto Falls, WI
Grace Smoot
Sep 12, 1889 - August 1982
Danville, Illinois
Judith B Smoot
Oct 6, 1936 - Dec 24, 1999
Peoria, IL
Flossie Smoot
Sep 3, 1899 - September 1982
Marion, Illinois
Robert Smoot
Mar 3, 1894 - July 1970
Danville, Illinois
E Smoot
Apr 16, 1905 - Nov 18, 2000
Spartanburg, SC
Moses Smoot
Apr 15, 1893 - April 1970
Hopkinsville, Kentucky
Viola S Smoot
Jun 16, 1912 - Apr 1, 1998
Boca Raton, FL
Lola Smoot
Jul 22, 1905 - December 1978
Pekin, Illinois
Kenneth L Smoot
Jun 20, 1932 - May 28, 2011
Anna, IL
Lena I Smoot
May 18, 1911 - Feb 9, 1998
Anna, IL
Herman Smoot
Jun 19, 1877 - March 1968
Homer, Illinois
Susan Smoot
Jan 2, 1942 - Jan 18, 1988
Wheaton, IL
Helen Smoot
Jan 17, 1907 - Jun 17, 1993
Carmen M Smoot
Oct 23, 1948 - Jan 3, 1994
Houston, TX
William O Smoot
Feb 3, 1879 - Jul 15, 1966
Mounds, IL
Oliver Smoot
May 9, 1884 - August 1968
Anna, Illinois
Marion A Smoot
Oct 18, 1906 - Oct 25, 2000
Downs, KS

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