Cornelia A Williams (1940 - 2002)

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Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi

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1940 - In the year that Cornelia A Williams was born, on November 5th, President Franklin Roosevelt was elected to a third term, defeating Wendell Willkie of Indiana (a corporate lawyer). Roosevelt running for a third term was controversial. But the U.S. was emerging from the Great Recession and he promised that he would not involve the country in any foreign war (which of course changed when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor). Roosevelt defeated Willkie in the popular vote by 54.7 to 44.8% and in the Electoral College 449 to 82.

1950 - Cornelia was only 10 years old when on June 25th, the Korean War began when North Korean Communist forces crossed the 38th parallel. The Soviet Union and China backed North Korea and the U.N., primarily the United States backed South Korea.

1955 - When she was merely 15 years old, on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

1970 - Cornelia was 30 years old when on May 1st, US troops invaded Cambodia, expanding the Vietnam War. The invasion of Cambodia was a Nixon policy, although it was argued against by both his Secretary of State and his Secretary of Defense.

1987 - By the time she was 47 years old, 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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Cornelia A Williams died on September 11, 2002 at 62 years old. No cause of death has been listed for Cornelia. She was born on May 17, 1940. There is no information about Cornelia's family or relationships. We know that Cornelia A Williams had been residing in Columbus, Lowndes County, Mississippi.

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