Darl Major (1919 - 1973)

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Orrs w/1 Unknown

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George Major

George Major

Elzora Major

Elzora Major

Beccie Major

Beccie Major

1867 Mary Major-Administratrix-John Major Will

1867 Mary Major-Administratrix-John Major Will

Ira Earl Major (DSC) and unknown soldier

Ira Earl Major (DSC) and unknown soldier

1840 Smith Major Will - Pg2

1840 Smith Major Will - Pg2

1841 Smith Major Estate Settlement

1841 Smith Major Estate Settlement

1840 Smith Major Will - Pg1

1840 Smith Major Will - Pg1

1784 William  Major Will (1-3)

1784 William Major Will (1-3)

1765 William Major, Sr. Will (1-2)

1765 William Major, Sr. Will (1-2)

1836 Deed - Absolem Hankins to John Major

1836 Deed - Absolem Hankins to John Major

1867 John Major Will (2-2)

1867 John Major Will (2-2)

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Elizabeth Major Cox Orrs w/1 Unknown George Major Elzora Major

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1919 - In the year that Darl Major was born, Indian lawyer Mahatma Gandhi initiated the Satyagraha campaigns, beginning the nonviolent resistance movement against British rule of India. Satyagraha means "holding onto truth" and the campaign for India independence, which was eventually obtained, called for "self-suffering" rather than inflicting suffering (i.e., violence) on others.

1924 - When this person was just 5 years old, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

1933 - When this person was only 14 years old, Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

1949 - Darl was 30 years old when comedian Milton Berle hosted the first telethon show. It raised $1,100,000 for cancer research and lasted 16 hours. The next day, newspapers, in writing about the event, first used the word "telethon."

1973 - In the year of Darl Major's passing, on January 28th, the Paris Peace Accord was signed - supposedly ending the Vietnam War. Hostilities continued between North and South Vietnam and the U.S. continued to bomb. But by August 15, 1973, 95% of American troops had left Vietnam. The war ended in 1975 with the fall of Saigon.

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Darl Major passed away in March 1973 at 53 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Darl. Darl was born on August 5, 1919. There is no information about Darl's family or relationships.

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