Della Darter (1884 - 1978)

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Della Darter
1884 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Della Darter was born on September 3, 1884. She died in October 1978 at 94 years old. We know that Della Darter had been residing in Russellville, Pope County, Arkansas.


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Della Darter died in October 1978 at 94 years old. She was born on September 3, 1884. We have no information about Della's family or relationships. We know that Della Darter had been residing in Russellville, Pope County, Arkansas.
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1884 - 1978 World Events

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In 1884, in the year that Della Darter was born, on August 5th, the cornerstone for the base of the Statue of Liberty - a gift from the people of France - was laid. 120,000 people - most donations were $1 - donated to the completion of the base. An 1883 poem by Emma Lazarus was also written to raise funds. That poem was included in the base of the statue and is well known today. The most famous phrase: "Keep, ancient lands, your storied pomp!" cries she
With silent lips. "Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tost to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door!"

In 1940, when she was 56 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1955, when she was 71 years old, on September 10th the TV show "Gunsmoke" debuted on CBS. It went on to be television's longest-running western. Matt Dillon, Chester, Doc Adams, and Miss Kitty became household names.

In 1965, by the time she was 81 years old, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1978, in the year of Della Darter's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Feb 11, 1903 - January 1982
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Dec 9, 1885 - November 1974
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James A Darter
Nov 11, 1929 - Jun 21, 2010
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Floyd G Darter
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William Darter
Mar 16, 1895 - July 1974
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Henry A Darter
Jan 18, 1940 - Jul 18, 1997
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William J Darter
Sep 7, 1940 - Sep 18, 1994
Springdale, AR
Claude Darter
Mar 2, 1898 - May 1967
Ozark, Arkansas
Thomas W Darter
May 6, 1903 - Jan 23, 1989
Fisher, AR
Helen L Darter
Apr 17, 1918 - Mar 20, 1998
Phillip Darter
Jul 30, 1895 - February 1969
Fisher, Arkansas
William D Darter
Mar 8, 1921 - Jan 15, 1997
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Mattie Darter
Feb 21, 1900 - March 1983
Fort Smith, Arkansas
Modean Darter
Sep 9, 1900 - Sep 2, 1991
Willard Dempsey Darter
Jul 10, 1923 - Sep 8, 2010
Tulare, California
Floyd J Darter
Mar 22, 1915 - Jun 1, 1988
Atkins, AR
Ethel Darter
Jul 30, 1894 - Aug 5, 1988
Santa Paula, CA

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