Delois B Newsome (1945 - 1998)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Delois B Newsome’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Delois so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Delois’s biography.

Delois B Newsome Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Delois B Newsome and her immediate Newsome family. Add to Delois B Newsome's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Delois.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Delois B Newsome? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Did Delois move a lot? Did she emigrate from another country? Add Delois's last known location.

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Delois finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Delois attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Delois did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Delois B Newsome is a military veteran.

Middle name

B

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Delois's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Delois's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Delois a religious woman? Add Delois’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Delois during various points of her life.

Timeline

1945 - In the year that Delois B Newsome was born, on June 22nd, the Battle of Okinawa ended. A joint Army and Marine campaign, supported by the Navy, the Battle of Okinawa went on for 82 days. The last Japanese resistance on Okinawa was defeated. 4,907 Navy, 4,675 Army, and 2,938 Marine Corps personnel were killed in the battle on the US side. It is estimated that 110,071 on the Japanese side were killed - the estimate includes Okinawan citizens who were pressed into service and includes children. With the win of Okinawa, the United States gained an important base of operations in the Pacific.

1957 - At the age of just 12 years old, Delois was alive when on September 24th, the "Little Rock Nine" (nine African-American students) entered Little Rock High School. Arkansas Gov. Orval Faubus had previously prevented the students from entering the school at the beginning of the term with the Arkansas National Guard - they blocked the door. President Eisenhower ordered federal troops - the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army - to guard the students and allow them entry.

1958 - When she was only 13 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

1960 - When she was just 15 years old, on May 1st, an American CIA U-2 spy plane, piloted by Francis Gary Powers, was shot down by a surface-to-air missile over the Soviet Union. Powers ejected and survived but was captured. The U.S. claimed that the U-2 was a "weather plane" but Powers was convicted in the Soviet Union of espionage. He was released in 1962 after 1 year, 9 months and 10 days in prison.

1998 - In the year of Delois B Newsome's passing, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

Delois B Newsome Family Tree

Who was Delois’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Delois’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Delois's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Delois B Newsome
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Delois's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Delois B Newsome is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Delois B Newsome died on December 23, 1998 at age 53. No cause of death has been listed for Delois. She was born on June 28, 1945. There is no information about Delois's surviving family.

Memories

What do you remember about Delois B Newsome? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Delois is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Delois B Newsome

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources