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Dessie Creach (1889 - 1972)

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Dessie Creach
1889 - 1972
Born
June 20, 1889
Death
September 1972
Last Known Residence
Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma 73650
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Dessie Creach of Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma was born on June 20, 1889, and died at age 83 years old in September 1972.
Updated: November 7, 2011
Biography ID: 65796375

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Dessie Creach passed away at age 83 years old in September 1972. Dessie Creach of Hammon, Roger Mills County, Oklahoma was born on June 20, 1889.

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Dessie Creach lived 13 years longer than the average Creach family member when she died at the age of 83.
The average age of a Creach family member is 70.
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In 1889, in the year that Dessie Creach was born, on February 22nd, President Cleveland signed a bill allowing North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and Washington to become states. North and South Dakota became the 39th and 40th states on November 2nd, Montana became the 41st state on November 8th, and Washington became the 42nd state on November 11th.

In 1891, when she was just 2 years old, on June 25th, in the July issue of The Strand Magazine in London, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's character Sherlock Holmes appeared in a series of short stories for the first time. Doyle eventually wrote 4 novels and 56 short stories with Holmes as the main character.

In 1924, she was 35 years old when 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.

In 1939, Dessie was 50 years old when on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1972, in the year of Dessie Creach's passing, on September 5th, the Palestinian terrorist group Black September, with the assistance of German neo-nazis, kidnapped and killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Olympic Games in Munich. The attackers crept into the Olympic Village and abducted the athletes while they were sleeping. A German policeman was also killed.

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