Dolores M Saunders (1929 - 1994)

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Grangeville, Idaho County, Idaho

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Saunders and Corbett marriage certificate

Saunders and Corbett marriage certificate

Highland Academy,Tennessee 1947

Highland Academy,Tennessee 1947

Ernest Jesse Saunders

Ernest Jesse Saunders

Clara and Dora Williams

Clara and Dora Williams

Francis & Dora (Saunders) Synott

Francis & Dora (Saunders) Synott

Crystal Saunders Devasier Rash Mercado

Crystal Saunders Devasier Rash Mercado

Warren Knox Layne

Warren Knox Layne

Frances Saunders, West Virginia, 1928

Frances Saunders, West Virginia, 1928

Midale and Area Schools and Bands

Midale and Area Schools and Bands

Ewing Saunders and Sara Woodward

Ewing Saunders and Sara Woodward

Gravestone of Thomas Franklin Saunders

Gravestone of Thomas Franklin Saunders

Thomas Franklin

Thomas Franklin

gravestone of Ella Barclay Louise Cleare Saunders

gravestone of Ella Barclay Louise Cleare Saunders

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Thomas Franklyn Saunders Saunders and Corbett marriage certificate Highland Academy,Tennessee 1947 Ernest Jesse Saunders

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1929 - In the year that Dolores M Saunders was born, the St. Valentine's Day Massacre happened on February 14th. In Chicago, seven men from the North Side Irish gang were gunned down by Al Capone's South Side Italian gang at the garage at 2122 North Clark Street. Al Capone was making a successful move to take over Chicago's organized crime. But the St. Valentine's Day massacre also resulted in a public outcry against all gangsters.

1943 - Dolores was only 14 years old when on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

1963 - When she was 34 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

1965 - Dolores was 36 years old when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

1994 - In the year of Dolores M Saunders's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Dolores M Saunders passed away in February 1994 at 64 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Dolores. She was born on August 7, 1929. We are unaware of information about Dolores's immediate family. We know that Dolores M Saunders had been residing in Grangeville, Idaho County, Idaho.

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