Dora C Ayres (1913 - 1989)

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Dora C Ayres
1913 - 1989
updated February 06, 2019
Dora C Ayres was born on January 14, 1913. She died on January 11, 1989 at age 75. We know that Dora C Ayres had been residing in Maynardville, Union County, Tennessee 37807.


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Dora C Ayres passed away on January 11, 1989 at 75 years old. She was born on January 14, 1913. We have no information about Dora's family or relationships. We know that Dora C Ayres had been residing in Maynardville, Union County, Tennessee 37807.
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In 1913, in the year that Dora C Ayres was born, the 17th Amendment, establishing the direct election of U.S. Senators, was adopted. Previously, Senators were elected by state legislatures. As early as 1826, a call to elect senators through popular vote was championed and previous to the 17th amendment, two states had already changed their process. Governors are still able to appoint senators to vacant seats until an election can be held.

In 1932, she was 19 years old when on February 27th, actress Elizabeth Taylor was born in London. Her parents were Americans living in London and when she was 7, the family moved to Los Angeles. Her first small part in a movie was in There's One Born Every Minute in 1942 but her first starring role was in National Velvet in 1944. She became as famous for her 8 marriages (to 7 people) as she was for her beauty and films.

In 1962, when she was 49 years old, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1978, by the time she was 65 years old, 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.

In 1989, in the year of Dora C Ayres's passing, on March 24th, the Exxon Valdez, an oil tanker, struck a reef in Alaska's Prince William Sound and oil began spilling out of the hold. The oil would eventually contaminate more than a thousand miles of coastline. It is estimated that over 10.8 million gallons of crude oil spilled into the Sound - killing 100,000 to 250,000 seabirds, over 2,800 sea otters, about 12 river otters, 300 harbor seals, 247 bald eagles, and 22 orcas - as well as an unknown number of salmon and herring.

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Sep 15, 1875 - January 1969
Midway, Tennessee
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Aug 25, 1897 - October 1971
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Sep 6, 1905 - Nov 17, 2004
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Blanche R Ayres
Dec 9, 1943 - Aug 24, 2009
Knoxville, TN
Patricia M Ayres
Apr 26, 1905 - Jul 19, 1992
Knoxville, TN
Margaret Ayres
Jul 21, 1893 - April 1970
Memphis, Tennessee
Ollie Ayres
Mar 18, 1892 - April 1985
Louisville, Tennessee
Walter Ayres
Oct 18, 1916 - May 1987
Chicago, Illinois
Iva L Ayres
Oct 17, 1917 - Aug 6, 2002
Knoxville, TN
Louis Ayres
Aug 28, 1899 - July 1980
Cedar Hill, Tennessee
Joe Ayres
Aug 26, 1892 - September 1978
Springfield, Tennessee
Addie Ayres
Aug 17, 1890 - May 1973
Knoxville, Tennessee
John C Ayres
Oct 6, 1928 - Sep 24, 1996
Winchester, VA
Mildred Ayres
Sep 7, 1891 - April 1969
Memphis, Tennessee
James D Ayres
May 23, 1930 - Jun 10, 2011
Cedar Hill, TN
Mildred W Ayres
May 7, 1928 - Dec 9, 2000
Memphis, TN
Mary Ayres
Aug 10, 1921 - December 1980

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Newport, TN
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