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Dora Newell (1876 - 1977)

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Dora Newell
1876 - 1977
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November 16, 1876
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April 1977
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Carrollton, Carroll County, Ohio 44615
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Dora Newell was born on November 16, 1876. She died in April 1977 at 100 years old. We know that Dora Newell had been residing in Carrollton, Carroll County, Ohio 44615.
Updated: October 8, 2011
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Dora Newell passed away in April 1977 at age 100. She was born on November 16, 1876. We are unaware of information about Dora's surviving family. We know that Dora Newell had been residing in Carrollton, Carroll County, Ohio 44615.
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In 1876, in the year that Dora Newell was born, in the Spring, Sioux chief Sitting Bull's encampment in the region of the Little Bighorn River was expanded by "vast numbers" from other tribes. This meeting of Native Americans became the last great gathering of native peoples on the Great Plains.

In 1881, Dora was merely 5 years old when on March 4th, James A. Garfield became the 20th President of the United States. On July 2nd, he was shot by Charles Guiteau, a lawyer, in Washington, D.C. The wound became infected and Garfield died on September 19. Vice President Chester A. Arthur immediately became the 21st President.

In 1927, Dora was 51 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1963, she was 87 years old when 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.

In 1977, in the year of Dora Newell's passing, on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

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