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Dora S Barnhill (1894 - 1989)

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Dora S Barnhill
1894 - 1989
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September 9, 1894
Death
February 1989
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Rocky Point, Pender County, North Carolina 28457
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Dora S Barnhill was born on September 9, 1894. She died in February 1989 at 94 years of age. We know that Dora S Barnhill had been residing in Rocky Point, Pender County, North Carolina 28457.
Updated: October 7, 2011
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Dora S Barnhill passed away in February 1989 at 94 years old. She was born on September 9, 1894. We are unaware of information about Dora's family. We know that Dora S Barnhill had been residing in Rocky Point, Pender County, North Carolina 28457.
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In 1894, in the year that Dora S Barnhill was born, on March 12th, for the first time, Coca-Cola was sold in individual bottles as a drink for consumer consumption. Previously, it was sold as a syrup for upset stomachs - over the counter.

In 1915, at the age of 21 years old, Dora was alive when in May, the RMS Lusitania was sunk by a German torpedo. The Lusitania was a British passenger ship that was sailing from New York to Liverpool England. She sank in 18 minutes - 1,198 died and 761 survived. While travelers were the main casualty - and commodity - the Lusitania did carry wartime weapons. "Remember the Lusitania" became the rallying cry of World War 1.

In 1966, when she was 72 years old, on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1977, Dora was 83 years old when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1989, in the year of Dora S Barnhill's passing, on January 20th, George Herbert Walker Bush became the 41st President of the United States. Previously Ronald Regan's Vice President, he ran against Michael Dukakis and won the popular vote by 53.4% to 45.6%.

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