Dorinda Young (1910 - 2001)

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Dorinda Young
1910 - 2001
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October 16, 1910
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September 15, 2001
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Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16504
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Dorinda Young was born on October 16, 1910. She died on September 15, 2001 at age 90. We know that Dorinda Young had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16504.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Dorinda Young passed away on September 15, 2001 at 90 years of age. She was born on October 16, 1910. There is no information about Dorinda's surviving family. We know that Dorinda Young had been residing in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania 16504.

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In 1910, in the year that Dorinda Young was born, Thomas Edison introduced his kinetophone, which he hoped would make "talkies" a reality. But the sound wasn't synchronized to the pictures and only 45 Kinetophones were made.

In 1929, at the age of 19 years old, Dorinda was alive when on March 4th, Herbert Hoover became the 31st President of the United States. Early in his presidency, the October stock market crash - "Black Tuesday" - occurred, which lead to the Great Depression. None of his economic policies were able to make a dent in the Depression. This lead to one term and the election of Democrat Franklin D. Roosevelt winning the 1933 election in a landslide.

In 1956, she was 46 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1961, at the age of 51 years old, Dorinda was alive when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1995, Dorinda was 85 years old when on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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