Doris E Dukes (1896 - 1991)

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Doris E Dukes
1896 - 1991
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November 1896
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June 14, 1991
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Florence, Florence County, South Carolina 29505
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Doris E Dukes was born in November 1896. She died on June 14, 1991 at 94 years old. We know that Doris E Dukes had been residing in Florence, Florence County, South Carolina 29505.
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Doris E Dukes died on June 14, 1991 at 94 years of age. She was born in November 1896. There is no information about Doris's family or relationships. We know that Doris E Dukes had been residing in Florence, Florence County, South Carolina 29505.

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In 1896, in the year that Doris E Dukes was born, on August 17th, the first pedestrian v car fatality occurred in Great Britain. Bridget Driscoll, age 44, was walking with her family on the grounds of The Crystal Palace in London when she was hit by a car driven by Arthur James Edsall. Edsall claimed to be going 4.5 mph and Driscoll's death was ruled an "accidental death" after an inquest.

In 1944, she was 48 years old when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1961, by the time she was 65 years old, 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 1977, she was 81 years old when 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.

In 1991, in the year of Doris E Dukes's passing, on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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