Doris I Burnett (1897 - 1973)

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Doris I Burnett
1897 - 1973
updated February 06, 2019
Doris I Burnett was born on August 31, 1897. She died on July 15, 1973 at 75 years old. We know that Doris I Burnett had been residing in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland 21740.


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Doris I Burnett passed away on July 15, 1973 at 75 years of age. She was born on August 31, 1897. We have no information about Doris's family. We know that Doris I Burnett had been residing in Hagerstown, Washington County, Maryland 21740.
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In 1897, in the year that Doris I Burnett was born, in the January 22nd issue of "Engineering", the word "computer" was first used to refer to a mechanical calculation device. Previously - since the 17th century - the term computer meant "one who computes" and referred to human beings who worked with numbers.

In 1901, Doris was only 4 years old when the first Nobel Prizes were awarded. Chemist and engineer Alfred Nobel, who died in 1896, had provided in his will for prizes in physics, chemistry, and physiology or medicine, who have produced the most distinguished literary work of an idealist tendency, and who have contributed the most toward world peace. The winners in 1901 were: Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen for physics, Jacobus Henricus van't Hoff for chemistry, Emil Adolf von Behring for physiology or medicine, Sully Prudhomme for literature, and Jean Henry Dunant and Frédéric Passy for peace.

In 1933, Doris was 36 years old when Frances Perkins became the first woman to hold a cabinet-level position, appointed by President Roosevelt to serve as Secretary of Labor. She told him that her priorities would be a 40-hour work week, a minimum wage, unemployment compensation, worker’s compensation, abolition of child labor, direct federal aid to the states for unemployment relief, Social Security, a revitalized federal employment service, and universal health insurance. President Roosevelt approved of all of them and most them were implemented during his terms as President. She served until his death in 1945.

In 1942, by the time she was 45 years old, from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

In 1973, in the year of Doris I Burnett's passing, on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

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Doris Maud Burnett
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Doris Rita Burnett
1919 - 1984
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Doris Edith Burnett
1906 - 1969
Preston, Australia
Doris Kate Burnett
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Heidelberg, Australia
Doris Burnett
Nov 24, 1925 - Feb 7, 1966
Doris Lavonne Burnett
Jan 28, 1922 - Dec 1, 1995
Greenville, MS
Doris M. (Green) Burnett
Born: around 1967
Doris F. (Mccauley) Burnett
Born: around 1938
Doris M. (Green) Burnett
Born: around 1968
Doris (Stredic) Burnett
Born: around 1949
Doris (Stredic) Burnett
Born: around 1948
Doris R. (Lawrence) Burnett
Born: around 1965
Doris J. (Lockhart) Burnett
Born: around 1948
Doris B. (Villafano) Burnett
Born: around 1951
Doris J. (Williamson) Burnett
Born: around 1955
Doris J. (Walker) Burnett
Born: around 1935
Doris E. (Castilaw) Burnett
Born: around 1951
Doris N Burnett
Dec 26, 1919 - Nov 19, 2004
Springfield, VA
Doris Emma Burnett
Jan 9, 1927 - Sep 26, 2007
Ridgecrest, California
Doris L Burnett
Sep 13, 1915 - Jun 15, 2000
Valencia, CA

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Minnie P Burnett
Nov 9, 1901 - Dec 4, 1991
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Holland H Burnett
Dec 1, 1921 - Nov 3, 1979
Marjorie E Burnett
Mar 7, 1925 - Jan 10, 1997
Houston, TX
Ada Burnett
Apr 27, 1905 - April 1985
Westminster, Maryland
Alice Burnett
Aug 28, 1895 - January 1977
Carlisle, Pennsylvania
Elaine Burnett
Jan 11, 1924 - January 1965
Phoenix, Arizona
Elmer Burnett
Aug 14, 1897 - November 1973
Lawnside, New Jersey
Randall Burnett
Dec 26, 1887 - March 1966
Hagerstown, Maryland
John Burnett
Jul 4, 1926 - Aug 18, 1990
Baltimore, MD
Mary Burnett
Mar 3, 1891 - June 1968
Baltimore, Maryland
Elizabeth Burnett
Jan 11, 1906 - May 20, 1995
Baltimore, MD
Fred Burnett
Jun 22, 1894 - July 1963
Thomas D Burnett
Jan 17, 1928 - Oct 24, 1993
White Marsh, MD
Nellie Burnett
Jul 9, 1904 - September 1981
Hollywood, Florida
Mary E Burnett
Sep 21, 1917 - Mar 29, 1994
Phoenix, AZ
Mary K Burnett
Feb 8, 1911 - Dec 27, 1987
Salisbury, MD
Doris J Burnett
Dec 9, 1934 - March 1990
George E Burnett
Oct 11, 1910 - Nov 9, 1990
Robert Burnett
Feb 12, 1888 - May 1971
Washington, District of Columbia
Lauraetta Burnett
Feb 25, 1937 - Sep 25, 2004
Norfolk, VA

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Dec 29, 1875 - November 1974
Smithsburg, Maryland
Nina Cunningham
Aug 31, 1880 - April 1972
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Jul 9, 1875 - January 1974
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Linda A Gaines
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Fannie Hildebrand
Aug 29, 1894 - April 1981
Hagerstown, Maryland
Lillie Waits
Mar 26, 1889 - February 1978
Hagerstown, Maryland
Margaret I Reynolds
Nov 13, 1886 - Mar 15, 1968
Hagerstown, MD
Florence Slaughter
Feb 27, 1894 - January 1983
Hagerstown, Maryland
Rosaria Perfetto
Jun 6, 1889 - December 1966
Hagerstown, Maryland
Marcus D Keyser Jr
Feb 7, 1949 - May 22, 2001
Frederick, MD
Martha v Valintine
Nov 30, 1908 - Jan 17, 2003
Keedysville, MD
Charles L Walters
Mar 27, 1950 - May 3, 2010
Peterstown, WV
Mary B Robinson
Jan 14, 1921 - Mar 29, 2004
Emmitsburg, MD
Vincentia Enzman
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Elizabeth West
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Michael Atlee Webber
Jun 1, 1950 - Dec 13, 2007
Florence, South Carolina
Linda L Mahone
Sep 21, 1951 - Dec 30, 2010
Hagerstown, MD
James J Maria
Jan 2, 1951 - Jul 4, 2008
Frederick, MD
Catherine Mullooly
Mar 3, 1886 - February 1973
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Pearl Shifler
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