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Doris Jennette (Fraser) Sinclair (1899 - 1989)

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Doris Jennette (Fraser) Sinclair
1899 - 1989
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1899
Collingwood, VIC Australia
Death
1989
Melbourne, VIC Australia
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Doris Jennette (Fraser) Sinclair was born in 1899 in Collingwood, VIC Australia. Her maiden name is Fraser and she married into the Sinclair family. She is the child of Elizabeth (Fraser) Fraser and Simon Fraser, with siblings Alexander and Mabel. She died in 1989 in Melbourne, VIC Australia at 90 years old.
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Doris Jennette (Fraser) Sinclair died in 1989 in Melbourne, VIC Australia at 90 years old. She was born in 1899 in Collingwood, VIC Australia. She is the child of Elizabeth (Fraser) Fraser and Simon Fraser, with siblings Alexander and Mabel.
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In 1899, in the year that Doris Jennette (Fraser) Sinclair was born, on February 14th, the first voting machines were approved by Congress for use in federal elections. Several states were already using voting machines in their elections and the Federal government was finally convinced of their safety and accuracy.

In 1908, by the time she was only 9 years old, President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

In 1919, by the time she was 20 years old, in June, the Treaty of Versailles - officially ending World War I - was signed. The European Allies demanded "compensation by Germany for all damage done to the civilian population of the Allies and their property by the aggression of Germany by land, by sea and from the air.” The requirement of compensation is seen by most as the reason for the collapse of the German economy and gave rise to the rule of Hitler.

In 1947, by the time she was 48 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1989, in the year of Doris Jennette (Fraser) Sinclair'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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