Doris Jones (1902 - 1978)

Doris Jones
1902 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Doris Jones was born on July 26, 1902. She died in November 1978 at age 76. We know that Doris Jones had been residing in Winston Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina 27104.

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Doris Jones died in November 1978 at age 76. She was born on July 26, 1902. We are unaware of information about Doris's immediate family. We know that Doris Jones had been residing in Winston Salem, Forsyth County, North Carolina 27104.
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1902 - 1978 World Events

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In 1902, in the year that Doris Jones was born, the Aswan Low Dam (the old Aswan Dam) began construction in Egypt in 1899 and was completed in 1902 - making it the largest masonry dam in the world at the time. The dam was built on the Nile River in order to conserve water and regulate flooding, allowing for population increase along the Nile.

In 1928, when she was 26 years old, aviatrix Amelia Earhart, age 31, became the first woman to fly solo across North America and back in August. In June, she had been part of a 3 man crew that flew the Atlantic Ocean but since she had no instrument training, she couldn't fly the plane - she kept the flight log. The North American flight became one of her many "firsts" as a female pilot.

In 1942, by the time she was 40 years old, on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

In 1962, when she was 60 years old, on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1978, in the year of Doris Jones's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Other Doris Joneses

Nov 26, 1935 - Unknown
around 1902 - Aug 17, 1942
around 1931 - Feb 8, 1945
around 1907 - Jul 9, 1944
around 1922 - Unknown
around 1915 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
around 1920 - Unknown
around 1918 - Unknown
around 1919 - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - 1934
1903 - 1985
1906 - 1985
Unknown - Unknown
Unknown - Unknown
1897 - 1984
1903 - 1984
1920 - 1982
1924 - 1981

Other Joneses

Nov 19, 1895 - December 1969
Oct 16, 1919 - Jun 10, 1996
Sep 9, 1911 - March 1979
Aug 20, 1914 - Mar 11, 1991
Mar 16, 1881 - September 1971
Sep 27, 1917 - May 4, 1999
Mar 31, 1885 - October 1967
Feb 4, 1917 - January 1986
Sep 21, 1918 - Nov 28, 2009
Mar 30, 1899 - September 1985
Aug 31, 1917 - October 1992
Oct 19, 1918 - October 1986
Jul 28, 1915 - Apr 2, 2007
Dec 31, 1909 - June 1981
Mar 24, 1902 - June 1985
Aug 25, 1910 - Jul 31, 1997
Mar 27, 1918 - July 1970
May 6, 1921 - January 1987
Oct 9, 1917 - March 1996
Aug 26, 1902 - August 1966

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Jul 10, 1910 - Jul 5, 1995
Oct 29, 1908 - January 1965
Jul 18, 1901 - Apr 20, 1996
Feb 12, 1909 - Dec 15, 1991
May 23, 1913 - December 1988
Jul 1, 1896 - July 1970
Sep 7, 1897 - March 1986
Nov 9, 1899 - August 1968
Jun 30, 1902 - May 1976
Apr 14, 1890 - Jan 13, 1991
May 10, 1919 - Aug 30, 1999
Aug 12, 1886 - May 1972
Jun 15, 1918 - Oct 15, 2006
Dec 17, 1915 - Sep 14, 1996
Jun 24, 1880 - September 1970
Sep 9, 1896 - December 1984
Nov 2, 1900 - October 1955
May 19, 1895 - June 1963
Nov 19, 1895 - December 1969
May 16, 1908 - Mar 17, 1997
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