Dorotha J Carter (1912 - 1995)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Dorotha J Carter’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Dorotha so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Dorotha’s biography.

Dorotha J Carter Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Dorotha J Carter and her immediate Carter family. Add to Dorotha J Carter's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Dorotha.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Dorotha J Carter? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Dorotha finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Dorotha attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Dorotha did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Dorotha J Carter is a military veteran.

Middle name

J

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Dorotha's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Dorotha's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Dorotha a religious woman? Add Dorotha’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Dorotha during various points of her life.

Timeline

1912 - In the year that Dorotha J Carter was born, the RMS Titanic sank in April. The RMS Titanic was a British built and run passenger liner that was billed as "unsinkable." On its maiden voyage from Southampton England to New York City, carrying about 2,224 passengers and crew - from the wealthiest people in the world to poor emigrants from Europe, the Titanic hit an iceberg. Five of her watertight compartments failed but she was designed to survive only 4 being flooded. She began to sink. There were only enough lifeboats for about half of the passengers so over 1,000 remained behind while "women and children first" were loaded. Over 1500 died, making it the largest maritime disaster in modern history.

1913 - When she was only 1 year old, ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

1924 - Dorotha was merely 12 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

1965 - By the time she was 53 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

1995 - In the year of Dorotha J Carter's passing, on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

Dorotha J Carter Family Tree

Who was Dorotha’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Dorotha’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Dorotha's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Dorotha J Carter
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Dorotha's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Dorotha J Carter is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Dorotha J Carter passed away on November 10, 1995 at 82 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Dorotha. She was born on December 22, 1912. There is no information about Dorotha's surviving family. We know that Dorotha J Carter had been residing in .

Memories

What do you remember about Dorotha J Carter? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Dorotha is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Dorotha J Carter

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources