Dorothy A Campbell (1927 - 1991)

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Dorothy A Campbell
1927 - 1991
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy A Campbell was born on February 17, 1927. She died in October 1991 at age 64.


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Dorothy A Campbell passed away in October 1991 at 64 years of age. She was born on February 17, 1927. We have no information about Dorothy's family.
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In 1927, in the year that Dorothy A Campbell was born, aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

In 1965, Dorothy was 38 years old when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1976, when she was 49 years old, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

In 1983, at the age of 56 years old, Dorothy was alive when physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

In 1991, in the year of Dorothy A Campbell's passing, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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Dorothy M Campbell
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California, United States
Dorothy M Campbell
Born: around 1920
Colorado, United States
Dorothy L Campbell
Born: around 1921
Missouri, United States
Dorothy B Campbell
Born: around 1921
Nebraska, United States
Dorothy A Campbell
Born: around 1917
Pennsylvania, United States
Dorothy S Campbell
Born: around 1923
Pennsylvania, United States
Dorothy M Campbell
Born: around 1921
New Jersey, United States
Dorothy May Campbell
Died: 1941
Dorothy Mary Campbell
1891 - 1985
Trar, Australia
Dorothy Amelia M Campbell
1906 - 1983
Murt, Australia
Dorothy Emerzine Campbell
1896 - 1982
Bair, Australia
Dorothy Alice Campbell
1897 - 1981
Brunswick, Australia
Dorothy Annie Campbell
1892 - 1980
Prahran, Australia
Dorothy May Campbell
Blac, Australia
Dorothy Helen Campbell
1907 - 1980
Mary, Australia
Dorothy Eva Campbell
1927 - 1979
Geelong, Australia
Dorothy Isabel Campbell
1909 - 1979
Heidelberg, Australia
Dorothy Hope Campbell
1913 - 1978
Melbourne, Australia
Dorothy Norah Campbell
1912 - 1977
Glen, Australia

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Alice A Campbell
Sep 15, 1927 - Jul 2, 2008
Huntington, NY
Helen Campbell
Nov 20, 1909 - Feb 2, 2004
Brick, NJ
Isabel Campbell
Nov 13, 1906 - December 1991
New York, NY
Francis M Campbell
Jun 17, 1909 - Aug 18, 2001
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Lea Campbell
May 24, 1902 - Nov 29, 1997
Bellmore, NY
Patrick Campbell
Feb 29, 1892 - February 1970
Anna v Campbell
Mar 16, 1913 - Mar 29, 1996
Philadelphia, PA
Margaret Campbell
Jun 14, 1906 - February 1982
New York, NY
Margaret Campbell
Mar 15, 1907 - December 1977
Rochelle Park, NJ
Eli S Campbell
Sep 17, 1917 - Nov 12, 1993
Jamaica, NY
Evelyn Campbell
Nov 27, 1913 - Feb 19, 2003
Melbourne, FL
George Campbell
Dec 26, 1916 - Nov 20, 2002
New York, NY
George Campbell
Apr 23, 1917 - April 1986
Jamaica, NY
Edna Mae Campbell
Mar 28, 1925 - Dec 14, 2010
Savannah, GA
Robert J Campbell
May 18, 1932 - Jun 4, 2002
Palm Bay, FL
James J Campbell
Feb 8, 1935 - Mar 30, 2010
New Port Richey, FL
Duncan A Campbell
Apr 2, 1911 - Dec 24, 1991
New York, NY
G R Campbell
Jul 7, 1936 - Feb 15, 1990
Louisa Campbell
Mar 31, 1914 - Dec 3, 2000
Herkimer, NY
Wayne F Campbell
Apr 18, 1937 - Sep 20, 2008
Albany, NY

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John G Silka
Apr 8, 1928 - May 22, 1999
Yonkers, NY
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Jan 7, 1926 - Mar 10, 1992
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Jun 16, 1928 - Mar 17, 2002
Ossining, NY
Peter Pelosi
Nov 19, 1926 - Jul 12, 2010
Hawthorne, NY
James Lopez
Sep 5, 1929 - October 1976
Miriam B Miller
Oct 1, 1927 - Aug 19, 2002
Fremont, CA
Laurette Travers
Jul 27, 1926 - February 1985
Scarsdale, NY
Raymond Bender
Feb 4, 1929 - May 21, 2005
Wilmington, NC
Eugene J Scavin
Sep 7, 1927 - Oct 1, 1985
Alfred B Gessler
Jun 21, 1929 - Jul 8, 2004
West Harrison, NY
Robert Jenks
May 6, 1928 - February 1973
Frances L Maiolo
Feb 3, 1929 - Jan 13, 1998
Wappingers Falls, NY
Robert Milgrim
Oct 23, 1928 - May 29, 2010
Highlands, NC
T Brodie
Oct 14, 1928 - May 1989
White Plains, NY
William L Hauptman
Feb 27, 1929 - May 1, 1997
Hyde Park, NY
Richard Sebastian
Jan 18, 1929 - Sep 27, 2002
Bedford Hills, NY
Ruth Longden
Jul 3, 1918 - Aug 25, 1993
Ridgefield, CT
Robert W Shiells
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Bellevue, NE
Marus Edward Conrad Jr
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Rose Kurschner
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