Dorothy A Holtzbach (1918 - 1967)

Dorothy A Holtzbach
1918 - 1967
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy A Holtzbach was born on April 7, 1918. She died on December 9, 1967 at 49 years of age.

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Long Island National Cemetery Section 2M Site 5321, 2040 Wellwood Avenue, in Farmingdale, New York 11735
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Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Dorothy A Holtzbach died on December 9, 1967 at 49 years old. She was buried in Long Island National Cemetery Section 2M Site 5321, Farmingdale, New York. She was born on April 7, 1918. We have no information about Dorothy's immediate family.
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In 1918, in the year that Dorothy A Holtzbach was born, on November 11th, an armistice was signed between the Allies and Germany, ending the fighting on the Western Front in World War I. This meant a complete defeat of Germany although Germany never formally surrendered. It took another six months of negotiations to sign an actual peace treaty between the warring parties.

In 1921, when she was just 3 years old, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1937, by the time she was 19 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1953, at the age of 35 years old, Dorothy was alive when on January 20th, Dwight D. Eisenhower became the 34th President of the United States. Formerly the 1st Supreme Allied Commander Europe in World War II, Eisenhower had never previously held a political office.

In 1967, in the year of Dorothy A Holtzbach's passing, on October 2nd, Thurgood Marshall was sworn in as the first black US Supreme Court justice. Marshall was the great-grandson of a slave and graduated first in his class at Howard University Law School. His nomination to the Supreme Court was approved by the Senate, 69 to 11.

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