Dorothy Besner (1911 - 1984)

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Dorothy Besner
1911 - 1984
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy Besner was born on March 28, 1911. She died in February 1984 at 72 years of age. We know that Dorothy Besner had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48226.

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Dorothy Besner died in February 1984 at 72 years of age. She was born on March 28, 1911. We are unaware of information about Dorothy's family. We know that Dorothy Besner had been residing in Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan 48226.
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In 1911, in the year that Dorothy Besner was born, the United States Supreme Court broke up Standard Oil in May. John D. Rockefeller established Standard Oil in 1870 and it was the largest oil refinery at the time. The Supreme Court found that Standard Oil of New Jersey (one of the many iterations of Standard Oil) was guilty of "monopolizing the petroleum industry through a series of abusive and anticompetitive actions". The Court broke up the several entities that comprised Standard Oil and they eventually became competing firms.

In 1927, by the time she was 16 years old, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1949, she was 38 years old when on April 4th, NATO (the North Atlantic Treaty Organization) was established. Twelve nations originally signed the North Atlantic Treaty - the United States, Great Britain, France, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Italy, Luxembourg, Norway, Iceland, Canada, and Portugal. Greece, Turkey, and West Germany later joined. Today, there are 26 nations in NATO.

In 1972, by the time she was 61 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1984, in the year of Dorothy Besner's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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Nadine F Besner
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Virginia E Besner
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Sep 18, 1920 - Nov 19, 2010
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Silas Besner
Nov 25, 1914 - October 1985
Warren, Michigan
Allen J Besner
May 2, 1931 - Dec 28, 1996
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Frederick E Besner
Jan 27, 1927 - Mar 15, 2000
Freeland, MI
F W Besner
Sep 30, 1926 - Dec 15, 1975
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Jun 14, 1947 - Nov 25, 2009
Milwaukee, WI
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Feb 20, 1920 - Jun 20, 2003
Milwaukee, WI
William J Besner
May 30, 1914 - Apr 23, 2004
Holyoke, MA
David Barry Besner
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Jerome H Besner
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