Dorothy C Speraw (1918 - 2001)

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Burial / Funeral

Indiantown Gap National Cemetery
Section 9-B Site 874,
Rr2, Box 484 - Indiantown Gap Road, Annville, Pa

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Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: CM3
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1918 - In the year that Dorothy C Speraw was born, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

1935 - She was 17 years old when the BOI's name (the Bureau of Investigation) was changed to the FBI (Federal Bureau of Investigation) and it officially became a separate agency with the Department of Justice. J. Edgar Hoover, the Chief of the BOI, continued in his office and became the first Director of the FBI. The FBI's responsibility is to "detect and prosecute crimes against the United States".

1951 - By the time she was 33 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

1972 - At the age of 54 years old, Dorothy was alive when on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

1996 - By the time she was 78 years old, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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Dorothy C Speraw died on August 17, 2001 at age 83. No cause of death has been entered. She was buried in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery Section 9-B Site 874, Annville, Pa. She was born on March 25, 1918. There is no information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy C Speraw had been residing in Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania.

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