Dorothy Crawford (1921 - 1997)

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Dorothy Crawford
1921 - 1997
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy Crawford was born on June 19, 1921. She died on October 14, 1997 at 76 years of age. We know that Dorothy Crawford had been residing in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi 39180.

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Dorothy Crawford died on October 14, 1997 at 76 years of age. She was born on June 19, 1921. We have no information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy Crawford had been residing in Vicksburg, Warren County, Mississippi 39180.
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In 1921, in the year that Dorothy Crawford was born, in May, the Emergency Quota Act - or Emergency Immigration Act - was passed. The law restricted the number of immigrants to 357,000 per year. It also established an immigration quota in which only 3 per cent of the total population of any ethnic group already in the USA in 1910, could be admitted to America after 1921. Although the Act was supposed to be temporary, it stayed in effect until 1965.

In 1930, at the age of just 9 years old, Dorothy was alive when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1971, she was 50 years old when in March, Intel shipped the first microprocessor to Busicom, a Japanese manufacturer of calculators. The microprocessor has since allowed computers to become smaller and faster, leading to smaller and more versatile handheld devices, home computers, and supercomputers.

In 1983, Dorothy was 62 years old when on August 30th, the Soviet Union claimed that a South Korean Boeing 747 jetliner (Flight 007), bound for Seoul from New York City, had strayed into Soviet airspace. Saying that they believed it to be a U.S. spy plane, the passenger jet was shot down by a Soviet SU-15 fighter - after it had tracked the airliner for two hours. All 269 passengers (including a U.S. Representative from Georgia) and crew were killed.

In 1997, in the year of Dorothy Crawford's passing, on June 26th, the first Harry Potter book by J. K. Rowling was released. "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" was an immediate success and spawned not only sequels but also movies, video games, plays, and amusement park attractions. J.K. Rowling, at the time of the first book a poor single mother, has become a multi-billionaire.

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Dorothy Grace Crawford
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Dorothy Baber Crawford
1893 - 1955
Geelong, Australia
Dorothy Pearl Crawford
1902 - 1955
Kew, Australia
Dorothy Grace Crawford
1894 - 1954
Melbourne, Australia
Dorothy Emily Crawford
1896 - 1943
Sunbury, Australia
Dorothy Jeffrey Crawford
Clifton Hill, Australia
Dorothy Pickering Crawford
Prahran, Australia
Dorothy Crawford
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Dorothy Elaine Crawford
Aug 4, 1944 - Feb 5, 2006
Dorothy R Crawford
Apr 16, 1923 - May 22, 2004
Baltimore, MD
Dorothy Mae Crawford
Jul 3, 1926 - May 9, 2003
Simi Valley, CA
Dorothy Ann Crawford
Jan 9, 1928 - Nov 6, 1996
Dorothy Leona Crawford
Nov 12, 1919 - Nov 5, 1995
Dorothy O Crawford
around 1905 - Jul 7, 1929
Dorothy Mc Crawford
around 1896 - Jan 18, 1910

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Lucy M Crawford
Nov 1, 1902 - Feb 25, 1994
Chicago, IL
James Crawford
Dec 20, 1946 - June 1982
Freddie M Crawford
May 23, 1932 - Mar 15, 1996
Aberdeen, MS
Carrie W Crawford
Jan 5, 1925 - Aug 28, 2000
West Point, MS
Dewanna Crawford
Aug 3, 1947 - Sep 22, 2004
Jackson, MS
Lillie Crawford
Mar 5, 1901 - Dec 2, 2002
Chicago, IL
Anna B Crawford
Jul 27, 1913 - Feb 24, 1999
Brandon, MS
Ada Crawford
Oct 3, 1879 - December 1973
Hattiesburg, Mississippi
M B Crawford
Feb 18, 1953 - May 1990
G E Crawford
Mar 14, 1956 - Jul 1, 2000
George W Crawford
Mar 2, 1945 - Jan 23, 2011
Tillatoba, MS
Melvina H Crawford
Jan 23, 1904 - Sep 9, 1999
Coldwater, MS
Lola Crawford
Sep 4, 1897 - Feb 21, 1988
Jackson, MS
William Crawford
Oct 27, 1948 - Jul 4, 2007
Herman Crawford
Dec 7, 1908 - October 1961
James Crawford
May 16, 1905 - February 1978
Camden, Arkansas
Ann Crawford
May 11, 1918 - December 1986
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
Edward Crawford
Nov 10, 1911 - October 1966
Albert Crawford
Mar 19, 1919 - October 1980
Newport, Arkansas
Allie Crawford
Jan 25, 1887 - May 1970
Clarksville, Arkansas

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Bentonia, MS
Evelyn L Bryant
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Robery L Cupples
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Willie L Minor
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