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Dorothy Crockett (1920 - 1978)

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Dorothy Crockett
1920 - 1978
Born
May 8, 1920
Death
October 1978
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Dorothy Crockett was born on May 8, 1920, and died at age 58 years old in October 1978. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Dorothy Crockett.
Updated: October 1, 2011
Biography ID: 2818086

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Dorothy Crockett passed away at age 58 years old in October 1978. Dorothy Crockett was born on May 8, 1920. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Dorothy Crockett.

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Dorothy Crockett lived 13 years shorter than the average Crockett family member when she died at the age of 58.
The average age of a Crockett family member is 71.
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1920 - 1978 World Events

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In 1920, in the year that Dorothy Crockett was born, on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1937, she was 17 years old when 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, when she was 33 years old, on July 27th, the Korean Armistice Agreement was signed. The Armistice was to last until "a final peaceful settlement is achieved". No peaceful settlement has ever been agreed upon.

In 1961, when she was 41 years old, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

In 1978, in the year of Dorothy Crockett's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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