Dorothy D Pressley (1924 - 2000)

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Dorothy D Pressley
1924 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy D Pressley was born on August 3, 1924. She died on May 15, 2000 at 75 years of age. We know that Dorothy D Pressley had been residing in Porter, Montgomery County, Texas 77365.


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Dorothy D Pressley passed away on May 15, 2000 at 75 years of age. She was born on August 3, 1924. We have no information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy D Pressley had been residing in Porter, Montgomery County, Texas 77365.
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In 1924, in the year that Dorothy D Pressley was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1953, at the age of 29 years old, Dorothy was alive when 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, at the age of 37 years old, Dorothy was alive when on May 5th, Navy Cmdr. Alan B. Shepard, Jr., made the first manned Project Mercury flight, MR-3, in a spacecraft he named Freedom 7. He was the second man to go into space, the first was Yuri Gagarin - a Soviet cosmonaut.

In 1983, Dorothy was 59 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, when she was 73 years old, 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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Jul 22, 1923 - September 1966
Calvin Pressley
Nov 23, 1929 - September 1973
Virginia E Pressley
Aug 13, 1928 - Oct 12, 2006
Culp Creek, OR
Dewey Pressley
Jun 20, 1930 - Jan 30, 1992
Fort Lauderdale, FL
William Pressley
Jan 4, 1932 - March 1986
James L Pressley
May 26, 1935 - Dec 6, 2003
Powell, TN
Betty G Pressley
Jul 11, 1932 - Oct 23, 2004
Knoxville, TN
Hazel Pressley
Apr 26, 1909 - June 1983
Rockwood, Tennessee
Ernest Pressley
May 10, 1899 - August 1969
Lenoir City, Tennessee
Wilma J Pressley
Oct 21, 1942 - Nov 28, 1998
Knoxville, TN
Beecher Pressley
May 9, 1943 - February 1983
Maryville, Tennessee
Daisy M Pressley
Aug 15, 1931 - Jun 26, 2007
Madisonville, TN
Dorothy Y Pressley
Apr 20, 1945 - May 25, 2002
Seymour, TN
Vivian O Pressley
Jul 7, 1952 - March 1992
Lottie M Pressley
Jun 24, 1916 - Apr 6, 2004
Charlotte, NC
Clayton Pressley
Mar 20, 1907 - December 1962
Myrtle Pressley
Apr 17, 1918 - February 1982
Morristown, Tennessee

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Mar 21, 1903 - April 1976
Winter Haven, Florida
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Lucy Snow
Nov 16, 1904 - May 1984
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Bluff City, TN
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Bluff City, TN
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Danville, VA
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Jonesborough, Tennessee
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Sandusky, OH
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