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Dorothy E Barrows (1922 - 2008)

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Dorothy E Barrows
1922 - 2008
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December 11, 1922
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March 17, 2008
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New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts 02740
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Dorothy E Barrows was born on December 11, 1922. She died on March 17, 2008 at 85 years of age. We know that Dorothy E Barrows had been residing in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts 02740.
Updated: October 3, 2011
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Dorothy E Barrows died on March 17, 2008 at 85 years old. She was born on December 11, 1922. There is no information about Dorothy's family or relationships. We know that Dorothy E Barrows had been residing in New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts 02740.
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In 1922, in the year that Dorothy E Barrows was born, on June 22, coal miners in Herrin Illinois, were on strike (coal miners had been on strike nationally since April 1). The striking miners were outraged at the strikebreakers (scabs) that the company had brought in and laid siege to the mine. Three union workers were killed when gunfire was exchanged. The next day, union miners killed 23 strikebreakers and mine guards. No one, on either side, ever faced jail time.

In 1958, at the age of 36 years old, Dorothy was alive when on January 1st, the European Economic Community (Common Market) came into operation. The first members were France, West Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, and Luxembourg. The Common Market was formed as a way to strengthen members' economies and deter wars in Europe.

In 1974, she was 52 years old when on August 9th, Gerald R. Ford became the 38th President of the United States. He had been Vice President for 8 months when he became President due to the resignation of President Nixon.

In 1984, by the time she was 62 years old, 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".

In 1993, by the time she was 71 years old, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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