Dorothy E Chism (1922 - 2000)

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Dorothy E Chism
1922 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy E Chism was born on February 13, 1922. She died on August 20, 2000 at age 78. We know that Dorothy E Chism had been residing in Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas 67530.

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Dorothy E Chism passed away on August 20, 2000 at 78 years old. She was born on February 13, 1922. We have no information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy E Chism had been residing in Great Bend, Barton County, Kansas 67530.
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In 1922, in the year that Dorothy E Chism was born, on December 6th, the Irish Free State, a self-governing dominion of the British Empire, was officially proclaimed. While establishing some independence for the people of Ireland, it did not create a fully independent Ireland and the fighting continued.

In 1941, Dorothy was 19 years old when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1950, she was 28 years old when in February, Joe McCarthy gave a speech alleging that he had a list of "members of the Communist Party and members of a spy ring" who worked in the State Department. He went on to chair a committee that investigated not only the State Department but also the administration of President Harry S. Truman, the Voice of America, and the U.S. Army for communist spies - until he was condemned by the U.S. Senate in 1954.

In 1988, she was 66 years old when on December 21st, Pan Am Flight 103 exploded over Lockerbie Scotland. The explosion killed all 259 people on board and another 11 on the ground. The flight had left Heathrow Airport in London less than an hour before, on its way to New York. After an exhaustive (and long) investigation it came to be believed that two individuals from Libya had planted the bomb.

In 1998, Dorothy was 76 years old when on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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Jack F Chism
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Nov 5, 1920 - Jun 23, 1999
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Lorraine W Chism
Apr 20, 1925 - Jan 29, 2005
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Sep 29, 1962 - Sep 3, 2009
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Sep 25, 1931 - Jun 22, 2005
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