Dorothy Hawkins (1909 - 1985)

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Summary

Dorothy Hawkins’s biography is built and maintained by people like you. Create an online profile of Dorothy so that her life is remembered forever. If any factual information is incorrect, please edit Dorothy’s biography.

Dorothy Hawkins Biography & Family History

This genealogy profile is dedicated to the life and ancestry of Dorothy Hawkins and her immediate Hawkins family. Add to Dorothy Hawkins's genealogy page to share your memories & historical research with her family and other genealogy hobbyists.

Birth

Death

Cause of death

There is no cause of death listed for Dorothy.

Burial / Funeral

Do you know the final resting place - gravesite in a cemetery or location of cremation - of Dorothy Hawkins? Add burial and funeral information.

Obituary

Last Known Residence

Seattle, King County, Washington

Average Age

Life Expectancy

Family

Add family members

Education

Did Dorothy finish grade school, get a GED, go to high school, get a college degree or masters? What schools or universities did Dorothy attend? Add education.

Professions

Share what Dorothy did for a living or if she had a career or profession. Add Profession.

Military Service

It is unknown if Dorothy Hawkins is a military veteran.

Middle name

Unknown. Add middle name

Maiden name

Unknown. Add maiden name

Surnames

Ethnicity

Unknown. Add Dorothy's ethnicity.

Nationality

Unknown. Add Dorothy's nationality.

Religion

Unknown. Was Dorothy a religious woman? Add Dorothy’s religion

Gender

Female

Family Photos

Pictures really do say a thousand words. Add photos of Dorothy during various points of her life.

Timeline

1909 - In the year that Dorothy Hawkins was born, the NAACP was founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. The organization focused on legal strategies designed to confront the critical civil rights issues of the day - which included lynching and segregation in schools. The goal was to secure for all people the rights guaranteed in the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments to the United States Constitution.

1934 - By the time she was 25 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

1951 - By the time she was 42 years old, on June 25th, CBS began broadcasting in color. There were well over 10 million televisions by that time. The first show in color was a musical variety special titled "Premiere". Hardly anyone had a color TV that could see the show.

1969 - Dorothy was 60 years old when on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

1985 - In the year of Dorothy Hawkins's passing, on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

Dorothy Hawkins Family Tree

Who was Dorothy’s parents? Did she get married and did they have children? Share Dorothy’s family tree to share her legacy and genealogy pedigree.

Dorothy's Family
Add a parent
Add a parent
Dorothy Hawkins
Add a partner
Add a child
Add a sibling

You can add or remove people from Dorothy's family tree by clicking here.

Obituary

This obit of Dorothy Hawkins is updated by the community. Edit this biography to contribute to her obituary. Include details such as cemetery, burial, newspaper obituary and grave or marker inscription if available.

Dorothy Hawkins passed away in October 1985 at 76 years of age. There is no listed cause of death for Dorothy. She was born on April 11, 1909. There is no information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy Hawkins had been residing in Seattle, King County, Washington.

Memories

What do you remember about Dorothy Hawkins? Share your memories of special moments and stories you have heard about her. Or just leave a comment to show the world that Dorothy is remembered.

Write a comment

Other Records of Dorothy Hawkins

ADVERTISEMENT BY ANCESTRY.COM

Other Biographies

Sources