Dorothy Hunt (1908 - 1987)

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Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington

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1908 - In the year that Dorothy Hunt was born, President Theodore Roosevelt held the White House Conservation Conference, which lead to the establishment of the National Conservation Commission. Preparing the first inventory of the United State's natural resources, the commission was divided into four parts: water, forests, lands, and minerals.

1955 - She was 47 years old when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

1979 - At the age of 71 years old, Dorothy was alive when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

1985 - By the time she was 77 years old, in May, a paper published in Nature by three British scientists reported that a huge hole was discovered in the ozone layer over the Antarctic. It was much larger than expected and is due to the use of manmade chemicals.

1987 - In the year of Dorothy Hunt's passing, was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Dorothy Hunt passed away in May 1987 at 79 years old. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on January 27, 1908. We have no information about Dorothy's family or relationships. We know that Dorothy Hunt had been residing in Wenatchee, Chelan County, Washington.

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