Dorothy J Stratton (1924 - 2001)

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Burial / Funeral

Willamette National Cemetery
Section N Site 814,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Vancouver, Clark County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Navy
Rank attained: Y2
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1924 - In the year that Dorothy J Stratton was born, on January 21st, Vladimir Lenin, a leader of the Russian Revolution and the first leader of the Soviet Union died. He had survived two assassination attempts but had subsequent physical problems, suffering 3 strokes. He was in such great pain, it is said that he asked Stalin to poison him. The circumstances of his death are still disputed. He did oppose Stalin as the next leader - nonetheless, Stalin won a power struggle and ruled as a Soviet dictator until his death in 1953.

1927 - She was just 3 years old when aviator and media darling Charles Lindbergh, age 25, made the first successful solo TransAtlantic flight. "Lucky Lindy" took off from Long Island in New York and flew to Paris, covering  3,600 statute miles and flying for 33 1⁄2-hours. His plane "The Spirit of St. Louis" was a fabric-covered, single-seat, single-engine "Ryan NYP" high-wing monoplane designed by both Lindbergh and the manufacturer's chief engineer.

1959 - Dorothy was 35 years old when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1960 - At the age of 36 years old, Dorothy was alive when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

1995 - At the age of 71 years old, Dorothy was alive when on September 3rd, eBay was founded in San Jose California. Beginning as simply a place for Pierre Omidyar's girlfriend (now wife) to share her Pez passion and collection online, the site has become a multibillion-dollar business and operates in 30 countries.

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Dorothy J Stratton passed away on March 9, 2001 at 76 years old. No cause of death has been listed. She was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section N Site 814, Portland, Or. She was born on March 20, 1924. There is no information about Dorothy's surviving family. We know that Dorothy J Stratton had been residing in Vancouver, Clark County, Washington.

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