Dorothy L Churchill (1904 - 2003)

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Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin

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Churchill Family

Churchill Family

Lester R Churchill

Lester R Churchill

Olive Churchill

Olive Churchill

Flora May (Schimmel) Churchill

Flora May (Schimmel) Churchill

Winston S. Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Josef Stalin

Winston S. Churchill, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Josef Stalin

Winston Churchill - Prime Minister

Winston Churchill - Prime Minister

Great Grand Parents Frank & Tracy Churchill

Great Grand Parents Frank & Tracy Churchill

Sarah, Harry, Anna, Hiram, Laurie Jones c1915

Sarah, Harry, Anna, Hiram, Laurie Jones c1915

Jones Family Reunion

Jones Family Reunion

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1904 - In the year that Dorothy L Churchill was born, the first underground line of the New York City subway system opened. London's underground system was opened in 1863 and Boston opened one in 1897, but New York quickly became the largest system in the U.S. More than 100,000 people paid 5 cents to ride under Manhattan that first day.

1913 - At the age of just 9 years old, Dorothy was alive when ratified in February the 16th Amendment, establishing a Federal income tax, became law. Previously, customs duties (tariffs) and excise taxes were the primary sources of federal revenue. With the passage of the 16th Amendment, incomes of couples exceeding $4,000, as well as those of single persons earning $3,000 or more, were subject to a 1% Federal tax (that would be about $98,000 and $74,000 now). Rates rose to 7% for incomes over half a million dollars. Less than 1% of the population was subject to income tax.

1937 - By the time she was 33 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

1977 - At the age of 73 years old, Dorothy was alive when on January 20th, Jimmy Carter became the 39th President of the United States. Running against incumbent Gerald Ford, he won 50.1% of the popular vote to Ford's 48.0%. He was elected to only one term.

1994 - She was 90 years old when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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Dorothy L Churchill passed away on June 1, 2003 at 98 years of age. No cause of death has been listed. She was born on September 9, 1904. We are unaware of information about Dorothy's family or relationships. We know that Dorothy L Churchill had been residing in Sheboygan Falls, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin.

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