Dorothy Overton

(1903 - 1984)

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Dorothy Overton
1903 - 1984
Born
June 20, 1903
Death
July 1984
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San Diego, San Diego County, California 92110
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Dorothy Overton was born on June 20, 1903. She died in July 1984 at age 81. We know that Dorothy Overton had been residing in San Diego, San Diego County, California 92110.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Dorothy Overton passed away in July 1984 at 81 years old. She was born on June 20, 1903. There is no information about Dorothy's family or relationships. We know that Dorothy Overton had been residing in San Diego, San Diego County, California 92110.

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In 1903, in the year that Dorothy Overton was born, the Ford Motor Company was incorporated in June after Henry Ford left another car company he founded in 1901 (which became the Cadillac Motor Company). He began Ford Motor Company with $28,000 in cash from twelve investors, two of whom (the Dodge brothers) later began their own car company. Henry Ford improved on assembly line techniques and has been so successful that his family still controls a very popular Ford line of cars and trucks.

In 1935, Dorothy was 32 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1969, she was 66 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.

In 1979, by the time she was 76 years old, on November 4th, Iranian militant students seized the US embassy in Teheran and held 52 American citizens and diplomats hostage for 444 days. They were released at the end of the inauguration speech of the newly elected Ronald Reagan.

In 1984, in the year of Dorothy Overton's passing, on January 1, "Baby Bells" were created. AT&T had been the provider of telephone service (and equipment) in the United States. The company kept Western Electric, Bell Labs, and AT&T Long Distance. Seven new regional companies (the Baby Bells) covered local telephone service and were separately owned. AT&T lost 70% of its book value due to this move.

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