Dorothy R Chism (1920 - 1993)

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Dorothy R Chism
1920 - 1993
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy R Chism was born on August 14, 1920. She died on May 18, 1993 at 72 years of age. We know that Dorothy R Chism had been residing in Victoria, Victoria County, Texas 77901.


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Dorothy R Chism died on May 18, 1993 at 72 years old. She was born on August 14, 1920. We have no information about Dorothy's family. We know that Dorothy R Chism had been residing in Victoria, Victoria County, Texas 77901.
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In 1920, in the year that Dorothy R Chism was born, Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

In 1930, Dorothy was only 10 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1956, she was 36 years old when this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1989, she was 69 years old when on November 9th, the Berlin Wall fell. The Wall was built by the East Germans to keep East Berliners from escaping into West Berlin, separating families and friends. When the head of the East German Communist Party announced that day that East Berliners could cross whenever they pleased, happy crowds surged across the border. People brought tools and took parts of the hated wall.

In 1993, in the year of Dorothy R Chism's passing, on January 20th, William J. Clinton became the 42nd President of the United States. He beat incumbent George H.W. Bush who was seeking his second term. Clinton won 43.01% of the popular vote to Bush's 37.45%. An independent candidate, Ross Perot, won 18.91% - the most votes for an independent candidate since Teddy Roosevelt's run for President in 1912.

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Oct 6, 1911 - Apr 3, 2003
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Oct 6, 1926 - Mar 10, 2005
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Jan 3, 1927 - Jan 15, 2001
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Apr 5, 1914 - Nov 18, 2000
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Feb 22, 1901 - August 1980
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Mar 11, 1894 - February 1976
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Nov 26, 1931 - Apr 30, 2008
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Bertha Chism
Apr 29, 1912 - Oct 1, 2002
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Homer W Chism
Aug 11, 1946 - Jan 31, 2004
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May 1, 1951 - December 1979
Vinnie Chism
Oct 30, 1896 - March 1974
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Jan 21, 1910 - Apr 15, 1998
Houston, TX
Homer W Chism
Jul 7, 1918 - Mar 2, 1990
Napoleon F Chism
May 23, 1927 - Jan 28, 2007
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Johnnie Chism
Dec 29, 1917 - Jun 25, 2001
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Jun 11, 1933 - April 1977
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Oct 22, 1931 - Jul 30, 2007
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