Dorothy R Hamilton

(1924 - 2011)

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Dorothy R Hamilton
1924 - 2011
Born
July 1, 1924
Death
August 16, 2011
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Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia 31415
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Dorothy R Hamilton was born on July 1, 1924. She died on August 16, 2011 at age 87. We know that Dorothy R Hamilton had been residing in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia 31415.
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Dorothy R Hamilton passed away on August 16, 2011 at age 87. She was born on July 1, 1924. There is no information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy R Hamilton had been residing in Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia 31415.

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In 1924, in the year that Dorothy R Hamilton was born, J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1946, by the time she was 22 years old, pediatrician Dr. Benjamin Spock's book "The Common Sense Book of Baby and Child Care" was published. It sold half a million copies in the first six months. Aside from the Bible, it became the best selling book of the 20th century. A generation of Baby Boomers were raised by the advice of Dr. Spock.

In 1959, by the time she was 35 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1978, at the age of 54 years old, Dorothy was alive when on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

In 1999, she was 75 years old when on January 1st, the Euro became the new official single currency of the eurozone. It was used by Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, and Spain and has since spread in use. Daily, over 337 million Europeans use the euro.

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