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Dorothy T Wolfe (1923 - 2007)

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Dorothy T Wolfe
1923 - 2007
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July 17, 1923
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September 21, 2007
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Kingston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18704
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Dorothy T Wolfe was born on July 17, 1923. She died on September 21, 2007 at 84 years of age. We know that Dorothy T Wolfe had been residing in Kingston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18704.
Updated: October 6, 2011
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Dorothy T Wolfe passed away on September 21, 2007 at 84 years of age. She was born on July 17, 1923. We are unaware of information about Dorothy's immediate family. We know that Dorothy T Wolfe had been residing in Kingston, Luzerne County, Pennsylvania 18704.
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In 1923, in the year that Dorothy T Wolfe was born, on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1934, at the age of just 11 years old, Dorothy was alive when on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1949, she was 26 years old when on January 25th, the first Emmy Awards (for television) were handed out in Los Angeles. Shirley Dinsdale won for the Most Outstanding Television Personality and Pantomime Quiz Time earned an Emmy for the Most Popular Television Program.

In 1972, when she was 49 years old, on November 7th, Richard Nixon won re-election, amidst the dawning knowledge of the Watergate scandal, by 60.7% to anti-war candidate George McGovern's 37.5%.

In 1999, when she was 76 years old, the fear that Y2K (year 2000) would cause the failure of computers worldwide when clocks didn't properly update to January 1st, 2000 became near panic. While some computer systems and software did have problems, the panic was unfounded and computer life went on.

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