Dorothy Wallace (1919 - 2000)

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Dorothy Wallace
1919 - 2000
updated February 06, 2019
Dorothy Wallace was born on December 3, 1919. She died on May 25, 2000 at age 80. We know that Dorothy Wallace had been residing in Warren, Macomb County, Michigan 48093.


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Dorothy Wallace passed away on May 25, 2000 at 80 years of age. She was born on December 3, 1919. There is no information about Dorothy's family or relationships. We know that Dorothy Wallace had been residing in Warren, Macomb County, Michigan 48093.
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In 1919, in the year that Dorothy Wallace was born, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

In 1923, at the age of only 4 years old, Dorothy was alive when on November 8th and 9th, Adolf Hitler and his followers (the early Nazi party) staged the "Beer Hall Putsch" in Munich in an attempt to take over Bavaria (a state in Germany). They failed. Hitler was charged with treason and convicted, receiving a sentence of 5 years. He served under 1 year in jail.

In 1938, Dorothy was 19 years old when on June 25th (a Saturday) the Fair Labor Standards Act was signed into law by President Roosevelt (along with 120 other bills). The Act banned oppressive child labor, set the minimum hourly wage at 25 cents, and established the maximum workweek at 44 hours. It faced a lot of opposition and in fighting for it, Roosevelt said "Do not let any calamity-howling executive with an income of $1,000 a day, ...tell you...that a wage of $11 a week is going to have a disastrous effect on all American industry."

In 1965, by the time she was 46 years old, on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

In 1992, Dorothy was 73 years old when on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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Dorothy S Wallace
Mar 8, 1918 - Nov 8, 1993
Dorothy M Wallace
Nov 20, 1912 - May 22, 1982
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Jan 6, 1922 - Oct 1, 1997
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Richard Wallace
Feb 16, 1926 - September 1983
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Marian F Wallace
May 13, 1923 - Dec 11, 1996
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Mary E Wallace
Oct 27, 1920 - Sep 11, 1989
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Amelia Wallace
Apr 14, 1925 - Aug 18, 2001
Rio Linda, CA
Harvey Wallace
Dec 6, 1897 - February 1970
Bumpus Mills, Tennessee
Robert P Wallace
Apr 8, 1923 - Jul 29, 2007
Van Nuys, CA
Lawrence Wallace
Sep 21, 1923 - September 1973
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Rosamond G Wallace
Dec 4, 1915 - Jun 7, 1995
Grosse Pointe, MI
Jessie Wallace
Feb 14, 1910 - December 1989
Max Wallace
Jan 23, 1923 - May 1987
Tucson, Arizona
Ellsworth Wallace
Nov 21, 1905 - February 1967
June L Wallace
Jun 1, 1925 - July 1991
Bill Wallace
Apr 6, 1924 - November 1964
Helen Wallace
Feb 27, 1924 - May 1983
Fenton, Michigan
Berniece M Wallace
May 22, 1925 - Oct 13, 2007
Waterford, MI

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