Dorothy Wardell Hyson

(1914 - 1996)

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Dorothy Wardell Hyson
1914 - 1996
Born
1914
Chicago, Illinois
Death
1996
Kensington and Chelsea, England
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Dorothy Wardell Hyson was born in 1914 at Chicago, Illinois. She was born to Dorothy Schofield Dickson and Carl Constantine Hyson. She died in 1996 at Kensington and Chelsea, England at age 82.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Dorothy Hyson was born in at Chicago, Illinois
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Dorothy Hyson died in at Kensington and Chelsea, England
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Dorothy Hyson was born in at Chicago, Illinois
Dorothy Hyson died in at Kensington and Chelsea, England
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Dorothy Wardell Hyson passed away in 1996 at Kensington and Chelsea, England at 82 years of age. She was born in 1914 at Chicago, Illinois. She was born to Dorothy Schofield Dickson and Carl Constantine Hyson.

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In 1914, in the year that Dorothy Wardell Hyson was born, in August, the Panama Canal opened to traffic. Begun by the French in the 1880's and abandoned, the United States undertook further construction in 1904. After 10 years, and the elimination of malaria carrying mosquitoes (which caused immense delays for the French and the Americans), the 48 mile long artificial waterway - a series of locks - created a shortcut for ships traveling between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.

In 1934, Dorothy was 20 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1959, at the age of 45 years old, Dorothy was alive when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1966, she was 52 years old when on July 1st, Medicare became available after President Johnson signed into law the Medicare Act in 1965. President Truman had received the first Medicare card since he had been the first to propose national healthcare law. insurance.

In 1996, in the year of Dorothy Wardell Hyson's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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