Dorris E Clark (1918 - 2000)

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Yelm, Thurston County, Washington

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1918 - In the year that Dorris E Clark was born, federal spending was $12.68 billion, unemployment was 1.4% and the cost of a first-class stamp was 3 cents.

1923 - When she was just 5 years old, 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.

1932 - By the time she was only 14 years old, five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1941 - Dorris was 23 years old when on December 7th, the Japanese attacked the military base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. The surprise aerial attack damaged 8 U.S. battleships (6 later returned to service), including the USS Arizona, and destroyed 188 aircraft. 2,402 American citizens died and 1,178 wounded were wounded. On December 8th, the U.S. declared war on Japan and on December 11th, Germany and Italy (allies of Japan) declared war on the United States. World War II was in full swing.

1987 - Dorris was 69 years old when was the first time that a criminal in the United States - a serial rapist - was convicted through the use of DNA evidence.

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Dorris E Clark passed away on January 30, 2000 at 81 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Dorris. She was born on November 26, 1918. We are unaware of information about Dorris's immediate family. We know that Dorris E Clark had been residing in Yelm, Thurston County, Washington.

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