Edna Simpson

(1921 - 1983)

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Edna Simpson
1921 - 1983
Born
July 5, 1921
Death
March 1983
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Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32207
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Edna Simpson was born on July 5, 1921. She died in March 1983 at age 61. We know that Edna Simpson had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32207.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Edna Simpson passed away in March 1983 at 61 years old. She was born on July 5, 1921. We have no information about Edna's family. We know that Edna Simpson had been residing in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida 32207.

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In 1921, in the year that Edna Simpson was born, on November 11th, the first burial was held at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery. The body of an unknown soldier - selected by Army Sgt. Edward F. Younger who was highly decorated for valor and received the Distinguished Service Cross in "The Great War" - was brought back from France (World War 1) and placed in the newly completed tomb. President Warren G. Harding officiated at the interment ceremonies.

In 1940, she was 19 years old when in July, Billboard published its first Music Popularity Chart. Top recordings of the year were Tommy Dorsey's "I'll Never Smile Again" (vocal Frank Sinatra) - 12 weeks at the top, Bing Crosby's "Only Forever" - 9 weeks at the top, and Artie Shaw's "Frenesi" - 12 weeks at the top.

In 1951, when she was 30 years old, on April 5th, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg (husband and wife) were sentenced to death for treason. They were executed on June 19th. American citizens, they were convicted of spying for the Soviet Union. Their two young sons were adopted by a high school teacher and his wife.

In 1973, at the age of 52 years old, Edna was alive when on August 15th, amidst rising calls for the impeachment of President Richard Nixon, Congress imposed an end to the bombing of Cambodia.

In 1983, in the year of Edna Simpson's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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c. 1956 - Unknown 1956 - ?
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Dec 4, 1904 - September 1976 1904 - 1976

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