Eleanor B Fix (1920 - 2010)

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Eleanor B Fix
1920 - 2010
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July 13, 1920
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January 21, 2010
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Eleanor B Fix was born on July 13, 1920. She died on January 21, 2010 at age 89.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: PFC
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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Eleanor B Fix passed away on January 21, 2010 at 89 years old. She was buried in Ft. Snelling National Cemetery Section O Site 214, Minneapolis, Minnesota. She was born on July 13, 1920. We have no information about Eleanor's surviving family.

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In 1920, in the year that Eleanor B Fix was born, the 19th Amendment, granting women the right to vote, passed both Houses of Congress and was sent to the States to ratify. In August, Tennessee became the 36th state to ratify the Amendment and it became law eight days later. Mississippi ratified it in 1984.

In 1954, when she was 34 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1962, at the age of 42 years old, Eleanor was alive when on February 20th, Lt. Col. John H. Glenn, Jr. became the first American to orbit the Earth. The Friendship 7 flew three times around the earth in 4 hours and 55 minutes. At age 77, Glenn returned to space - the oldest person to fly in space.

In 1978, Eleanor was 58 years old when on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

In 1987, she was 67 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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