Eleanor Hoisington (1924 - 1998)

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Eleanor Hoisington
1924 - 1998
updated February 06, 2019
Eleanor Hoisington was born on July 14, 1924. She died on April 25, 1998 at 73 years old. We know that Eleanor Hoisington had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38119.


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Eleanor Hoisington died on April 25, 1998 at 73 years of age. She was born on July 14, 1924. There is no information about Eleanor's family. We know that Eleanor Hoisington had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38119.
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In 1924, in the year that Eleanor Hoisington was born, in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1942, she was 18 years old when due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1975, at the age of 51 years old, Eleanor was alive when on September 5th, Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme tried to assassinate President Ford in Sacramento, California. She failed when her gun wouldn't fire. President Ford escaped a second assassination attempt 17 days later on September 22 when Sarah Jane Moore tried to shoot him in San Francisco. A bystander saw her raise her arm, grabbed it, and the shot went wild.

In 1981, Eleanor was 57 years old when on August 1st, MTV debuted. It was the first music video TV channel. The first music video played was the Buggles' "Video Killed the Radio Star" - the second was Pat Benatar's "You Better Run".

In 1998, in the year of Eleanor Hoisington's passing, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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Janet S Hoisington
Oct 18, 1916 - July 1994
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Mary G Hoisington
May 14, 1918 - Sep 5, 1999
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R L Hoisington
Apr 22, 1922 - Apr 15, 1987
Ralph Hoisington
Jul 28, 1919 - February 1980
Mary G Hoisington
Nov 4, 1922 - Jul 12, 1994
Citrus Heights, CA
Fannie Hoisington
Feb 17, 1943 - Oct 9, 2010
Fort Smith, AR
Ruby M Hoisington
Aug 2, 1916 - Aug 10, 1996
Morgan City, LA
Marcus W Hoisington
May 30, 1917 - Apr 24, 1980
Aurora, CO
Allie R Hoisington
Oct 26, 1908 - Apr 25, 1999
Kennewick, WA
Gladys M Hoisington
Oct 10, 1899 - Dec 30, 1981
Pryor, OK
Maude M Hoisington
Aug 10, 1884 - Jun 15, 1966
Norman, OK
Anna B Hoisington
Oct 19, 1897 - January 1989
Temple, TX
Nellie Hoisington
Aug 4, 1899 - October 1976
Canton, Oklahoma
H Hoisington
May 21, 1910 - April 1975
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Howard Hoisington
Jul 7, 1899 - June 1968
Premont, Texas
George Hoisington
Jul 31, 1894 - September 1965
Freddie F Hoisington
Apr 7, 1893 - Apr 8, 1977
Norman, OK
Paul W Hoisington
Oct 3, 1928 - Jan 6, 1990
L B Hoisington
Jul 8, 1883 - Jul 15, 1970
Norman, OK
Katheryne Hoisington
Mar 13, 1910 - Mar 19, 2004
Vian, OK

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