Eleanor Mary Dodson (1920 - 2001)

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Sarasota National Cemetery
Section 13 Site 404,
9810 State Road 72, Sarasota, Fl

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Deland, Volusia County, Florida

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: SGT
Wars/Conflicts: Korea

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1920 - In the year that Eleanor Mary Dodson 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.

1952 - She was 32 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

1956 - At the age of 36 years old, Eleanor was alive when on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

1961 - By the time she was 41 years old, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

1998 - When she was 78 years old, on December 19th, the House of Representatives initiated impeachment charges against U.S. President Bill Clinton. He was subsequently acquitted of these charges by the Senate on February 12th.

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Eleanor Mary Dodson passed away on August 19, 2001 at age 81. There is no listed cause of death. She was buried in Sarasota National Cemetery Section 13 Site 404, Sarasota, Fl. She was born on April 6, 1920. There is no information about Eleanor's immediate family. We know that Eleanor Mary Dodson had been residing in Deland, Volusia County, Florida.

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