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Elinor M Collins (1926 - 2008)

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Elinor M Collins
1926 - 2008
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June 3, 1926
Death
September 28, 2008
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Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts 01830
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Elinor M Collins was born on June 3, 1926. She died on September 28, 2008 at 82 years of age. We know that Elinor M Collins had been residing in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts 01830.
Updated: October 3, 2011
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Elinor M Collins died on September 28, 2008 at 82 years of age. She was born on June 3, 1926. There is no information about Elinor's immediate family. We know that Elinor M Collins had been residing in Haverhill, Essex County, Massachusetts 01830.
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In 1926, in the year that Elinor M Collins was born, on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1935, when she was just 9 years old, on September 8th, Louisiana Senator Huey Long was shot by Dr. Carl Weiss. Weiss was shot and killed immediately by Long's bodyguards - Long died two days later from his injuries. Long had received many death threats previously, as well as threats against his family. He was a powerful and controversial figure in Louisiana politics (and probably gained power through multiple criminal acts). His opponents became frustrated with their attempts to oust him and Dr. Weiss was the son-in-law of one of those opponents. His funeral was attended by 200,000 mourners.

In 1945, when she was 19 years old, on August 6th, the United States dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. On August 9th, an atomic bomb was dropped on Nagasaki. At least 129,000 people were killed in the two bombings and they still remain the only use of atomic bombs in war. An invasion on mainland Japan had been planned but President Truman ordered the bombs dropped instead.

In 1952, at the age of 26 years old, Elinor was alive when on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1981, she was 55 years old when on January 20th, Ronald Reagan became the 40th President of the United States. He ran against the incumbent, Jimmy Carter, and won 50.7% of the popular vote to Carter's 41.0%.

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