Elizabeth A Van De Mark (1934 - 1995)

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1948 London Olympics - Torch Bearer

1948 London Olympics - Torch Bearer

three little girls in Herkimer, NY

three little girls in Herkimer, NY

St. James Choir

St. James Choir

Lady in White dress holding flowers

Lady in White dress holding flowers

Grace La Mark

Grace La Mark

Santo La Mark

Santo La Mark

Carmella (La Mark)Bonfonte

Carmella (La Mark)Bonfonte

Dominic and Lucy (La Mark) Calla

Dominic and Lucy (La Mark) Calla

Josephine (Jaye) Jane La Mark

Josephine (Jaye) Jane La Mark

John Jacob Mark obit card

John Jacob Mark obit card

John Jacob Mark, Sr. family

John Jacob Mark, Sr. family

Mack Avenue Business Men's Club - Detroit Michigan 1959

Mack Avenue Business Men's Club - Detroit Michigan 1959

Charles Nicholas Mark Family Photo

Charles Nicholas Mark Family Photo

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1934 - In the year that Elizabeth A Van De Mark was born, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

1942 - At the age of just 8 years old, Elizabeth was alive when on February 19th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066. This authorized the Secretary of War to "prescribe certain areas as military zones." On March 21st, he signed Public Law 503 which was approved after an hour discussion in the Senate and 30 minutes in the House. The Law provided for enforcement of his Executive Order. This cleared the way for approximately 120,000 men, women, and children of Japanese ancestry to be evicted from the West Coast and to be held in concentration camps and other confinement sites across the country. In Hawaii, a few thousand were detained. German and Italian Americans in the U.S. were also confined.

1957 - She was 23 years old when on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1959 - By the time she was 25 years old, on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

1995 - In the year of Elizabeth A Van De Mark's passing, on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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Elizabeth A Van De Mark died on April 14, 1995 at age 60. No cause of death has been listed for Elizabeth. She was born on July 20, 1934. We are unaware of information about Elizabeth's family.

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