Ellen A Woodburn (1906 - 1983)

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Riverside National Cemetery
Section 6 Site 1037,
22495 Van Buren Boulevard, Riverside, Ca

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CA

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Branch of service: Us Army
Rank attained: CPL
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1906 - In the year that Ellen A Woodburn was born, English biochemist Frederick Hopkins concluded that vitamins are essential to the human body and that a lack of vitamins caused scurvy and rickets. Scurvy and rickets were both huge problems in sailors that were at sea for extended time and the addition of vitamin C, vitamin D, and calcium in their diets helped eradicate the problem.

1954 - At the age of 48 years old, Ellen was alive when 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.

1955 - At the age of 49 years old, Ellen was alive when on September 30th, movie star James Dean, 24, died in a car accident. He was headed in his new Porsche 550 to a race in Salinas California when, traveling at 85 mph, he collided with a 1950 Ford Tudor, also speeding, driven by a 23 year old college student. Dean died, his passenger and the other driver survived.

1959 - Ellen was 53 years old when on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

1983 - In the year of Ellen A Woodburn's passing, "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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Ellen A Woodburn died on January 13, 1983 at 76 years of age. There is no known cause of death. She was buried in Riverside National Cemetery Section 6 Site 1037, Riverside, Ca. She was born on July 2, 1906. We are unaware of information about Ellen's immediate family. We know that Ellen A Woodburn had been residing in CA.

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