Elsie Degroot (1919 - 2002)

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Elsie Degroot
1919 - 2002
updated February 06, 2019
Elsie Degroot was born on August 14, 1919. She died on March 4, 2002 at 82 years old. We know that Elsie Degroot had been residing in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California 95121.

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Elsie Degroot passed away on March 4, 2002 at age 82. She was born on August 14, 1919. We are unaware of information about Elsie's family or relationships. We know that Elsie Degroot had been residing in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California 95121.
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1919 - 2002 World Events

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In 1919, in the year that Elsie Degroot was born, the "Black Sox Scandal" rocked baseball fans during the World Series. Eight players on the Chicago White Sox were accused of throwing the World Series, thus allowing the Cincinnati Reds to win, and making money off of the losses. All of the players were found not guilty by a jury but the fallout lasted for decades. The players were banned from baseball even though they were found innocent.

In 1934, when she was just 15 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1941, at the age of 22 years old, Elsie was alive when on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1960, Elsie was 41 years old when on September 26th, the first televised debate for a Presidential campaign in the United States - Kennedy vs Nixon - was held. Seventy million people watched the debate on TV. The debate pre-empted the very popular Andy Griffith Show.

In 1985, Elsie was 66 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

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Dec 28, 1904 - October 1972
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Jesse Degroot
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Lucy Degroot
Jun 26, 1916 - Nov 2, 2005
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Nina Degroot
Nov 9, 1889 - March 1980
Hendrik Degroot
Apr 8, 1887 - August 1976
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Jacobus G Degroot
Dec 3, 1957 - Jan 15, 2005
Orlando, FL
Marie Degroot
Jun 22, 1893 - April 1971
Pasadena, California
Henry Degroot
Jan 15, 1897 - May 1980
Petaluma, California
Mina Degroot
Jun 11, 1895 - September 1986
Saint Helena, California
Odile Degroot
Sep 3, 1912 - Jan 17, 1992
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Gladys S Degroot
Jun 15, 1905 - Jan 19, 1993
San Lorenzo, CA
Paul Degroot
Aug 20, 1920 - April 1984
Millbrae, California
P I Degroot
Nov 29, 1942 - Dec 15, 1992
Barteld G Degroot
Dec 18, 1936 - Sep 12, 1992
Kingman, AZ
Sieglinde Luise Degroot
Mar 1, 1937 - Apr 9, 2007
Oroville, California
Charity Degroot
Sep 21, 1903 - June 1974
Massachusetts
Michel N Degroot
Sep 13, 1937 - Mar 21, 2009
San Diego, California

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