Emma G Dilley (1907 - 2004)

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Osage Beach, Camden County, Missouri

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Samuel B Dilley family

Samuel B Dilley family

William James Dilley, 1919 document

William James Dilley, 1919 document

Dora, Ethel, & Margaret Copus Families, WI

Dora, Ethel, & Margaret Copus Families, WI

Dilley Photography, Lake City, MN Man 1

Dilley Photography, Lake City, MN Man 1

50th Wedding anniversary of Samuel and Belinda Axtell Dilley

50th Wedding anniversary of Samuel and Belinda Axtell Dilley

Rev. Samuel Dilley

Rev. Samuel Dilley

Dilley Four generations

Dilley Four generations

Maxine Dilley on her first birthday

Maxine Dilley on her first birthday

Wesley & Lillie (Dennis) Dilley Family, 1898

Wesley & Lillie (Dennis) Dilley Family, 1898

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1907 - In the year that Emma G Dilley was born, the second Hague peace conference was called by Russia in the Netherlands. While nothing was settled regarding the matter of peace among nations, many resolutions were passed (and accepted by many nations) about the conventions of war - especially the protection of noncombatants.

1933 - By the time she was 26 years old, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

1935 - She was 28 years old when 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.

1936 - When she was 29 years old, on November 3rd, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a second term. He ran against Republican Governor Alf Landon (Kansas), defeating Landon in the popular vote by 60.8% to 36.5%. Vermont and Maine were the only two states in which Landon won. John Nance Garner IV became the Vice-President in this election.

1970 - When she was 63 years old, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

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Emma G Dilley passed away on March 1, 2004 at age 96. No cause of death has been listed for Emma. She was born on May 21, 1907. There is no information about Emma's family or relationships. We know that Emma G Dilley had been residing in Osage Beach, Camden County, Missouri.

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