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Flora R Gottesmann (1917 - 2007)

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Flora R Gottesmann
1917 - 2007
Born
December 15, 1917
Death
May 18, 2007
Last Known Residence
Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri 63130
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Flora R Gottesmann of Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri was born on December 15, 1917, and died at age 89 years old on May 18, 2007.
Updated: November 9, 2011
Biography ID: 76162185

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Flora Gottesmann passed away at age 89 years old on May 18, 2007. Flora R Gottesmann of Saint Louis, Saint Louis County, Missouri was born on December 15, 1917.

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Flora R Gottesmann lived 9 years longer than the average Gottesmann family member when she died at the age of 89.
The average age of a Gottesmann family member is 80.
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1917 - 2007 World Events

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In 1917, in the year that Flora R Gottesmann was born, the U.S. Virgin Islands were purchased from Denmark in January. While they are U.S. citizens, Virgin Islanders are ineligible to vote for the President of the United States.

In 1954, by the time she was 37 years old, 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.

In 1965, Flora was 48 years old when from August 11 to 16, riots broke out in Watts, a Black section of Los Angeles. An allegedly drunk African-American driver was stopped by LA police and, after a fight, police brutality was alleged - and the riots began. 34 people died in the rioting and over $40 million in property damage occurred. The National Guard was called in to help the LA police quell rioting.

In 1985, at the age of 68 years old, Flora was alive 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

In 1994, she was 77 years old when on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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