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Florence Brevorka (1911 - 1984)

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Florence Brevorka
1911 - 1984
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June 22, 1911
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April 1984
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Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14224
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Florence Brevorka was born on June 22, 1911. She died in April 1984 at age 72. We know that Florence Brevorka had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14224.
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Updated: October 5, 2011
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Florence Brevorka passed away in April 1984 at age 72. She was born on June 22, 1911. We have no information about Florence's family or relationships. We know that Florence Brevorka had been residing in Buffalo, Erie County, New York 14224.
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In 1911, in the year that Florence Brevorka was born, the first Indianapolis 500 was run in May. Ray Harroun was the winner - he was an engineer and had retired from racing but he came back for this race. After the race, he retired for good. The purse was $27,550 - the largest offered up to that time - and Harroun received $10,000 for first place. His average time was 74.602 mph.

In 1936, at the age of 25 years old, Florence was alive when 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.

In 1940, when she was 29 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

In 1963, when she was 52 years old, on November 22nd, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson became the 36th President of the United States when President John Kennedy was shot and killed in Dallas, Texas. Johnson was sworn in on the plane carrying Kennedy's body back to Washington D.C.

In 1984, in the year of Florence Brevorka's passing, due to outrage about "Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom" (it seemed too "dark" to many and it was rated PG), a new rating was devised - PG-13. The first film rated PG-13 was "Red Dawn".

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