Frank Rivell (1906 - 1977)

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Frank Rivell
1906 - 1977
updated February 06, 2019
Frank Rivell was born on March 2, 1906. He died in May 1977 at age 71. We know that Frank Rivell had been residing in Florida.

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Frank Rivell passed away in May 1977 at 71 years old. He was born on March 2, 1906. We have no information about Frank's immediate family. We know that Frank Rivell had been residing in Florida.
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In 1906, in the year that Frank Rivell was born, abolitionist and suffragette leader Susan B. Anthony died, before women's right to vote nationally was realized (in 1920). She, along with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, founded the National American Woman Suffrage Association which later became the League of Women Voters. She died at the age of 86 of heart failure and pneumonia in her home in New York.

In 1925, at the age of 19 years old, Frank was alive when on November 28th, radio station WSM broadcast the Grand Ole Opry for the first time. Originally airing as “The WSM Barn Dance”, the Opry (a local term for "opera") was dedicated to honoring country music and in its history has featured the biggest stars and acts in country music.

In 1942, when he was 36 years old, due to World War II, automobile production in the United States was stopped on February 1st. A tire rationing program had begun the month before. Detroit - the main hub of car manufacturing - was ordered to free up assembly lines for military production. The president of the Automobile Manufacturers Association said “The automotive industry is in this war all the way". Some dealerships had to close and others expanded their repair shops. The used car market boomed (as did a black market in used cars).

In 1961, when he was 55 years old, on April 17th, about 1,000 CIA trained Cuban exiles invaded Cuba with the intention of igniting a rebellion and overthrowing Castro. They were defeated within three days. Although the operation began under Eisenhower, Kennedy approved it and the operation, named the Bay of Pigs for the beach where they landed, was a humiliation for the United States.

In 1977, in the year of Frank Rivell's passing, on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

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Nov 21, 1927 - Mar 16, 1992
Helen W Rivell
Oct 7, 1928 - Aug 25, 2000
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Charles Rivell
Mar 10, 1910 - July 1975
Florida
Amos C Rivell
Oct 17, 1924 - Apr 3, 1993
Ormond Beach, FL
William L Rivell
Jun 18, 1932 - Nov 24, 2000
Florence Rivell
May 18, 1911 - May 1982
Florida
Bette C Rivell
Sep 9, 1931 - May 16, 2005
Morrilton, AR
Marilyn Rivell
Feb 22, 1941 - May 1987
Florida
Hesper C Rivell
Oct 25, 1905 - Feb 2, 1995
Ormond Beach, FL
Virginia H Rivell
Dec 25, 1924 - Oct 16, 2010
Lake Helen, Florida
Charlotte S Rivell
Sep 6, 1919 - Sep 24, 2005
Ormond Beach, FL
Charles Rivell
Apr 5, 1917 - September 1974
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Alfred Rivell
Dec 29, 1891 - October 1966
Woodbury, New Jersey
Augusta Rivell
around 1889 - Jul 5, 1894

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