Freda Belle ((Miller) ) Jordan (1908 - 1968)

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Freda Belle (Miller) Jordan
1908 - 1968
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February 29, 1908
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c. July 8, 1968
Connellsville, Fayette County, Pennsylvania United States 15425
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Freda Belle (Miller ) Jordan was born on February 29, 1908. She was born into the Miller family and married into the Jordan family. She had sibling Stella. Freda died c. July 8, 1968 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania at 60 years old.
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Freda Belle (Miller ) Jordan passed away c. July 8, 1968 in Connellsville, Pennsylvania at age 60. She was born on February 29, 1908. She had sibling Stella.

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In 1908, in the year that Freda Belle (Miller ) Jordan was born, the Federal Bureau of Investigation was established as the domestic intelligence and security service of the United States; it simultaneously served as the nation's prime federal law enforcement agency. Stanley Finch was the first Chief (now called Director).

In 1924, Freda was 16 years old when J. Edgar Hoover, at the age of 29, was appointed the sixth director of the Bureau of Investigation by Calvin Coolidge (which later became the Federal Bureau of Investigation). The Bureau had approximately 650 employees, including 441 Special Agents. A former employee of the Justice Department, Hoover accepted his new position on the proviso that the bureau was to be completely divorced from politics and that the director report only to the attorney general.

In 1937, when she was 29 years old, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1958, at the age of 50 years old, Freda was alive when on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1968, in the year of Freda Belle (Miller ) Jordan 's passing, on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

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