Geraldine Hill (1934 - 2008)

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Geraldine Hill
1934 - 2008
updated February 06, 2019
Geraldine Hill was born on May 21, 1934. She died on January 16, 2008 at age 73. We know that Geraldine Hill had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38111.


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Geraldine Hill passed away on January 16, 2008 at 73 years of age. She was born on May 21, 1934. There is no information about Geraldine's family or relationships. We know that Geraldine Hill had been residing in Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee 38111.
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In 1934, in the year that Geraldine Hill was born, on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

In 1944, Geraldine was just 10 years old when on November 7th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt was reelected to a fourth term as President of the United States. Running against Thomas Dewey, Governor of New York, Roosevelt won 53.4 of the popular vote, Dewey got 45.9%.

In 1951, when she was 17 years old, on February 27th, the 22nd Amendment to the US Constitution (which limited the number of terms a president may serve to two) was ratified by 36 states, making it a part of the U.S. Constitution. The Amendment was both a reaction to the 4 term Roosevelt presidency and also the recognition of a long-standing tradition in American politics.

In 1965, by the time she was 31 years old, 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 1995, at the age of 61 years old, Geraldine was alive when on May 19th, the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil - before 9/11 - took place in Oklahoma City. A truck bomb went off outside the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown - killing 68 people, injuring more than 680 others, and destroying one-third of the building. The most disturbing images were of children - a daycare center was hit by the bomb. The deadliest incident of domestic terrorism ever, Timothy McVeigh, Terry Nichols, and Michael Fortier were convicted of the bombing.

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Geraldine K Hill
Born: around 1920
Texas, United States
Geraldine Hill
Born: around 1908
Texas, United States
Geraldine Hill
Jan 26, 1948 - Mar 24, 2004
Geraldine L Hill
Aug 19, 1920 - Sep 2, 1978
Geraldine Flowers Hill
Nov 24, 1924 - Jan 31, 1988
Geraldine S Hill
Jun 18, 1916 - Nov 28, 1982
Geraldine E Hill
around 1929 - Oct 6, 1930
Geraldine (Eckhardt) Hill
Born: around 1941
Geraldine C. (Parkman) Hill
Born: around 1964
Geraldine A. (Hurdle) Hill
Born: around 1959
Geraldine U. (Cooper) Hill
Born: around 1944
Geraldine R. (Hammon) Hill
Born: around 1950
Geraldine (Powell) Hill
Born: around 1954
Geraldine (Broadway) Hill
Born: around 1950
Geraldine (Mcdaniel) Hill
Born: around 1947
Geraldine (Shepard) Hill
Born: around 1942
Geraldine (Williams) Hill
Born: around 1948
Geraldine B. (Reece) Hill
Born: around 1939
Geraldine A Hill
Jul 31, 1922 - Oct 1, 2001
Washington, DC

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Houston E Hill
Feb 3, 1933 - June 1990
Los Angeles, CA
Nona Maden Hill
Nov 2, 1931 - Aug 22, 2008
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Marguerite L Hill
Jul 23, 1915 - Nov 24, 2003
Ripley, MS
Henry Hill
May 20, 1938 - March 1980
H L Hill
Jul 27, 1939 - February 1996
Rufus J Hill
Sep 15, 1936 - Apr 4, 1991
Cleveland, MS
Forest Lee Hill
Apr 24, 1935 - Jun 12, 2008
Indianapolis, Indiana
Effie W Hill
Nov 10, 1894 - Feb 3, 1994
Lucedale, MS
Clarence H Hill
Jan 29, 1936 - Jan 8, 1996
Jackson, MS
Myra C Hill
Nov 16, 1937 - Apr 10, 2003
Brandon, MS
Cora B Hill
Oct 18, 1893 - Aug 19, 1994
Memphis, TN
Billy Hill
Mar 31, 1932 - December 1982
Constantine, Michigan
Henry Hill
Feb 4, 1900 - January 1965
Bessie C Hill
Oct 7, 1922 - Jul 2, 2010
Tylertown, MS
Gertrude M Hill
Dec 25, 1915 - Feb 25, 2003
Mendenhall, MS
Robert L Hill
May 26, 1937 - Jul 24, 2003
Yazoo City, MS
Evelyn Hill
May 19, 1939 - April 1987
Abe Hill
Jun 17, 1917 - May 5, 1999
Como, MS
Glenn D Hill
Dec 19, 1936 - Nov 9, 1995
Oxford, MS
Ulysses Hill
Oct 10, 1909 - January 1972
Glendora, Mississippi

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Steven Patterson
Nov 17, 1919 - July 1989
Chicago, IL
Richard Spears
Jan 12, 1936 - Jan 12, 1998
John A Mitchell
Sep 10, 1937 - Sep 8, 2006
Jackson, MS
James Underwood
Jul 15, 1902 - May 1983
Hernando, Mississippi
Nancy W Baker
Jun 10, 1936 - May 8, 2008
Coldwater, MS
James Oliver
May 8, 1924 - Jan 4, 2005
Holly Springs, MS
Shelton Hamer
Apr 1, 1935 - Dec 21, 1999
Memphis, TN
Ruthie B Wims
Dec 21, 1932 - Dec 24, 1989
Chicago, IL
Bobby G Roberson
Oct 24, 1938 - Jul 7, 2003
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Louise M White
Jan 26, 1932 - Jan 5, 2009
Senatobia, MS
Clemmie A Strickland
Mar 26, 1911 - Jul 11, 2005
Senatobia, MS
Curley Ferguson
Aug 30, 1938 - June 1975
Waverly T Eason
Nov 23, 1935 - Mar 24, 2005
Memphis, TN
Calvin Garrett
Mar 7, 1934 - Apr 20, 1998
Chicago, IL
Irean Mitchell
Oct 2, 1904 - April 1982
Memphis, Tennessee
Sweetora Martin
Oct 7, 1907 - June 1984
Byhalia, Mississippi
George L Marion
Jun 8, 1932 - Aug 7, 2009
Waterford, MS
Mattie Lyles
Jul 30, 1885 - June 1986
Cleveland, Ohio
Willie Moore
Feb 16, 1935 - January 1979
James Lesueur
Dec 14, 1936 - July 1981
Saint Louis, Missouri
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