Gladys K Alley (1920 - 2003)

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Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia

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Sarah (Alley) Deskins & brothers, KY 1923

Sarah (Alley) Deskins & brothers, KY 1923

Jim Lafferty friends 1923a

Jim Lafferty friends 1923a

orbra alley

orbra alley

NANCY JANE ALLEY WOMACK WITH CHILDREN

NANCY JANE ALLEY WOMACK WITH CHILDREN

Robert Seavey & Maria (Alley) Seavey

Robert Seavey & Maria (Alley) Seavey

Asa & Annie (Faulkingham) Seavey

Asa & Annie (Faulkingham) Seavey

Alley, Hannah (nee Stevenson), 2

Alley, Hannah (nee Stevenson), 2

Alley, Hannah (nee Stevenson)

Alley, Hannah (nee Stevenson)

E. V. Moore and Ellis Alley at family home

E. V. Moore and Ellis Alley at family home

Grandman and Grandpa Alley's Wedding Photo

Grandman and Grandpa Alley's Wedding Photo

Brockman, Alley, Blair Families

Brockman, Alley, Blair Families

James Alley Family

James Alley Family

Marvin Alley

Marvin Alley

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Sarah (Alley) Deskins & brothers, KY 1923 Jim Lafferty friends 1923a orbra alley NANCY JANE ALLEY WOMACK WITH CHILDREN

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1920 - In the year that Gladys K Alley was born, Italian born factory worker Nicola Sacco and fish peddler Bartolomeo Vanzetti were picked up by police on May 5th in connection with the April 15th murder and robbery of a guard and a paymaster at the Slater and Morrill Shoe Company in South Braintree, Mass. Although in later years they were thought to be innocent, they were anarchists and were convicted of the crime and put to death.

1929 - At the age of just 9 years old, Gladys was alive when American Samoa officially became a U.S. territory. Although a part of the United States since 1900, the Ratification Act of 1929 vested "all civil, judicial, and military powers in the President of the United States of America".

1930 - Gladys was merely 10 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

1971 - At the age of 51 years old, Gladys was alive when on May 3rd, 10,000 federal troops, 5,100 officers of the D.C. Metropolitan Police, 2,000 members of the D.C. National Guard, and federal agents assembled in Washington DC to prevent an estimated 10,000 Vietnam War protesters from marching. President Nixon (who was in California) refused to give federal employees the day off and they had to navigate the police and protesters, adding to the confusion. By the end of a few days of protest, 12,614 people had been arrested - making it the largest mass arrest in US history.

1972 - By the time she was 52 years old, on June 17th, 5 men were arrested by police in an attempt to bug the Democratic National Committee headquarters in Washington D.C.’s Watergate hotel. The burglars were found to be paid by cash from a slush fund used by the Committee for the Re-Election of the President - the official organization of President Nixon's campaign.

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Gladys K Alley died on January 27, 2003 at 82 years of age. There is no known cause of death for Gladys. She was born on April 10, 1920. There is no information about Gladys's family. We know that Gladys K Alley had been residing in Bluefield, Mercer County, West Virginia.

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