Hannah Greene (1907 - 1991)

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Forest Hill, Harford County, Maryland

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Rosemary (Greene) O'Gara

Rosemary (Greene) O'Gara

Gerald L Greene Gravesite

Gerald L Greene Gravesite

Garnett Greene

Garnett Greene

Steven Richard Greene

Steven Richard Greene

Ann Greene and Friends

Ann Greene and Friends

Larry & Betty Lou Greene

Larry & Betty Lou Greene

Mary Childress Greene

Mary Childress Greene

Lawrence Dewey Greene

Lawrence Dewey Greene

Lawrence Dewey Greene

Lawrence Dewey Greene

Alvin Greene Sr. gravesite

Alvin Greene Sr. gravesite

Shirley M Greene

Shirley M Greene

Shaun Greene

Shaun Greene

Charlie & Wanda Greene gravesite

Charlie & Wanda Greene gravesite

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Margaret Greene Rosemary (Greene) O'Gara Gerald L Greene Gravesite Garnett Greene

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1907 - In the year that Hannah Greene was born, the showman Florenz Ziegfeld introduced his Ziegfeld Follies. Ziegfeld was inspired by the Folies Bergère of Paris and the show was a step up from the then current vaudeville shows. The top entertainers of the time played in the Follies but the stars were the Ziegfeld girls - beautiful chorus girls in elaborate costumes. For almost a quarter of a century, the Ziegfeld follies were the toast of Broadway.

1919 - She was only 12 years old when in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

1927 - Hannah was 20 years old when 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

1933 - Hannah was 26 years old when on March 4th, Franklin Delano Roosevelt became the 32nd President of the United States. He was elected four times (equaled by no other President) and guided the United States through the Great Depression, the Dust Bowl, and World War 2. His wife was his cousin Eleanor Roosevelt (Teddy Roosevelt's niece) who President Truman called "First Lady of the World". Some of the major programs that survive from his presidency are the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Wagner Act (The National Labor Relations Act of 1935) , the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Social Security.

1991 - In the year of Hannah Greene's passing, on November 7th, legendary basketball player Magic Johnson announced that he had HIV. In 1991, the public was confused about the difference between HIV and AIDS (HIV is a virus that can lead to AIDS) and there was little treatment for either. Most thought that Johnson would die within a year or so. Also, the transmission of AIDS wasn't understood so he had to retire from basketball. Magic Johnson is still alive and well.

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Hannah Greene died on January 5, 1991 at age 83. No cause of death has been entered for Hannah. She was born on September 16, 1907. We have no information about Hannah's immediate family. We know that Hannah Greene had been residing in Forest Hill, Harford County, Maryland.

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