Hattie Jenkins (1919 - 1976)

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Hattie Jenkins
1919 - 1976
updated February 06, 2019
Hattie Jenkins was born on May 18, 1919. She died in January 1976 at 56 years old.

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Hattie Jenkins died in January 1976 at age 56. She was born on May 18, 1919. We are unaware of information about Hattie's surviving family.
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In 1919, in the year that Hattie Jenkins was born, 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.

In 1926, at the age of only 7 years old, Hattie was alive when on October 31st, Harry Houdini died in Michigan. Houdini was the most famed magician of his time and perhaps of all time, especially for his acts involving escapes - from handcuffs, straitjackets, chains, ropes slung from skyscrapers, and more. He was president of the Society of American Magicians and stringently upheld professional ethics. He died of complications from a ruptured appendix. Although he had received a blow to the area a couple of days previously, the connection between the blow and his appendicitis is disputed.

In 1939, by the time she was 20 years old, on the 1st of September, Nazi Germany invaded Poland. On September 17th, the Soviet Union invaded Poland as well. Poland expected help from France and the United Kingdom, since they had a pact with both. But no help came. By October 6th, the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany held full control of the previously Polish lands. Eventually, the invasion of Poland lead to World War II.

In 1942, Hattie was 23 years old when 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 1976, in the year of Hattie Jenkins's passing, on August 4th, a mysterious illness struck an American Legion convention in Philadelphia. Within a week, 25 people had died and 130 people had been hospitalized. It was the first known instance of what came to be called "Legionnaires Disease."

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Mar 5, 1881 - August 1964
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Sep 11, 1932 - Aug 16, 1998
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Jun 17, 1898 - Jan 28, 1994
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Lee Jenkins
Mar 12, 1902 - March 1983
Suitland, Maryland
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Jul 7, 1929 - May 7, 2004
Novato, CA
Emmett J Jenkins
Sep 7, 1930 - Feb 7, 2011
Washington, DC
Bertha T Jenkins
Feb 18, 1926 - Nov 15, 1994
Washington, DC
Leo Jenkins
Dec 10, 1917 - April 1987
Corpus Christi, Texas
Rosalie Jenkins
Dec 3, 1917 - Jul 9, 2007
San Antonio, Texas
Mary Jenkins
Jul 1, 1893 - October 1976
Washington, District of Columbia
Barbara J Jenkins
Dec 9, 1934 - Oct 17, 2002
Lewes, DE
William Jenkins
Aug 23, 1934 - August 1959
Robert Rowe Jenkins
Aug 8, 1933 - Sep 8, 2010
Easton, MD
Frances J Jenkins
Dec 31, 1933 - Nov 22, 2010
Annapolis, MD
Arthur J Jenkins
Apr 4, 1933 - Feb 18, 2001
La Plata, MD
Thomas Jenkins
Feb 25, 1934 - October 1983
Francis Jenkins
Feb 25, 1934 - December 1985

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