Hazel Jackson Jolley (1917 - 1995)

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Burial / Funeral

Willamette National Cemetery
Section BB Site 1126,
11800 Se Mt. Scott Boulevard, Portland, Or

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Last Known Residence

Spokane, Spokane County, Washington

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Branch of service: Us Air Force
Rank attained: MAJ
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii, Korea

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Jackson

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1917 - In the year that Hazel Jackson Jolley was born, in April, the U.S. entered World War I, declaring war against Germany. President Wilson had previously declared neutrality in the war - a position supported by the majority of Americans - but after Germany declared that they would sink all ships trading with Great Britain and sunk U.S. ships, public opinion began to change. Then the Lusitania was sunk, killing 1,201 - including 128 Americans - and more U.S. ships were sunk. The U.S. could stand aside no longer.

1955 - At the age of 38 years old, Hazel was alive when in January, President Eisenhower sent direct aid to South Vietnam. In February, U.S. advisors were sent to train troops.

1957 - By the time she was 40 years old, on October 4th, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik I, the first man made earth-orbiting satellite - and triggered the Space Race. Sputnik I was only 23 inches in diameter and had no tracking equipment, only 4 antennas, but it had a big impact.

1985 - She was 68 years old when on March 7th, the song "We Are the World" was released as a charity effort to alleviate the African famine. The song was written by Michael Jackson and Lionel Richie, and produced by Quincy Jones. They were joined by 37 other famous singers in the recording studio and a phenomena had begun

1995 - In the year of Hazel Jackson Jolley's passing, 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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Hazel Jackson Jolley passed away on November 19, 1995 at age 77. There is no listed cause of death. She was buried in Willamette National Cemetery Section BB Site 1126, Portland, Or. She was born on December 24, 1917. We are unaware of information about Hazel's surviving family. We know that Hazel Jackson Jolley had been residing in Spokane, Spokane County, Washington.

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