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Hazel O Braswell (1918 - 2002)

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Hazel O Braswell
1918 - 2002
Born
August 13, 1918
Death
June 5, 2002
Last Known Residence
Sebring, Highlands County, Florida 33872
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Hazel O Braswell of Sebring, Highlands County, Florida was born on August 13, 1918, and died at age 83 years old on June 5, 2002.
Updated: October 7, 2011
Biography ID: 31857792

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Hazel Braswell passed away at age 83 years old on June 5, 2002. Hazel O Braswell of Sebring, Highlands County, Florida was born on August 13, 1918.

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Hazel O Braswell lived 12 years longer than the average Braswell family member when she died at the age of 83.
The average age of a Braswell family member is 71.
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In 1918, in the year that Hazel O Braswell was born, in January, President Wilson presented his Fourteen Points, which assured citizens that World War I was being fought for a moral cause and outlined a plan for postwar peace in Europe. The only leader of the Allies to present such a plan, the Europeans thought Wilson was being too idealistic. The points included free trade, open agreements, democracy and self-determination. They were based on the research and suggestions of 150 advisors.

In 1920, Hazel was merely 2 years old when on January 1, over 6000 people were arrested and put in prison because they were suspected of being communists. . Many had to be released in a few weeks and only 3 guns were found in their homes. The U.S. Department of Justice "red hunt" netted thousands of "radicals" and suspected "communists" and aliens were deported. But the "hunt" ended after Attorney General Palmer forecast a massive radical uprising on May Day and the day passed without incident.

In 1968, she was 50 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1979, by the time she was 61 years old, on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

In 1991, at the age of 73 years old, Hazel was alive when on January 16th, Allied forces began the first phase of Operation Desert Storm. Saddam Hussein's forces had previously invaded the sovereign state of Kuwait and the focus of the operation was to remove his Iraqi troops from Kuwait. On February 24th, the ground war began. Within 100 hours, American ground troops declared Kuwait liberated.

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