Helen L Chapman (1919 - 1992)

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Burial / Funeral

Golden Gate National Cemetery
Section CA Site 2122,
1300 Sneath Lane, San Bruno, Ca

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San Jose, Santa Clara County, California

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Branch of service: Us Army Air Forces
Rank attained: CPL
Wars/Conflicts: World War Ii

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1919 - In the year that Helen L Chapman was born, in January, Nebraska was the 36th state to ratify the 18th Amendment, making it the law of the land. The 18th Amendment established Prohibition - a law against the production, transport, and sale of alcohol. Private consumption and possession were not prohibited. Several months later, the Volstead Act was passed, creating laws to enforce the Amendment. Bootlegging and bathtub gin followed.

1948 - By the time she was 29 years old, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

1965 - Helen was 46 years old when on March 8th, the first US combat troops arrived in Vietnam. The 3500 Marines joined 23,000 "advisors" already in South Vietnam. By the end of the year, 190,000 American soldiers were in the country.

1973 - By the time she was 54 years old, in October, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned - President Nixon nominated Gerald Ford for Vice President. Nixon's tax returns came under investigation. Nixon offered the recently discovered Oval Office tapes be heard by one person and summarized - his offer was rejected by the Special Prosecutor. Nixon ordered the Attorney General, then the assistant Attorney General, to fire the Special Prosecutor. Both refused and were fired. The Solicitor General became the acting Attorney General and fired the Special Prosecutor (the Saturday Night Massacre). Nixon releases some of the tapes, under extreme pressure because of the firings.

1992 - In the year of Helen L Chapman's passing, on February 1st, US President George Bush and President Boris Yeltsin of Russia jointly announced an end to the Cold War, proclaiming a new era of "friendship and partnership". At Camp David in Maryland, they reviewed ways to jointly reduce nuclear arms and support reforms in Russia but no agreement was reached at that meeting.

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Helen L Chapman died on April 13, 1992 at age 72. No cause of death has been entered for Helen. She was buried in Golden Gate National Cemetery Section CA Site 2122, San Bruno, Ca. She was born on May 31, 1919. We are unaware of information about Helen's immediate family. We know that Helen L Chapman had been residing in San Jose, Santa Clara County, California.

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