Helen M Defour (1934 - 2010)

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Helen M Defour
1934 - 2010
updated February 06, 2019
Helen M Defour was born on May 7, 1934. She died on January 24, 2010 at 75 years old. We know that Helen M Defour had been residing in Upper Marlboro, Prince Georges County, Maryland.


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Helen M Defour died on January 24, 2010 at 75 years old. She was born on May 7, 1934. There is no information about Helen's surviving family. We know that Helen M Defour had been residing in Upper Marlboro, Prince Georges County, Maryland.
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In 1934, in the year that Helen M Defour was born, on November 11th 1933, an extremely strong dust storm hit South Dakota, stripping topsoil. Other strong dust storms had occurred during 1933. Severe droughts continued to hit the Great Plains and the dust storms devastated agricultural production as well as people's' lives for several years. The Roosevelt administration and scientists eventually determined that farming practices had caused the conditions that led to the dust storms and the changes they implemented in farming stopped the Dust Bowl.

In 1941, when she was just 7 years old, on June 25th, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 8802, prohibiting racial discrimination in the defense industry. EO 8802 was the first federal action to prohibit employment discrimination - without prejudice as to "race, creed, color, or national origin" - in the U.S. Civil Rights groups had planned a march on Washington D.C. to protest for equal rights but with the signing of the Order, they canceled the March.

In 1952, by the time she was 18 years old, on February 6th, George VI of England died from a coronary thrombosis and complications due to lung cancer. His eldest daughter, age 25, immediately ascended the throne as Elizabeth II and her coronation was on June 2 1953.

In 1977, Helen was 43 years old when on January 21st, President Carter pardoned "draft dodgers" - men who avoided the draft during the Vietnam War. He fulfilled a campaign promise with the pardon. But it only applied to civilian evaders - the estimated 500,000 to 1 million active-duty personnel who went AWOL were not included.

In 1998, when she was 64 years old, on December 19th, the movie Titanic - based on the 1912 sinking of the ship and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet - was released. Winning 11 Oscars, it was the first film to gross over a billion dollars and eventually grossed over $2 billion.

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Sybil C Defour
May 14, 1914 - Jan 30, 2007
Ocala, FL
Frank v Defour
Jan 9, 1929 - Jun 10, 1990
Brooklyn, NY
Eric Defour
Oct 9, 1917 - Jul 8, 1996
Altamonte Springs, FL
Ruth Defour
Dec 12, 1919 - Apr 15, 2005
New York, NY
Muriel Defour
Nov 23, 1913 - January 1972
Viola Defour
Jan 23, 1898 - April 1985
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Saverine Defour
Aug 26, 1887 - July 1988
New York, NY
Hortance Defour
Oct 12, 1900 - January 1984
South Orange, NJ
Moisalee C Defour
Nov 25, 1931 - Aug 3, 2005
Brooklyn, NY
Alma Defour
Dec 23, 1925 - Jul 6, 2006
Baldwin, NY, Africa
Emma Defour
Dec 29, 1886 - July 1968
Chicago, Illinois
Veronica B Defour
Aug 5, 1924 - Dec 24, 1999
New Baltimore, MI
Irene E Defour
Oct 6, 1908 - Jul 26, 1988
Sullivan, IL
Russell Defour
May 28, 1902 - November 1961
Michael J Defour
Mar 8, 1937 - Nov 20, 2003
Eastpointe, MI
Henriette Defour
May 26, 1904 - April 1982
Escondido, California
Julia L Defour
Jun 13, 1927 - Sep 29, 1992
Saint Clair Shores, MI
John Defour
May 7, 1929 - August 1972
Philip Defour
Jul 15, 1908 - July 1987
Margaret L Defour
Aug 25, 1911 - Dec 8, 1991

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Bronx, NY
Thomas J Miles
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Vicksburg, MS
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George F Hart
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John E Kirn
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