Helen M Sigler

(1909 - 1996)

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Helen M Sigler
1909 - 1996
Born
February 19, 1909
Death
December 6, 1996
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Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri 64501
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Helen M Sigler was born on February 19, 1909. She died on December 6, 1996 at 87 years of age. We know that Helen M Sigler had been residing in Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri 64501.
Updated: February 06, 2019
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Helen M Sigler passed away on December 6, 1996 at 87 years of age. She was born on February 19, 1909. We have no information about Helen's surviving family. We know that Helen M Sigler had been residing in Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri 64501.

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In 1909, in the year that Helen M Sigler was born, William Howard Taft became the 27th President of the United States on March 4th. Previously Secretary of War, Judge on the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Solicitor General of the U.S., and Governor of both the Philippines and Cuba, Taft was the only President who went on to become Chief Justice of the Supreme Court.

In 1947, by the time she was 38 years old, on November 25th, the Hollywood "Black List" was created by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Ten Hollywood writers and directors had refused to testify to the Committee regarding "Communists" or "Reds" in the movie industry. The next day, the blacklist was created and they were fired.

In 1976, Helen was 67 years old when 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."

In 1988, Helen was 79 years old when on December 16th, 1988 the popular film Rain Man was released. Featuring Dustin Hoffman and Tom Cruise. this film brought attention to autistic savants and was based on the "megasavant" Laurence Kim Peek. The film would later go to win four Oscars including Best Picture, Best Original Screenplay, Best Director and Best Actor in a Leading Role.

In 1996, in the year of Helen M Sigler's passing, on July 5th, the first cloned mammal - "Dolly the Sheep" - was born in Scotland. She had three mothers. Dolly lived to be 6 years old and produced 6 lambs. Since, other sheep have been cloned as well as horses, pigs, deer, and bulls.

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