Helen Meadows (1926 - 2011)

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Haines City, Polk County, Florida

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Gae Machael (Meadows ) Albericci

Gae Machael (Meadows ) Albericci

Gae Machael (Meadows ) Albericci

Gae Machael (Meadows ) Albericci

Dennette Lee McCormack Meadows

Dennette Lee McCormack Meadows

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Penelope D (Hunt) Meadows

Penelope D (Hunt) Meadows

Penelope D (Hunt) Meadows

Penelope D (Hunt) Meadows

Dallas Layne Meadows

Dallas Layne Meadows

Madeline Meadows

Madeline Meadows

Glen Meadows

Glen Meadows

Glen Meadows

Glen Meadows

Madeline Meadows

Madeline Meadows

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Augusta Meadows Gae Machael (Meadows ) Albericci Gae Machael (Meadows ) Albericci Dennette Lee McCormack Meadows

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1926 - In the year that Helen Meadows was born, on November 15th, NBC was founded. It was the U.S.'s first major broadcast network. Ownership of the network was split between RCA (a majority partner at 50%), its founding corporate parent General Electric (which owned 30%), and Westinghouse (which owned the remaining 20%).

1932 - At the age of merely 6 years old, Helen was alive when five years to the day after Lindbergh crossed the Atlantic, Amelia Earhart flew solo from Newfoundland to Ireland, the first woman to cross the Atlantic solo and the first to replicate Lindbergh's feat. She flew over 2,000 miles in just under 15 hours.

1934 - She was merely 8 years old when on June 6th, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission was formed as a response to the stock market crash of 1929 and the continuing Great Depression. Previously, the states regulated the offering and sales of stocks - called "blue sky" laws. They were largely ineffective. Roosevelt created a group (one member was Joseph Kennedy, father of the future President Kennedy) who knew Wall Street well and they defined the mission and operating mode for the SEC. The new organization had broad and stringent rules and oversight and restored public confidence in the stock market in the United States.

1940 - By the time she was merely 14 years old, on September 16th, the Selective Training and Service Act of 1940, was enacted - the first peacetime draft in U.S. history. Men between 21 and 36 were required to register with their draft boards. When World War II began, men between 18 and 45 were subject to service and men up to 65 were required to register.

1983 - At the age of 57 years old, Helen was alive when "crack" cocaine was developed in the Bahamas and spread to the United States. Previously, cocaine had been cut with other substances, diluting it. Crack was 80% pure and therefore was more addictive. It was also cheaper, making it more easily available to low income neighborhoods.

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Helen Meadows passed away on May 7, 2011 at 85 years of age. No cause of death has been entered for Helen. She was born on February 12, 1926. There is no information about Helen's family. We know that Helen Meadows had been residing in Haines City, Polk County, Florida.

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