Helen Shank (1916 - 2001)

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Helen Shank
1916 - 2001
updated February 06, 2019
Helen Shank was born on November 10, 1916. She died on January 29, 2001 at 84 years of age. We know that Helen Shank had been residing in Valley Village, Los Angeles County, California 91607.


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Helen Shank died on January 29, 2001 at 84 years old. She was born on November 10, 1916. We are unaware of information about Helen's family. We know that Helen Shank had been residing in Valley Village, Los Angeles County, California 91607.
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In 1916, in the year that Helen Shank was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1930, she was only 14 years old when on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1956, when she was 40 years old, this was the year that the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, became an international sensation. He began the year as a regional favorite and ended the year with 17 recordings having been on the Billboard’s Top 100 singles chart, 11 TV appearances, and a movie. Elvis scandalized adults and thrilled teens.

In 1964, she was 48 years old when on February 9th, the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. 73 million people watched - although the Beatles couldn't be heard because of the loud screaming of the female teenage audience.

In 1978, by the time she was 62 years old, on July 25th, Louise Brown, the first "test-tube baby", was born at Oldham Hospital in London. Louise was conceived through IVF (in vitro fertilization), a controversial and experimental procedure at the time.

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Helen K Shank
Born: around 1924
Maryland, United States
Helen Angeline Shank
Mar 18, 1926 - Mar 4, 2013
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Dec 31, 1969 - Nov 20, 1973
Helen L Shank
Aug 22, 1908 - Jan 25, 1994
Springfield, OR
Helen Shank
Nov 28, 1900 - August 1987
Olympia, Washington
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Nov 14, 1898 - September 1972
Hermosa Beach, California
Helen R Shank
Jun 22, 1931 - Sep 18, 2009
Sun City, AZ
Helen G Shank
Jul 24, 1915 - Oct 24, 1991
Helen J Shank
Jun 27, 1914 - October 1991
Helen M Shank
May 10, 1905 - Aug 24, 1999
Blue Mound, KS
Helen L Shank
Sep 3, 1928 - Mar 26, 2008
Springfield, MO
Helen Shank
Jun 15, 1923 - October 1979
Helen v Shank
Dec 16, 1932 - Jun 17, 2005
Modesto, CA
Helen E Shank
Sep 20, 1910 - November 1993
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Helen C Shank
Nov 22, 1908 - Apr 10, 2003
Grand Rapids, MI
Helen Shank
Oct 26, 1913 - December 1979
Chicago, Illinois
Helen J Shank
Aug 25, 1916 - Mar 30, 2000
Joliet, IL
Helen Shank
Jan 27, 1912 - May 1977
Milan, Illinois
Helen M Shank
Sep 21, 1924 - Oct 31, 2003
Grayslake, IL
Helen R Shank
Mar 4, 1906 - Oct 28, 1994
Mount Pleasant, IA

Other Shanks

William Shank
Nov 27, 1902 - January 1978
Fort Lauderdale, FL
Mary Shank-Sr
May 14, 1910 - Mar 28, 1995
Saint Augustine, FL
Pahn Shank
Dec 19, 1891 - November 1966
New York, NY
Calvin Shank
Nov 27, 1908 - May 23, 1990
Goshen, NY
Harold Shank
Aug 9, 1926 - Feb 12, 2005
Altamont, NY
Marjorie Shank
Jun 3, 1932 - November 1968
Raymond Shank
Sep 17, 1916 - Jul 29, 2005
Lewis P Shank
Feb 11, 1931 - Oct 7, 2002
Virginia Beach, VA
Charlotte Shank
Jan 29, 1912 - October 1984
Rochester, NY
Lydia M Shank
Dec 7, 1916 - Mar 4, 1988
Gerald Shank
Jan 23, 1919 - Oct 4, 1999
Hazel Shank
Feb 9, 1911 - Jul 8, 1997
Deer Park, NY
Franklin Shank
Jan 13, 1886 - March 1963
New York
Dorothy Shank
Jan 6, 1906 - September 1976
New York, NY
Karl Shank
Jun 23, 1889 - July 1966
Auburn, NY
Mary E Shank
Mar 3, 1919 - Oct 9, 2007
Poultney, VT
Eva M Shank
May 10, 1898 - November 1988
Dorothy R Shank
Aug 18, 1907 - March 1989
Niagara Falls, NY
Clarence H Shank
Oct 15, 1913 - May 31, 1997
Utica, NY
Richard Shank
Jun 28, 1898 - June 1984
Rome, NY

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Mar 20, 1916 - October 1984
Tucson, AZ
Mary M Harding
Nov 27, 1917 - Jan 11, 1991
Franklin Square, NY
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Dec 27, 1912 - May 1987
Mechanicsburg, PA
Robert Elson
Mar 3, 1911 - Oct 14, 1991
New York, NY
Morris Marks
Oct 9, 1890 - November 1963
New York
Solomon Podell
Jul 7, 1898 - December 1974
Edison, NJ
Joseph Culbert
Dec 4, 1879 - February 1966
Glen Rock, NJ
Edith Rebmann
May 8, 1911 - Oct 4, 2005
Brooklyn, NY
Morris Liebman
Jul 14, 1907 - Jun 23, 1991
New York, NY
Benjamin Adamson
Mar 22, 1898 - January 1966
New York, NY
Michael Lombardo
Apr 3, 1896 - February 1978
Howard Wahl
Sep 17, 1913 - November 1977
Yaphank, NY
Thomas F Reynolds
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Wells, VT
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