Helene Saunders (1910 - 1983)

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Helene Saunders
1910 - 1983
updated February 06, 2019
Helene Saunders was born on February 28, 1910. She died in February 1983 at 72 years old. We know that Helene Saunders had been residing in New York, New York County, New York 10016.


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Helene Saunders died in February 1983 at 72 years old. She was born on February 28, 1910. There is no information about Helene's immediate family. We know that Helene Saunders had been residing in New York, New York County, New York 10016.
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In 1910, in the year that Helene Saunders was born, the Boy Scouts of America was incorporated. U.S. publisher W.D. Boyce was visiting England when he became lost in the London fog. An unknown Boy Scout helped him find his way out, declining a tip (he said that he was a Boy Scout and was doing his good deed for the day). Boyce was so impressed that he incorporated the Boy Scouts of America when he returned home. Its purpose was "to teach boys patriotism, courage, self-reliance, and kindred values."

In 1932, at the age of 22 years old, Helene 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.

In 1940, when she was 30 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.

In 1952, Helene was 42 years old when on July 2, Dr. Jonas E. Salk tested the first dead-virus polio vaccine on 43 children. The worst epidemic of polio had broken out that year - in the U.S. there were 58,000 cases reported. Of these, 3,145 people had died and 21,269 were left with mild to disabling paralysis.

In 1983, in the year of Helene Saunders's passing, physicist Sally K. Ride, 32, became the first US woman astronaut in space as a crew member aboard space shuttle Challenger on June 18th. She was also the youngest (32) astronaut to go into space. Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova was the first woman in space in 1963.

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Jun 1, 1912 - Jun 2, 2000
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Feb 2, 1908 - July 1976
Syracuse, NY
William Saunders
Mar 30, 1915 - Nov 21, 1990
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Feb 23, 1915 - Nov 5, 2000
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Feb 5, 1915 - January 1996
New York, NY
Margaret Saunders
Jan 7, 1914 - May 1993
Jamaica, NY
Mary Saunders
Aug 19, 1922 - November 1986
New York, NY
Clothilde Saunders
Nov 16, 1904 - January 1981
Far Rockaway, NY
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Jun 3, 1924 - Feb 18, 2005
Riverview, FL
Bessie Saunders
Aug 25, 1900 - January 1969
Bronx, NY
Lillian Saunders
Jan 18, 1920 - Jun 10, 2003
Bronx, NY
Edna Saunders
May 22, 1913 - March 1973
Ticonderoga, NY
Leonard J Saunders
Dec 26, 1928 - Jan 19, 2004
Hudson Falls, NY
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Apr 19, 1896 - March 1985
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Aug 29, 1929 - December 1987
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