Hilda Darbee (1879 - 1978)

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Hilda Darbee
1879 - 1978
updated February 06, 2019
Hilda Darbee was born on September 1, 1879. She died in January 1978 at 98 years of age. We know that Hilda Darbee had been residing in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.

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Hilda Darbee died in January 1978 at 98 years old. She was born on September 1, 1879. We are unaware of information about Hilda's immediate family. We know that Hilda Darbee had been residing in Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota.
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In 1879, in the year that Hilda Darbee was born, on April 26th, the National Park - later renamed the Royal National Park - the 2nd oldest national park in the world, was formally proclaimed in New South Wales, Australia. It was the first park to have the word "national" in its name.

In 1924, Hilda was 45 years old when in May, wealthy college students Nathan Leopold and Richard Loeb kidnapped and killed 14 year old Robert Franks "in the interest of science". Leopold and Loeb thought that they were intellectually superior and that they could commit the perfect crime and not be caught. They were brought in for questioning within 8 days and quickly confessed. Clarence Darrow was hired as their defense lawyer, getting them life imprisonment instead of a death sentence. Loeb was eventually killed in prison - Leopold was released after 33 years, dying of a heart attack at age 66.

In 1930, Hilda was 51 years old when as head of the Motion Picture Producers and Distributors of America, William Hays established a code of decency that outlined what was acceptable in films. The public - and government - had felt that films in the '20's had become increasingly risque and that the behavior of its stars was becoming scandalous. Laws were being passed. In response, the heads of the movie studios adopted a voluntary "code", hoping to head off legislation. The first part of the code prohibited "lowering the moral standards of those who see it", called for depictions of the "correct standards of life", and forbade a picture from showing any sort of ridicule towards a law or "creating sympathy for its violation". The second part dealt with particular behavior in film such as homosexuality, the use of specific curse words, and miscegenation.

In 1958, by the time she was 79 years old, on January 31st, Explorer I, the United States' answer to Sputnik I (and 2,) was launched. America had entered the Space Race. The first spacecraft to detect the Van Allen radiation belt, it remained in orbit until 1970.

In 1978, in the year of Hilda Darbee's passing, on November 18th, Jim Jones's Peoples Temple followers committed mass suicide in Jonestown, Guyana - where they had moved, from San Francisco, as a group. Jones was the leader of the cult and ordered his followers to drink cyanide-laced punch, which they did. Whole families (women and children included) died - more than 900 people in all.

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Other Darbees

Chester E Darbee
Jul 26, 1912 - Oct 18, 1974
Ruth K Darbee
Jan 19, 1920 - Oct 28, 1999
Seattle, WA
Lennard Darbee
Apr 14, 1911 - May 7, 1991
Seattle, WA
David L Darbee
Apr 29, 1945 - Nov 18, 2002
Andrew L Darbee
Aug 18, 1907 - Mar 10, 1990
San Francisco, CA
Mary Joyce Darbee
Nov 14, 1914 - Feb 27, 2008
Los Alamitos, California
Gladys Darbee
Jul 2, 1899 - November 1974
Greenbrae, California
Shirley Ann Darbee
Aug 31, 1947 - Mar 13, 2011
Livermore, California
Allan Darbee
Sep 14, 1894 - July 1987
Greenbrae, California
Garnett E Darbee
Apr 24, 1919 - Oct 15, 1996
Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Frank Darbee
Dec 8, 1892 - October 1967
Middletown, New York
Edgar Darbee
around 1824 - Jul 23, 1907
Edgar L Darbee
around 1858 - Sep 30, 1909
Effie G Darbee
around 1874 - May 28, 1921
Everett A Darbee
around 1850 - Jul 26, 1922
Levi Darbee
around 1840 - Oct 26, 1931
Lulu Darbee
around 1882 - Jan 12, 1944
Male Darbee
around 1802 - Aug 10, 1892
Mary A Darbee
around 1827 - Jun 6, 1910
Mary A Darbee
around 1848 - Aug 11, 1919

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