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Ida M Nitka (1919 - 2002)

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Ida M Nitka
1919 - 2002
Born
May 5, 1919
Death
July 8, 2002
Last Known Residence
Wales, Hampden County, Massachusetts 01081
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Ida M Nitka of Wales, Hampden County, Massachusetts was born on May 5, 1919, and died at age 83 years old on July 8, 2002.
Updated: October 3, 2011
Biography ID: 6106277

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Wales, Hampden County, Massachusetts 01081
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Ida Nitka passed away at age 83 years old on July 8, 2002. Ida M Nitka of Wales, Hampden County, Massachusetts was born on May 5, 1919.

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Ida M Nitka lived 9 years longer than the average Nitka family member when she died at the age of 83.
The average age of a Nitka family member is 74.
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In 1919, in the year that Ida M Nitka was born, in the summer and early autumn, race riots erupted in 26 U.S. cities, resulting in hundreds of deaths and even more people being badly hurt. In most cases, African-Americans were the victims. It was called the "Red Summer". Men who were returning from World War I needed jobs and there was competition for those jobs among the races. Tension was heightened by the use by many companies of blacks as strikebreakers.

In 1927, when she was just 8 years old, 10 years after the United States bought the U.S. Virgin Islands from the Danish government, the inhabitants were granted U.S. citizenship. While they can vote in congressional elections and presidential primaries, they cannot vote for President.

In 1945, she was 26 years old when on April 12th, President Roosevelt died of natural causes and Harry S. Truman, his Vice-President, became the 33rd President of the United States.

In 1969, by the time she was 50 years old, on January 20th, Richard M. Nixon became the 37th President of the United States. Previously the Vice President to President Eisenhower, Nixon was the only President to resign in office - in his second term.

In 1979, at the age of 60 years old, Ida was alive when on March 28th, a partial nuclear meltdown occurred at the power plant at Three Mile Island Pennsylvania. Radiation leaked into the environment, resulting in a rating of 5 on a scale of 7 ("Accident With Wider Consequences") . It ended up costing $1 billion to clean up the site.

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