Idell Strickland (1900 - 1980)

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Idell Strickland
1900 - 1980
updated February 06, 2019
Idell Strickland was born on November 8, 1900. She died in June 1980 at 79 years of age. We know that Idell Strickland had been residing in Monticello, Drew County, Arkansas 71655.

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Idell Strickland died in June 1980 at age 79. She was born on November 8, 1900. There is no information about Idell's family or relationships. We know that Idell Strickland had been residing in Monticello, Drew County, Arkansas 71655.
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In 1900, in the year that Idell Strickland was born, when Floradora opened on Broadway. A huge success in London - opening in 1899 and running for 455 performances - the musical was even more successful in New York - running for 552 performances. The "Floradora girls" were the hit of the show - a "sextette of tall, gorgeous damsels, clad in pink walking costumes, black picture hats and carrying frilly parasols who swished onto the stage and captivated New York for no other reason than they were utterly stunning" ("tall and gorgeous" translated to 5'4"). A sensation, each Floradora girl was said to have married a millionaire.

In 1912, she was only 12 years old when the Girl Scouts of the USA was started by Juliette Gordon Low with the help of Sir Robert Baden-Powell, the founder of Boy Scouts in Great Britain. She said after a meeting with Baden-Powell, "I've got something for the girls of Savannah, and all of America, and all the world, and we're going to start it tonight!" And she did.

In 1959, at the age of 59 years old, Idell was alive when on August 8th, Hawaii became the 50th state of the United States. The US flag was changed to show 50 stars.

In 1966, when she was 66 years old, on September 8th, the first Star Trek episode, "The Man Trap," was broadcast on NBC. The plot concerned a creature that sucked salt from human bodies. The original series only aired for 3 seasons due to low ratings.

In 1980, in the year of Idell Strickland's passing, on April 24th, a rescue attempt was begun in the Iranian Hostage Crisis. The attempt failed and 8 US servicemen were killed. Eight helicopters had been sent for the mission, but only 5 arrived in operating condition., Since the military had advised that the mission be aborted if there were fewer than 6 helicopters, President Carter stopped it. Upon leaving, a helicopter collided with a transport plane and the men were killed.

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Other Stricklands

Herbert E Strickland
Jan 17, 1914 - Oct 28, 2001
Lima, OH
Jesse Strickland
Mar 29, 1909 - April 1972
Monticello, Arkansas
Lottie L Strickland
Feb 11, 1910 - Oct 13, 1989
Monticello, AR
William Strickland
Aug 22, 1901 - April 1969
Plainview, Arkansas
Frank Strickland
Jan 22, 1890 - March 1983
Mena, California
Herman Strickland
Apr 4, 1906 - May 1983
Shreveport, Louisiana
James L Strickland
Aug 12, 1956 - Apr 9, 2006
Gladys Strickland
May 23, 1893 - January 1983
Little Rock, Arkansas
George Strickland
Jul 22, 1885 - December 1965
Arkansas
Boyce Strickland
Jan 11, 1906 - December 1972
Strong, Arkansas
Virginia Strickland
Oct 16, 1904 - September 1983
Benton, Arkansas
Otis Strickland
Jun 8, 1900 - May 8, 1991
Fordyce, AR
Pauline Strickland
Apr 5, 1904 - March 1981
Hot Springs National Park, Arkansas
Martha M Strickland
Sep 12, 1953 - Jan 17, 2010
Lonoke, AR
Freeman Strickland
Jul 5, 1915 - Dec 1, 1990
William Strickland
Feb 20, 1920 - June 1976
Monticello, Arkansas
Walter Strickland
Jan 17, 1915 - May 1971
Johnny N Strickland
Jan 30, 1917 - Sep 8, 1997
Hampton, AR
Robert L Strickland
May 24, 1923 - Nov 6, 2008
Saint Louis, MO
James A Strickland
Aug 13, 1908 - Jan 6, 1997
Anaheim, CA

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Sep 11, 1908 - September 1975
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Charles Shook
Dec 6, 1919 - October 1964
Albert Owens
Apr 20, 1897 - May 1968
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Lula Mchan
Nov 14, 1902 - May 7, 1990
Emmer Marcussen
Aug 6, 1895 - Oct 30, 1992
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Mollie F Worbington
Apr 20, 1907 - Jun 5, 2005
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Frank Phillips
Aug 30, 1888 - May 1981
Conroe, Texas
Floy Baker
Aug 27, 1913 - May 3, 1995
Amite, LA
Connie B Reynolds
May 20, 1920 - Dec 14, 1996
Hampton, AR
Monroe E House
Dec 4, 1907 - Mar 4, 1993
White Hall, AR
Ella Gober
Mar 27, 1908 - September 1985
Dermott, Arkansas
Howard W Phillips
Jun 13, 1916 - Oct 18, 1997
White Hall, AR
Ed Heflin
Jan 1, 1901 - November 1963
Arkansas
Winford House
Aug 1, 1910 - May 1973
Monticello, Arkansas
Virginia F Oneill
Jun 6, 1914 - Sep 22, 2001
Monticello, AR
William Justice
Aug 3, 1903 - June 1981
Saint Louis, Missouri
William E Williams
Dec 17, 1911 - Nov 10, 1994
Hot Springs National Park, AR
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Jan 11, 1911 - Jan 27, 1989
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