Ione Blue (1917 - 2005)

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Ione Blue
1917 - 2005
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October 25, 1917
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September 24, 2005
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Cranfills Gap, Bosque County, Texas 76637
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Ione Blue was born on October 25, 1917. She died on September 24, 2005 at 87 years of age. We know that Ione Blue had been residing in Cranfills Gap, Bosque County, Texas 76637.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Ione Blue died on September 24, 2005 at age 87. She was born on October 25, 1917. We have no information about Ione's immediate family. We know that Ione Blue had been residing in Cranfills Gap, Bosque County, Texas 76637.

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In 1917, in the year that Ione Blue was born, the NHL (National Hockey League) was established as a response to the demise of the National Hockey Association (NHA). The first superstar of the League was "Phantom" Joe Malone of the Montreal Canadiens, a leading scorer with records that still stand. The Canadiens won the NHL championship over the Senators.

In 1931, at the age of merely 14 years old, Ione was alive when in March, “The Star Spangled Banner” officially became the national anthem by congressional resolution. Other songs had previously been used - among them, "My Country, 'Tis of Thee", "God Bless America", and "America the Beautiful". There was fierce debate about making "The Star Spangled Banner" the national anthem - Southerners and veterans organizations supported it, pacifists and educators opposed it.

In 1941, when she was 24 years old, in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1969, when she was 52 years old, one hundred countries, along with the United States and the Soviet Union signed the nuclear nonproliferation treaty (NPT). It called for stopping the spread of nuclear weapons, the peaceful use of nuclear energy, and the goal of nuclear disarmament.

In 1991, Ione was 74 years old when on December 25th, the Soviet Union flag was lowered and replaced by the Russian tricolor flag. It was the end of the Soviet Union. Mikhail Gorbachev resigned as President of the Soviet Union and Boris Yeltsin became President of the Russian Republic.

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