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Irene Roosevelt (1916 - 1987)

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Irene Roosevelt
1916 - 1987
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October 9, 1916
Death
June 1987
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Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California 92270
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Irene Roosevelt was born on October 9, 1916. She died in June 1987 at age 70. We know that Irene Roosevelt had been residing in Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California 92270.
Updated: November 3, 2011
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Irene Roosevelt passed away in June 1987 at 70 years old. She was born on October 9, 1916. There is no information about Irene's family. We know that Irene Roosevelt had been residing in Rancho Mirage, Riverside County, California 92270.
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1916 - 1987 World Events

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In 1916, in the year that Irene Roosevelt was born, suffragette Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman elected to the House of Representatives as a Representative at large from Montana. She was the first woman to hold an elected Federal office. Holding the office for two years, she ran again in 1940 and served another two year term. Montana had granted women unrestricted voting rights in 1914, 6 years before women got the vote nationally.

In 1954, by the time she was 38 years old, on May 17th, the Supreme Court released a decision on Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. The ruling stated that state laws establishing separate public schools for black and white students was unconstitutional thus paving the way for integration in schools.

In 1963, by the time she was 47 years old, the British Secretary of War, 46 year old John Profumo ,was forced to resign when he lied about an affair with 19 year old Christine Keeler. Keeler was also involved with the Soviet naval attaché and charges of espionage were feared. No proof of spying was ever found.

In 1970, when she was 54 years old, on May 4th, four students at Kent State University in Ohio were shot and killed by National Guardsmen. The students were at a peaceful demonstration protesting the invasion of Cambodia by US forces. There had been precedent for the killing of American college students. The previous year, on May 15th, Alameda County Sheriffs used shotguns against U.C. Berkeley students at a protest for People's Park. One student died, one was blinded, 128 were injured.

In 1987, in the year of Irene Roosevelt's passing, on October 19th, stock exchanges around the world crashed. Beginning in Hong Kong then spreading to Europe, the crash then hit the United States. It was called Black Monday. The Dow Jones fell 508 points to 1,738.74 (22.61%).

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