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Irene Veronica Kearney (1903 - 1961)

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Irene Veronica Kearney
1903 - 1961
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1903
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1961
Melbourne, Australia
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Irene Veronica Kearney was born in 1903. She is the child of Hynes James Ed Kearney and Mary Jan Mcgennisken Kearney. She died in 1961 in Melbourne, Australia at 58 years of age.
Updated: September 3, 2013
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Irene Veronica Kearney died in 1961 in Melbourne, Australia at 58 years old. She was born in 1903. She is the child of Hynes James Ed Kearney and Mary Jan Mcgennisken Kearney.
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In 1903, in the year that Irene Veronica Kearney was born, the United States Department of Commerce and Labor was created by President Theodore Roosevelt to control the excesses of big business. Renamed the Department of Commerce 10 years later, many departments concerned with workers were transferred to the Department of Labor at that time. Another spin-off, the Bureau of Corporations, became the Federal Trade Commission.

In 1915, by the time she was merely 12 years old, the Superior Court in Fulton County Georgia accepted the charter for the establishment of the new Ku Klux Klan, succeeding the Klan that flourished in the South in the late 1800's. This iteration of the Klan adopted white clothing and used many of the code words from the first Klan, adding cross burnings and mass marches in an attempt to intimidate others.

In 1943, at the age of 40 years old, Irene was alive when on March 31st, the Broadway musical Oklahoma! opened. Written by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II (the first of their string of successful collaborations), audiences loved it. The musical ran for 2,212 performances originally and was made into a movie in 1954.

In 1956, when she was 53 years old, on May 20th, the U.S. tested the first hydrogen bomb dropped from a plane over Bikini Atoll. Previously, hydrogen bombs had only been tested on the ground. The Atomic Age moved forward.

In 1961, in the year of Irene Veronica Kearney's passing, on January 20th, John F. Kennedy became the 35th President of the United States. He had previously been a U.S. Senator and a Congressman, both from the state of Massachusetts, as well as a Naval lieutenant in World War II.

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