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Isabel W Purdue (1921 - 1994)

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Isabel W Purdue
1921 - 1994
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December 19, 1921
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November 5, 1994
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Horseheads, Chemung County, New York 14845
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Isabel W Purdue was born on December 19, 1921. She died on November 5, 1994 at 72 years of age. We know that Isabel W Purdue had been residing in Horseheads, Chemung County, New York 14845.
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Isabel W Purdue passed away on November 5, 1994 at 72 years of age. She was born on December 19, 1921. We are unaware of information about Isabel's family or relationships. We know that Isabel W Purdue had been residing in Horseheads, Chemung County, New York 14845.
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In 1921, in the year that Isabel W Purdue was born, the silent film The Sheik, directed by George Melford and starring Rudolph Valentino and Agnes Ayres (also featuring Adolphe Menjou) debuted on October 21st. Critics weren't enthusiastic but the public loved it - in the first few weeks 125,000 people had seen the movie - and it eventually exceeded $1 million in ticket sales. And Rudolph Valentino, an Italian American, became the heartthrob of a female generation.

In 1935, she was merely 14 years old when on August 14, the Social Security Act was signed into law. The purpose was to "provide federal assistance to those unable to work". The law established the Social Security Administration whose primary focus was to "provide aid for the elderly, the unemployed, and children". The Act survived many Supreme Court challenges and the Administration continues until today.

In 1965, when she was 44 years old, the television show "I Spy" premiered in the fall season on NBC. The stars were Bill Cosby and Robert Culp, making Cosby the first African American to headline a television show. Four stations - in Georgia, Florida, and Alabama - refused to air the show.

In 1974, she was 53 years old when on July 30th, the House Judiciary Committee adopted three articles of impeachment against President Nixon. He was charged with obstruction of justice, failure to uphold laws, and the refusal to produce material subpoenaed by the committee. In order to avoid impeachment, Richard M. Nixon announced that he would resign on August 8th, the first President to do so.

In 1994, in the year of Isabel W Purdue's passing, on May 6th, former political prisoner, lawyer, and activist Nelson Mandela was elected the first black President of South Africa. He was 75 when he was elected and he served one five-year term.

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