Jane B. (Watson) Dodson (born 1929)

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Jane B Dodson
1929
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c. 1929
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Jane B. (Watson) Dodson was born c. 1929. According to her family tree, she married Carlton B. Dodson on May 23, 1992 in Texas. We know that Jane B. (Watson) Dodson had been residing in Texas.
Updated: February 6, 2019
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Married: May 23, 1992
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Jane B. (Watson) Dodson was born c. 1929. According to her family tree, she married Carlton B. Dodson on May 23, 1992 in Texas. We know that Jane B. (Watson) Dodson had been residing in Texas.

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In 1929, in the year that Jane B. (Watson) Dodson was born, on October 29th (Black Tuesday), the stock market crashed in the United States. Billions of dollars were lost and some investors committed suicide as a result, having lost their fortunes. This ushered in the 12 year, worldwide Great Depression.

In 1933, the day after being inaugurated, the new President, Franklin Roosevelt, declared a four-day bank holiday to stop people from withdrawing their money from shaky banks (the bank run). Within 5 days of his administration, the Emergency Banking Act was passed - reorganizing banks and closing insolvent ones. In his first 100 days, he asked Congress to repeal Prohibition (which they did), signed the Tennessee Valley Authority Act, signed legislation that paid commodity farmers to leave their fields fallow, thus ending surpluses and boosting prices, signed a bill that gave workers the right to unionize and bargain collectively for higher wages and better working conditions as well as suspending some antitrust laws and establishing a federally funded Public Works Administration, and won passage of 12 other major laws that helped the economy.

In 1948, on May 14th, the State of Israel was proclaimed by David Ben-Gurion, who became Israel's first Premier, and the U.S. officially recognized Israel. That evening, Egypt launched an air assault on Israel.

In 1954, 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 1990, after 27 years in prison, Nelson Mandela, the leader of the movement to end South African apartheid was released on February 11th 1990.

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