Jane Delker (1907 - 1994)

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Jane Delker
1907 - 1994
updated February 06, 2019
Jane Delker was born on August 19, 1907. She died on February 6, 1994 at age 86. We know that Jane Delker had been residing in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.


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Jane Delker died on February 6, 1994 at 86 years old. She was born on August 19, 1907. We have no information about Jane's family or relationships. We know that Jane Delker had been residing in Pottsville, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.
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In 1907, in the year that Jane Delker was born, the state of Oklahoma was admitted to the United States on November 16. Previously called "Oklahoma Territory" and "Indian Territory", the two areas were merged and Oklahoma became the 46th state. It is the 28th most populous state.

In 1923, Jane was 16 years old when on September 1, an earthquake - the Great Kanto earthquake - destroyed one-third of Tokyo. Measuring 7.9 and with a reported duration of between 4 and 10 minutes, casualties totaled about 142,800 deaths, including about 40,000 who went missing and were presumed dead.

In 1930, when she was 23 years old, on August 6th, N.Y. Supreme Court Judge Joseph Crater went through papers in his office, destroyed some of them, withdrew all his money from the bank - $5,150, sold his stock, met friends at a restaurant for dinner and disappeared after getting into a taxi (or walking down the street - his friends' testimony later changed). His disappearance was reported to the police on September 3rd - almost a month later. His wife didn't know what happened, his fellow Justices had no idea, and his mistresses (he had several) said that they didn't know. While his disappearance was front page news, his fate was never discovered and after 40 years the case was closed, still without knowing if Crater was dead or alive.

In 1971, when she was 64 years old, in March, Congress passed the Twenty-sixth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which lowered the voting age to 18 (from 21). It was a response to the criticism that men could fight at 18, but not vote for the policies and politicians who sent them to war. The states quickly ratified the Amendment and it was signed into law on July 1st by President Richard Nixon.

In 1994, in the year of Jane Delker's passing, on May 6th, the Channel Tunnel or "Chunnel" was officially opened. The Chunnel is a railway tunnel beneath the English Channel that connects Great Britain to mainland France. Original plans for such a tunnel were developed in 1802 and approved by Napoleon Bonaparte but the British rejected the plan fearing that Napoleon would use the railway to invade.

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Oct 21, 1921 - Nov 15, 1995
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Mary Delker
Jan 29, 1896 - March 1980
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Dorothea A Delker
Nov 28, 1920 - Oct 20, 1996
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Milton Delker
Dec 20, 1901 - January 1970
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