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Jane K Brown (1916 - 2009)

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Jane K Brown
1916 - 2009
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September 15, 1916
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December 22, 2009
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Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County, California 90278
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Jane K Brown was born on September 15, 1916. She died on December 22, 2009 at 93 years old. We know that Jane K Brown had been residing in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County, California 90278.
Updated: January 15, 2016
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Jane K Brown died on December 22, 2009 at 93 years old. She was buried in National Cemetery Of The Alleghenies Section 4 Site 861, Bridgeville, Pennsylvania . She was born on September 15, 1916. There is no information about Jane's family or relationships. We know that Jane K Brown had been residing in Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County, California 90278.
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In 1916, in the year that Jane K Brown was born, in June, the U.S. Congress authorized a plan to expand the armed forces over the next five years. Called the National Defense Act of 1916, the national law expanded the National Guard and Army (the Army added an aviation unit), created the Reserves, and gave the President expanded authority to federalize the National Guard. It also allowed the government to stockpile, in advance, materiel to be used in wartime.

In 1934, when she was 18 years old, on July 22nd, gangster John Dillinger was killed in Chicago. His gang had robbed banks and police stations, among other charges, and he was being hunted by J. Edgar Hoover, head of the FBI - although many in the public saw him as a "Robin Hood". A madam from a brothel in which he was hiding became an informer for the FBI and, after a shootout with FBI agents, Dillinger was shot and died.

In 1943, by the time she was 27 years old, on June 20th through June 22nd, the Detroit Race Riot erupted at Belle Isle Park. The rioting spread throughout the city (made worse by false rumors of attacks on blacks and whites) and resulted in the deployment of 6,000 Federal troops. 34 people were killed, (25 of them black) - mostly by white police or National Guardsmen, 433 were wounded (75 percent of them black) and an estimated $2 million of property was destroyed. The same summer, there were riots in Beaumont, Texas and Harlem, New York.

In 1968, Jane was 52 years old when on April 4th, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the civil rights leader, was shot and killed by an assassin in Memphis. James Earl Ray was apprehended and plead guilty to shooting Dr. King. Ray died in jail in 1998.

In 1987, Jane was 71 years old when 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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